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Large hires monitor text scale settings

I have done quite a lot of research but so far without a decent solution:

I have used a 27 inch 2560x1440 (so-called 3K or QHD) monitor for a couple of years now but in all that time I haven't stopped fiddling wit the display settings in Windows.

At default 100% settings the text size is too small to be comfortable. 133% is about right for me. However, if you change the scale to 133%, images are also made larger and of course that makes inherent sharpness of 1:1 image to display pixels compromised.

In Firefox I can change the text size independently of images, but I don't seem to be able to do this at a Windows 10 system level.

I'm beginning to suspect it's not possible!

Come on everyone - prove me wrong Please!

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Re: Large hires monitor text scale settings

do not know if I am doing it correct, windows 10 settings display changed to 150%, the image I was viewing in lightroom at 1:1 did not change but the text extra in light room got bigger?
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Re: Large hires monitor text scale settings

Lightroom is an exception - Adobe have ensured thatit works properly regardless of the display factor set in Windows.

Unfortunately, a lot of other programs aren't so obliging, including Outlook, and my preferred Web Browser, Firefox. The latter is especially frustrating because it's the main way I view images online and if the scaling in Windows isn't 100%, images look soft because they get interpolated.

I can adjust the text size independently of image sizes in Firefox, but it would be much better if the OS took care of it.

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Re: Large hires monitor text scale settings

Have you tried the "Ease of Access" area of the settings ?
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Re: Large hires monitor text scale settings

From what I can see it just takes you to the advanced display settings where if you increase the text size, it affects icons and photos as well, sadly.

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