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570 Points

Sun, Oct 2, 2011 1:42 PM

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Elements: Support scalable user interface UI for high resolution monitors

Hi,

The fonts in Photoshop menus, toolbars and dialog boxes are too small for me, making the sotware almost unusable. I tried to find a way to enlarge them, but there seems to be no solution. Searches on Google confirmed this.

The time when people with CRTs were lowering the resolution to increase font size is over, really. Now we have LCDs with native resolution of almost 1080p, if not more, so there is truly a need to adjust font size. Windows 7 has a facility allowing to scale fonts of application, this works for many programs, but Photoshop and also Premiere seem to just override this and make a custom UI with tiny fonts.

Fortunately for me, I discovered this while trying the demo version. I will probably have to choose some other product for image and video editing.

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70 Points

9 years ago

I went from from PSE8 to 10 - The interface is terrible as has been discussed above. I realize the PSE customers are not the focus becuase it is a cheaper product, but I still would like to see the UI and save my eyes.

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488 Points

9 years ago

This is not only specific to PSE. I believe Photoshop has the same complaint by consumers. Adobe just doesn't seem to be interested in our concerns. Shame on them!!!!

15.1K Messages

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195.8K Points

So we create a forum for feedback, answer questions, implement many of the top requests... and you complain that we don't listen?

Just because we don't get to every single request instantly does not mean that we are not listening.

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70 Points

Wow, Adobe folks are really listening! Thank you for provinding a forum and monitering it. These things are not necessarily apparent to the programmer or UI designer. Thank you,

Adobe Administrator

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291.9K Points

Hi Debbie, there is a topic for Photoshop (CS) here: http://feedback.photoshop.com/photosh...

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

31 Messages

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488 Points

Actually Jeff, I also have PSE. Just letting Wilson know its on all software.

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214 Points

Chris, you are not implementing any solution to this very widespread and long pinpointed problem and looks like you haven't addressed it in pse 13 either. Will be steering clear of Adobe until they return to this planet !

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62 Points

8 years ago

I have just purchased photoshop elements 10, I would like to make the fonts larger on the icons, toolbars and drop down menus. I am told it can not be done? That is ridiculous! Obviously designed by a young person, how about a fix so the older generation can use the program. I have searched the web, seems like a lot of people would like the ability to read the screen. Very disappointed with product.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Elements 10: want fonts larger in UI.

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60 Points

8 years ago

I'd like to nuke Adobe. And fry all the sneaky, condescending programmers. They don't give a flying F whether we can read their crummy little font. Now I'm told I have cataracts (am a bit shy of 70), so that makes the micro gray font a pain to see on the dumb black background. The only reason I have PSE is that it works on a Mac - my old Picture Publisher 8 (still better than PS!) requires a PC.

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82 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Menus are too small on a 3200 x 1800 screen, can they be resized to be readable?.


I just installed PE12 on my new Dell XPS15 with a 3200 x 1800 15 inch screen. Your programs menu bar is too small to read. The dialog pop-up message boxes require a magnifier glass to read. Don't you have a version that works on the new HD screens?

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80 Points

7 years ago

Just uninstalled Adobe Elements 12 and won't be coming back to this software till this is sorted - will see what the market has to offer as well. Good I downloaded the trial and didn't just assumed that such solid company will care such less about the customers and the market.

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102 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Menu Size in Elements 12.


The Menu Size on high Resolution Screens (Lenovo Yoga 2 pro 3200 x 1800) ist so small, the Text is almost unreadable. And the Application is not to scale. At least i didnt find out.

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102 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Resolution issues on a 3200x1800 laptop.


Hello!

Perheps I've missed something in the preferences menu, but where do I choose resolution för Adobe elements 12. I've recently bought a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and it's standard resolution is 3200x1800. The problem with this is that the menus and the buttons are extremely small. About 4 times too small. Which makes this wonderful program completly useless.

The only way to work around this problem is to change the resolution for everything(in windows 8.1), but it seems a bit sad to buy a computer for $1400 and only be able to use halv of its potential.

I'm currently using the 30-days freetrial version of Elements 12, from the beginning I had the intention of purchasing it right away. But that Is definetly not an option if this issue isn't resolved.

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124 Points

I have been dealing with this same problem for 2 years now. I spent alot of money on Elements 12 and a lot of money on my Lenovo. I cannot use photoshop with the excruciatingly tiny scale. I cannot afford to upgrade to elements 13 and Ive searched for a fix for years. Whats the problem Adobe? Do you need to hire better developers or what? Help your current customers, thats how brand loyalty works. Ill be copy/pasting this message everywhere I find relative. I demand to be seen/heard and until I get a solution that allows me to use my photoshop program, I will keep on posting. Disgraceful!

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104 Points

I'm so fed up that this has been going on for years apparently with no help

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74 Points

7 years ago

Fred Kolbe 3 days ago

Have the same difficult situation on my LT (msi 620, full HD Screen) . . . .
with no answer though the many good tutorials or the friendly Service Team, yet . . .

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92 Points

7 years ago

I've the same issue as Patrik Pettersson. One of the main reasons to get these great high DPI displays is to use photo and video editing software like Photoshop and Premiere Elements.
I sincerely hope that a fix will come soon.

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570 Points

7 years ago

Same problem, and tired of seeing only repetitions of "I have the same problem/difficulty". If there is no solution, I don't want to hear about Photoshop anymore.

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102 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Photoshop Elements 12 menu text font size is too small. How to increase size of these UI fonts?.


My laptop screen has a native resolution of 2560x1440. Photoshop Elements 12 menu (the user interface) text fonts are much too small. How (or when) will this be fixed by Adobe?

A commonly provided work-around I hear is to reset the screen resolution to something lower to help make the application menus readable. I don't want to do this because all of my other apps work fine at this native resolution. Of all companies, Adobe is the last I expected to have this issue.

So my question remains: how (or when) will this Adobe issue be fixed? Thanks.

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82 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
HI DPI Scalling for Win8.1 and Hi Resolution Displays.


Photoshop Elements 12.0
Hi DPI Scaling! I just got a new Lenovo X1 Carbon with display resolution 2560 x 1440. I am using Windows 8.1 with resolution scaling of 150% or 200%. PSE is one of very few programs that does not support this scaling feature. So the Menues in PSE 12 are to smale an not realy acceptable. I request an urgent update. By the way, Lightroom works fine on my new Lenovo X1.
Kind regards
Harald Lindloff

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82 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Update PS Elements 12 Resolution PLEASE!!!.


Resolution for Photoshop Elements 12 is TOO LOW for higher resolutions displays like the Macbook Pro with retina display (2560x1600). A product with a higher resolution would be awesome!

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82 Points

7 years ago