[Geany-Devel] [Test] Geany GTK3 Windows binaries for testing

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Thu Mar 24 14:36:35 UTC 2016

On 2016-03-24 03:13 AM, Jiří Techet wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 1:04 AM, Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca> wrote:
>> On 2016-03-23 07:21 AM, Jiří Techet wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 9:02 AM, Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de>
>>> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>> here are new Windows installers for testing.
>>>> They are built from GIT master and this time against GTK3.
>>>> There are two reasons for this:
>>>> - test Geany+GTK3 more on Windows
>>>> - there seems to be a bug in GTK2 on Windows with that very high
>>>> DPI/resolutions: on text input widgets (GTK ones and the Scintilla
>>>> widget) the mouse cursor gets very tiny.
>>>> This doesn't happen with GTK3.
>>>> Jiří showed me the bug and he knows more about the details.
>>> Hi Enrico,
>>> nice - the mouse problem is solved in Gtk 3 for me but I think not so many
>>> users have an HiDPI screen so it's not so important. And if there are some
>>> more important problems with Gtk 3, better to stick with Gtk 2 for now.
>> I never had any mouse-related problems with GTK2, for what it's worth. I
>> have 4k monitor on Win10.
> What do you have set up for windows display scaling (the dialog e.g. here
> https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/4597/windows-10-feature-focus-display-scaling)?
> I need to have 200% because otherwise all the UI elements would be too
> small on the HiDPI screen. Now Geany window gets resized alright, just the
> "special" mouse cursors like the caret-like cursor in scintilla or back
> arrow cursor on scintilla sidebar are not scaled and twice as small (in
> both directions which makes the mouse cursor's area effectively 4x smaller).

I have no scaling enabled (ie. 100%). If I wanted a 2k monitor, I 
wouldn't have got one with 4k resolution :)

Matthew Brush

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