This section contains information about writing DPI-aware Win32 applications.
This tutorial shows you how to make your application DPI-aware on Windows 8.1. First, you learn the importance of writing a high DPI application. Next, you ensure that the computer is in high DPI mode and run the application at the 144 DPI setting. Then, you mark the application as DPI-aware by adding a manifest entry to the application. Finally, you scale the button size, layout, and window size, and use the default theme text API for text.
Explains how to make your Desktop and Win32 applications DPI-aware and why you should do so. This paper shows how to use the high-DPI features in Windows 8.1 to make your UI more consistent, attractive, and readable. It also explains how to identify and fix common DPI issues, and how to use the manifest to declare your application to be DPI Aware.
Shows how to declare your managed application as DPI-aware in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.
Scaling Web pages to take advantage of varying DPI displays in Windows Internet Explorer 8.
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