[wix-devs] 6204 - Add support for high DPI to the Burn engine, Take 2

Sean Hall r.sean.hall at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 06:17:33 PDT 2020

Something like a DpiAwareness element with SupportsPMV2='yes'.

If the process is declared as per-monitor DPI aware but your UI framework
is only System DPI aware then Bad Things happen when the DPI isn't the
primary monitor's DPI.

On Mon, Jul 6, 2020, 23:03 Bob Arnson <bob at firegiant.com> wrote:

> How are you thinking the bundle would declare DPI awareness? I'm +1 on the
> feature though I'd fully support if it were via manifest and we assumed DPI
> awareness in a v4 BA (2020+).
> And +1 on getting rid of GDI+.
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> Subject: [wix-devs] 6204 - Add support for high DPI to the Burn engine,
> Take 2
> In order to finish the High-DPI support for wixstdba, Burn needs to
> declare that it is per-monitor DPI aware. As I said in the issue, there's
> two choices - manifest or programmatically.
> https://github.com/wixtoolset/issues/issues/6204
> I would rather do it programmatically so the Bundle can decide the DPI
> awareness mode. Also, I was able to do everything in thmutil without using
> GDI+ so I would like to revert what was done in
> https://github.com/wixtoolset/issues/issues/4541. Thoughts?
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