Photoshop: Support scalable user interface UI for high resolution monitors

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I'm using a high resolution monitor(2560x1600). As a result, all the the toolbar fonts and menu fonts are small and hard to see. I do not want to lower the screen resolution as this would defeat the purpose of this monitor.. Will the new CS6 have the ability to increase font sizes to accommidate Hi-Res monitors?

Thanks

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
4k Monitor Support.


Experimental features only allows 200% enlargement for high resolution monitors (on Windows). 150% would match the operating system better. Currently, 100% is too small and 200% too large.
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Have the CS6 of most Adobe sw and this problem is really frustrating. Also, people starts to talk about is and it creates a sort of "bad PR" for a company like adobe. Time to fix it. Or the other way around, the problem will get worse. More and more such monitors will be used. So go ahead and do some work!
And, this issues is not either fixed or implemented. Or rather, shoulld we al work on 80 inches screens?
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I don ́t understand why it is always spoken from a fix. Where is that fix? It really looks like that this fix doesn ́t work right.
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It does work correctly for 200% UI scaling (which is what most high dpi displays currently need). We are continuing to work with Microsoft to enable more flexible UI scaling.
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So how is "working correctly" in your opinion defined? Just that this 200% function has been implemented or that it allows a good work flow?
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Chris, I'm going to disagree here. The operating system, in my case Windows 7 Ultimate, provides an override scaling of 150% and from my use with other programs on this monitor is perfect. My original complaint was that 200% is too much and that 150% should be the default to match the OS.
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The 200% scaling solves most of the known UI scaling issues on high resolution displays - and that is working well.
But again, we are continuing to work with Microsoft to allow more flexible UI scaling in applications on Windows. We have to work within the limitations of the OS, and we are working with Microsoft to address those limitations.
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Sounds like the blog post Jeffrey posted a few days ago addresses a fix in Photoshop CC but I dont see anything about that in the linked post.

Jeffery was there a fix for CC? What about say CS4 (v11).
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That resolution is not high res (~200 dpi) unless you're using it on a 13 inch display.
We are continuing to work with Microsoft to allow more flexible UI scaling on Windows in the future.
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again, it works for some CC products already and not for other products of the CC family.
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Yes, because some products don't need as much from the OS as Photoshop does, and some products are willing to live with the problems in the OS scaling APIs. Plus some products are dependent on other teams getting the UI scaling to work first before they can incorporate the changes. Getting UI scaling to work correctly on Windows is not as easy as it looks. That's why we're continuing to work with Microsoft to get the Windows scaling APIs fixed, or least come up with reasonable workarounds for known issues.
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I purchased Adobe Photoshop CS6 Windows full edition on 10th Feb 2015 and stumbled into this HiDPI resolution problem. Tech Software, the Adobe distributor refuses to refund my money and Adobe Customer Care does not want to know about the problem and will not support a refund of my money. Very poor form and says something about how they treat their customers. The product is faulty and the manufacturer is liable and the product is not fit for purpose.
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Love it. An endless series of removed comments, with vague, indefensible reasons given for the removal when in reality this thread simply points out how narcissistic Adobe (or at least this division) has become. The fact remains that Adobe is still selling this as current standalone version, yet haughtily tells you that they won't support it, nor do they ever have any intention of doing so. I wonder how long it will take for THIS comment to be removed?
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And I see you guys remove comments just because you dont have an answer to it. That is really disappointing
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Your comment was removed for profanity.
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Patrik Rederer

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But not always comments are removed because profanity. Most times it comments don ́t suit they are removed as "off topic". Seems to be a lucky thing the removing tool for this site!
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Yes, when people post things that are off topic, they get removed from the topic - because the post is not contributing to the topic at hand. If someone posts something that needs it's own topic, then we branch the discussion to a new topic.
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If you read all the comments they go back to almost 2 years ago and people complaining about the same issues.

Seriously when are you guys going to fix the user interface problem on high resolution displays?
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I use CC2014. I can ́t use the 200% scale feature because it does scale up way too much.
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Agreed, that is the reason the OS provides 150%.
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Again, we are continuing to work with Microsoft to support more general UI scaling on Windows. The existing 200% scaling does address the needs of most high res displays, and especially the surface pro displays.
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Chris Cox, unfortunately, most of the complaints seem to be related to the fact that 200% is way too much scaling. I recognize that CC 2014 seems to draw it's own menus, rather than relying on the OS, but to choose a value that is no where near what the OS has natively doesn't seem to make sense.
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I do want to thank Adobe on one thing. Prior to the 2014.2 update, the use of the TKAction panel (custom panel) was almost unusable. Now, the controls scale to fit the host. Great work on this. Thanks.
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You know by saying upgrade to CC 2014, you might as well say wait another 2 years and probably in 2016 we will have another software that will be a lot better that what we currently have.

Because right now you cant really fix any problem.
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I will write about this and they way you guys provide support and solution to your customers on my blog.

We will see if that is going to get your attention then
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Roland, we get it that you are mad. We also get that you are using CS6, and you will not see a fix (that's like asking Ford to fix the faulty wipers in your '82 Mustang). This discussion is about CC2014 and the problems that exist for that version. You and your 60+ messages last night totally was blowing up my phone, and I just want to state for the record that at this point you are simply being petulant and annoying. Please stop.
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http://www.danantonielli.com/adobe-ap...

This tutorial worked for me
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Thanks for posting, Shawn! Do you think creating a manifest file for Bridge would work as well? The only manifest file in the Bridge folder is Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest.
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just an update for the rest of people who follow this blog or forum or what ever it is that adobe is providing.

Chris recommends to upgrade to CC 2014 but if you read their other blog people have problems with the CC 2014 as well. If you want to fix the problem then you have to go to a 200% scaling on windows. But guess what, everything will be so gigantic that is not even usable for the users.

You can read about it here http://feedback.photoshop.com/photosh...

Dont waste your money on CC 2014.
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Jeffrey you mentioned dont swear on this site.

seriously, how about you provide an answer other than just the usual 2 lines that seems more like copy and paste.

I think users put a lot of their time writing about their frustrations here.

How about you do the same thing and answer their questions properly other than just a short answer?
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Hi Roland, please read the thread. I have answered your questions previously as responses inline to other customers. I looked up your account and don't see any case notes or registered products. Is it possible they're under a different Adobe ID than you're using to post here?
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Well, the issue is not really fixed. Bridge CC as well as Camera RAW does not have any solution on the problem. Running CC and win7 with a 31.5 inch DELL monitor (4k). It is surprising to say the least that a company like Adobe ignore their own products to be developed in line with customers preferences and technology developments in general. Also, 4K monitors are out on the market at lower prices now and for smaller screens so the problem is getting worse. For a 24 inch screen I would need a microscope to see and read the text in Bridge CC. Nice!
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Hi Gunnar, Bridge is a different product - but yes - it does still need to updated for HiDPI. The latest version of Camera Raw supports HiDPI - http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/ca...
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OK, tried this but where do I set the UI setting for camera raw? Cannot find any such setting which is needed. Still the same tiny UI. Only a kid with a supersharp eye can use the software. And actually, in the program management application window for CC, the letter and other info while installing, is so tiny that it is virtually impossible to see what is going on.
Anyway, I couldn't find a way to use this new feature to be able to use the sw camera raw in a proper way.
Also, in windows, there is a setting "Custom" for the scale. People complain that 200% is too much. I set it to 175%, which is pretty OK for a 31,5 inch display
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Of course, setting the window scaling at 175% totally defeats the purpose of even HAVING a high-rez display in the first place. Not exactly a good solution just to be able to use the software.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Total frustration.

Why does Chris and Jeffrey Tranberry delete so many comments? This in itself is an indication of a major problem in an area. If this is deleted, I'll try to find the next level of management. There are many customers upset with Photoshops lack of response to just wanting a viewable size font on a HiRes monitor. We are continually being told this is a new feature. We only want what was taken away not something new
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Are you looking at the above image. I see no profanity in it at all.
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This is a screen shot of the email I received. Please explain.
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Hi Diane, That dialog/message is from the GetSatisfaction platform used for this site. You'd have to ask them how the algorithm works.
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Diane, I would get that exact same message, no matter what was in the message. I have a screenshot of that message when the only word in the message was "Adobe". Oh, the irony.

I was able to get past that by logging out and back in.
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Thanks....dealing with company is past frustrating. I'm sure this comment has profanity in it also. 
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To Chris, Jeffery, et al:

It has been officially stated that, and I quote, "The menu font size in the 2014.2.x release of Photoshop CC is determined by the operating system settings."

I dispute that statement as being blatantly false, and here are MORE screenshots to back my assertion. Yes, this is the most current version of CC2014. You will not that OTHER CC apps scale up just fine.

I am curious to see if there will be ANY official response whatsoever to this entry.

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I love how when ONCE AGAIN, I post screenshot proof of my assertion, that there is zero response from Adobe representatives.
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I believe the menu items themselves are system drawn, while the menu bar isn't.
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Seriously.....??? Let me get this straight.... I JUST bought the new Lenovo yoga pro.... and I cannot run my photoshop on it, because it is too small to see, and Adobe has ZERO plans for a fix...????
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Unfortunately, while the drop down menus in Photoshop respect the choice the menu bar itself doesn't, and neither do the buttons. Adobe has given us 200% in the experimental section of the preferences, rather than making the menu bar and menu have the same settings.
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Thank you so much for the quick response Robert. You're right, menus look ok, but buttons and menu bar don't. I have been reading about the experimental section of the preferences, but I don't see that option. I go to Edit --> Preferences --> there's no experimental features, or anything similar to that..

Only options are: general, interface, file handling, performance, cursors, transparency & gamut, units & rulers, guides,grid & slicers, plug-ins, type, 3d
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You need to have Photoshop CC I believe. It's the next to the last item in the preferences menu.
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The new feature is available in Photoshop CC 2014.
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Also, making the menu bar scale separately was a customer request after they had been using the 200% UI scaling feature.
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I have Photoshop CS 6 extended

is this out of date as well?
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Yes. The new UI scaling feature is only in Photoshop CC 2014.
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You guys have the worst customers service
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FYI: per Adobe, Seeing the menu is now "new feature".
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I just got a new computer and CS6 Master Collection. Do you guys have a fix for this scaling issue yet?
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Hi Paul, You can return your product if you just purchased your product.
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Thanks Jeffery,
This is stunning, that a company would rather have customers return a product rather than fix a problem.
My collaborators are all using CS6 and Premiere for CC is not compatible.
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Paul, while I commiserate, you are using CS6 - technically a legacy application, and you will **not** see a fix (that's like asking Ford to fix the faulty wipers in your '82 Mustang). This discussion is about CC2014 and the problems that exist for that version.
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The UI scaling of photoshop CC is no feature. Its more like a work around. And it does not function well.
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That is my biggest complaint that being able to see a menue or read a font SHOULD NOT BE A NEW FEATURE!
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I have to say that I am not satisfied with the UI scaling of Adobe Photoshop CC. It is only a 200% version of the old UI.
Because of that I will stop my adobe creative cloud account till this problem will be solved in an acceptable manner.
And this could take some time :-)
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And I repeat, at risk of being removed again, that from the perspective of the end users, the customers, that my screenshots illustrate very clearly the issue at hand. The answer that it's a Microsoft issue would only hold water if all your apps behaved thusly, then, by extension, the problem lies with how Photoshop handles/implements the API's, correct?
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No, it means that some apps are not using the same APIs, some apps draw all their own UI (and avoid some of the issues), and that you are missing the problems that we (and Microsoft) know exist in other applications.
All you can show is that you do not see the problems - yet Microsoft and other developers DO see and understand the problems. Logically, Microsoft and application developers know a lot more about what is going on with the APIs -- and we're working together to get those OS issues solved or at least find reasonable workarounds. This is a much bigger problem than you seem to understand, and it can't be solved instantly.
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"instantly"???? I can listen to you tell every new person who buy a HiRez laptop the same thing 90% of the time. But, come on, 3 years of complaints has far exceeded your "instantly". I try to only follow everything these days since all of us that voice our opinions are usually deleted instantly. I notice you still have your smiling face aviator....they must pay you some really big bucks. Have a nice Friday night.
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Chris, I have Adobe Suite CC for 12 months now. When I started one year ago I had this problem with Photoshop CC UI scaling. Then you said that you are working with microsoft to solve the problem.
I wonder how long you would like to say this sentence to frustrated customers like me.
For years and years?
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We appreciate the problem "can't be solved instantly" on earth, but certainly not around some black hole where time almost virtually stops.
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In reply to this conversation I still don't get it working OK with Camera RAW and Br. OK, I know that Bridge is not Photoshop, but as a user I see it as a front-end and in this way connected to Ph. Same with Camera RAW. (I am running CC). In Br you just don't see anything of the text unless you are less than 10 cm from the monitor. Amazing! It was small before, but now... Same with Camera RAW. All gest smaller except the view part for the image which is big. Wow! And other products like InDesign (OK, no Ph again), but the UI is all wrong. The text in the "header" on the top with "File", etc is unreadable, while other parts get bigger adapted texts. And this is Adobe... Employ some more programmers who knows what they are doing! I pick up these cases during some classes just to demonstrate bad examples of HMI and bad programming. But for that purposes, this works!
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Are your running Photoshop CC? or Photoshop CC 2014 (v2014.2.1)? What version of Camera Raw are you running? What OS/version are you running on?
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All CC Apps.
Photoshop:
version 2014.2.1
20141014.r.257 x64
Camera raw 8.7 beta

computer / OS: win 7 latest update, display setting is 175 % scaling
monitor: Dell UHD 31.5 inch

Photoshop works OK, but: Br and Camera raw is in the work-flow and does not work in a proper way.
Also, Apps like inDesign should also, as all Adobe product work to fix this issue. This is not what users expect.
Also, All people do not have eyes like a Jet Pilot.
And, buy some monitors and check for yourself
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Hi again, one more issue in this terrible issue: it was told by someone that there was a fix in a releas candidate for Camera RAW. It did not work, or at least, there was no way to get a proper UI for this issue. Same sh-t. There were some icons in the lower right. I had to do tries and error as the text popping up was not readable, and the icons so small I couldn't see what the were telling me. Seems like we all have to get back to the old style of pixelized scrambled monitors. Or?
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Just set your monitor for lower resolution.
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I know that I can do that. But why did I pay for a high res monitor and excellent factory calibration of the colors, and work with a consumer software of lowest quality? Maybe the latter is the problem. We have to start working with other sw...
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Rene, this is a good one! If it all that theme wasn ́t so serios, I could laugh about it.
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Hi again... The workaround on the Br -> Camera RAW -> Ph issue is as follows: Download a release candidate for Camera RAW. Them in Br, select the files you want to work with and open in Ph (not Camera RAW). The files will first open Ph which automatically open Camera RAW with all files, and the correct scaling for the setting in Ph.
But again, it seems that Adobe should buy a UHD monitor to actually work out how it looks like and do some testing. Br is not a working App in the work flow. There are quite many glitches where this don't work in a proper way. As said before, the text sizes is supersmall and a magnifier is needed. And it is not in sync with other apps. Seems that this App is to be faced out? or am I wrong?
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Why is adone still selling cs6 since they wont ever support high res monitors? We just bought cs6, coming from final cut, and it is unfathomable what Adobe has done.
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I dislike the Cloud Licensing model.
I know that for some users it may actually be economically advantageous and for you it is an opportunity to give Adobe feedback.
But what are you going to use instead of Photoshop for image editing in the meanwhile?
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The question is what is the alternative of canceling my account: A software which is only uable by a magnify glass + pay a lot of money every month for it. I will use an old version of Photoshop in the meantime. But I understand that this won ́t work for every user.
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Francisco, in response to your question "Why is ado[b]e still selling cs6 since they wont ever support high res monitors?" I shall say they sell because they want more profit while hoping their CS6 customers won't speak up or complain.
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You will note that Adobe is rather quiet on this point.
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Good point, Rene! The "answering machines" to this question do not have the answer to it, so Adobe representatives can't simply copy/paste the answer again and again, pretty much like a machine, without contemplating the questions.
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I just bought CS6 as an upgrade to my older version of CS5. I did this speaking to an Adobe Sales. I specifically stated that I was using a 4K monitor and was excited to use some of the new features in Photoshop. How can a company fail to support high res monitors on a product that they sell as the current non cloud-based version in 2015? I am faculty at a large university and after reading the posts on this forum it would seem that Adobe just doesn't get it. Universities are where you got all your initial support and following. I will definitely tell all my colleagues about this issue and Adobe's indifference to supporting it. Most of my colleagues have no way to use a CC account as we use purchasing departments to buy specific items. It seems to me that forcing folks who use high res monitors to use the band aid fix in CC-2014 that it makes things better. All I can say is that no company is too big to fail, especially one that grew on the backs of its users.
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Hi Scott, we have enough info. I'll have an agent contact you.
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Hi Jeffrey, I took care of it. Adobe Customer service credited my card with the CS6 price after I inactivated it. Then I purchased 1 year on the CC. Thanks for looking into this. BTW I used the Edit/Preferences/Experimental features /scale UI 200% seems to work for my system.
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Great. Thanks!
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To make CS 6 work on high res monitors, I followed this tutorial and it works on my computer for several of the cs6 programs:
http://www.danantonielli.com/adobe-ap...
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Shawn, thanks for the link. It has fixed both Adobe products and a bespoke piece of software too
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Too many comments here (some irrelevant) with no straightforward correct answer, so I hope I get one asking it:
I run PS CS6 on Win 7 with DPI 200% and 2560x1600 display. The row of Menus on the top of Photoshop interface has too small fonts (although when dropped down are large enough, thanks to my 200% DPI):


My Photoshop CS6 has no "Experimental Features" under Preferences, and Photoshop UI is set to Large(st).
Is there a working update/solution available to fix this? If yes, CLEAR link/description (no CC related solutions, only CS6 related solutions please)?
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Again, I already give you a direct answer about CS6, multiple times. Not liking clear answers that you receive is not the same as not receiving answers.
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Again, the direct answer to my question was a single word: "No."

The one who did not like the answer "no, there is no solution" was you because you avoided it, in attempt to hide a Photoshop's failure.

I asked if there is a "solution" for that problem of "CS6 on Windows." If you understood my question, you would not quibble about Photoshop's achievement to fix that problem on CS6 for Macintosh.
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CS6 is still being sold on the website as a current version, and for the princely sum of a thousand dollars. Perhaps there should be a disclaimer that warns potential buyers that they are buying software that will never be upgraded or supported, judging by what happens here.
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CS6 is offered for sale, but it not listed as a current version because it is two full versions behind the current release of Photoshop. Older versions never get new features.
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Rene, you have good point on "disclaimer."

But we know that Adobe already failed to identify the problem right when CS6 was released (note when Adobe released CS6 for Windows, high resolution monitors existed in the market). From a legal perspective, therefore, failure to provide cost-free updates to fix this problem of CS6 on Windows is, at least, a negligence in duty of care, which is a legal liability and makes a good case for tort if only a customer has time and money to follow it up in a law suit.

Luckily for Adobe, we (customers of CS6 for Windows) currently live in a friendly stage of interacting with Adobe in a nice forum because we love its products, but if Adobe continues to neglect our rights and its responsibilities (by repeating irrelevant statements such as "Older versions never get new features" over and over again), then we shall proceed to a legal interacting stage, which will surely not be as friendly. I hope that does not occur.
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Just a brief comment on the current discussion related to user interface: This seems to be managed in a rather sloppy way by most players in the sw development companies, and the up-take of high resolution monitors together with the rapid decrease in price seems to have come earlier than expected. Related to Ph, Adobe has done a work around solution that works on Ph and a few more Apps. But many are to be frank close to unusable to this date. I can accept the statement that MS is lagging behind, but still, UI text and graphics should be possible to fix anyhow. And as MS has announced version 10 late this year, it is likely to expect that any solution will arrive at the earliest by win 10, meaning everyone has to upgrade to benefit with something which should have been fixed a few years back, to say the least. In other business sectors, especially safety related areas, people don't get home until a situation is cleared. This is apparently not the case in sw business industry. But years... To be frank, sloppy management. Finally, even if the situation was evident during CS6 period, I can somehow accept the fact that fixes are related to the current CC product line. CS6 is rather dated now and I don't know how or if this still is on sale, but in my organization we still get that (but I bought the CC specifically for me) I think our IT people has a bulk of CS6 and they think that is good enough...
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Because it doesn't work perfectly, and because Illustrator doesn't use the OS controls and avoids some of the OS issues.
AGAIN, we are continuing to work with Microsoft on the issues needed to allow more flexible UI scaling on Windows.
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So that begs the question, why not simply have PS do the same thing, Chris? If MS is the issue, just bypass it and let the app dictate the UI size (like the OTHER Adobe apps that don't have this failing)?
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Chris Cox

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Because that still doesn't solve all the OS issues needed for an application like Photoshop. Plus Photoshop is already drawing some of it's own controls in places where the OS still does not scale correctly.
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Rene Schmidt

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Thank you, Chris. I guess I would offer that we are not looking to solve ALL the OS issues, just the one that makes the product impossible to use on a HiDPI monitor. So if you've already demonstrated that controls can be independently drawn... well, do I need to spell it out? (Yes, I'm being a PITA...)

I would also so bold as to suggest that Marketing be compelled to include "not for use with HiDPI monitors" on the sales page for CS6, which, as I noted elsewhere, is still being actively sold as the **current** standalone version, and reiterate for the record that this issue has been known since at least CS5, which doesn't exactly look all that great in relation to customer responsiveness.

Chris, I realize that you must have Sales, Marketing and Legal (not to mention MS) breathing down your neck on this, and I will say for the record that I don't envy your position. I assume you are aware of the registry edit hack that fixes it, right? All I can say is that I'm glad that I use a Mac at home and don't have to fight with this issue there as well.
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Chris Cox

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Yes, you are failing to read the answers you have already received.
No, the registry hack does not work correctly.
No, Illustrator still does not work entirely correctly (nor does it have the same requirements as Photoshop).
No, it is nowhere near as simple as you are making it out to be.

AGAIN, we are continuing to work with Microsoft to address the OS issues needed to allow more flexible UI scaling on Windows.
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Having same issue with PS CC 2014 & Bridge on my brand new dell M3800 laptop with 3840x2160 screen. One PITA workaround is to use the magnifier app shipped with Windows.
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Chris Cox

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Enable the 200% UI Scaling option in Photoshop's preferences, then relaunch Photoshop.
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Eric Millette

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that's great thanks! cant find that button in Bridge preferences, is it there?
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Bridge does not support HiDPI, yet.
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Just a shame to Adobe not fixing this problems for so long.
Best graphic software, can't change menus, text and cursor size.
Shame.
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Chris Cox

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That isn't a solution, that is a hack with lots of problems.

Did you try the 200% UI scaling feature in Photoshop CC 2014?
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To be honest, the 200% UI scaling is to high. I think 150% would have suit best.
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Chris Cox

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That would be nice, but 200% UI scaling is what we and Microsoft could get working. We are continuing to work with Microsoft on the OS issues needed to get more general UI scaling to work.
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Patrik Rederer

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But do you think that there will be a solution for Windows 7 (Win 8) or do you think that implementation will only be possible for Windows 10?
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Chris Cox

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At this time, we don't know.
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Patrik Rederer

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To say my personal opinion: I don ́t think there will be a solution for windows 7 / 8. For me it looks like that Windows 10 could solve all that problem because Win 10 for sure will have HDPI support. Now it is just a waiting game.