2 Replies Latest reply on Feb 17, 2015 8:44 AM by OndrejChvojka

    Problems with screen resolution



      Problems with screen resolution


      FileMaker Pro



      Operating system version

      Windows 7

      Description of the issue

      Having all kinds of issues when the screen resolution is set to the default of 125%.  When I change it to 100% everything seems to work but this is not an acceptable font size to use.  Seems to have started when moved from 13.01 to 13.03. 

      Frustrating items I have noticed to date.
      1.  In layout mode, when duplicating an item by dragging and holding the ctrl key the new item is away from the cursor arrow making it difficult to line up and shift + ctrl does not keep in straight line.

      2. Table view becomes all disjointed with the columns not lining up once click in a field until I trigger a screen refresh.

      3.  Often times the Layout and Found count do not match with the actual body until I trigger a screen refresh.

      Unfortunately going to have to go back to 13.01 as this just isn't acceptable.


      Have to set my screen resolution to 100% which is not the default in my windows.  125% is the default

        • 1. Re: Problems with screen resolution

               Chris Conger:

               Thank you for your post.

               Our Development and Testing departments are aware of the high DPI settings in Windows conflicting with FileMaker Pro.  Until this is changed, use 100% screen resolution.

               FileMaker, Inc.

          • 2. Re: Problems with screen resolution

            Hello, sorry, if odd. Your problem seems to be quite similar, but not exactly the same. I experienced problems with FileMaker screen resolution detection. After upgrade from FM 12 to FM 13 and updating to v.4 (Central Europe), Filemaker returns wrong values of  Get(ScreenWidth) or Get(ScreenHeight) and also displays Layouts in that wronf resolution. I am comparing to those values, I get in Windows 7 monitor resolution settings.

            Namely, working on monitor with 1680x1050 resolution (taken from Windows 7 Screen Resolution settings), Filemaker returns Get(ScreenWidth) = 1344 and Get(ScreenHeight) = 843. Is not strange? If any solution, I would be thankful.