Dialog fonts appear smaller or blurry when using AutoPIPE, why?
Why and how to fix it?
Overall, there could be any number of reasons why the fonts may appear smaller or blurry. Review the Avoidance section for possible solutions.
One or more of the following may apply:
AutoPIPE has 2 different types of dialogs: Type 1 and Type 2
Type 1 dialog uses Font name = Courier New, Size = 8 pt
Type 2 dialog uses Font name = MS Sans Serif, Size = 8 pt
Confirm that the computer has both types of font names mentioned above installed
a. Open the Start Menu. Type "command prompt" or "cmd" in the search box. Press "Enter" on the keyboard to open the Windows Command Prompt.
b. Note the directory path. and change as needed.
c. Enter the following command at the next prompt, then press "Enter:"
dir \ C:\WINDOWS\Fonts >FontList.txt
d. Entering this command creates a text file called "FontList" at the file path. The "FontList" file contains a log of all of the files contained within the C:\WINDOWS\Fonts folder. In other words, it contains a list of all the fonts currently installed on the computer.
e. Review list and send a copy of the list if requested by Bentley TSG.
Cour.ttf = Courier New
Micross.ttf = MS Sans Serif
Windows theme should be set to a Windows default setting.
Steps to change Theme:
Step 1: Right click anywhere on the desktop.
Step 2: Select Personalization, located at the bottom of the listing.
Step 3: Select Windows 10 or Windows 7 default theme
MS Windows web site has issued a warning about blurry fonts "Fix Blurry Fonts problem in Windows 10"
This web page suggest the following to help fix the problem:
a. Disable DPL virtualizationb. Lower the overall Windows DPI settingc. Use Windows 10 DPI Fix Tool.
Delete the "MS Sans Serif,0" registry key from here:
> Windows NT
Then restart systems, and try to reproduce the issue