Hidpi Mode in ML on 27" imac

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  1. blow45 macrumors 68000

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    Can anyone get back to us on how this looks with screenshots? Would be much appreciated. Thanks.

    (or for that matter on how hidpi looks in any other mac they happen to be running it at)
     
  2. Killa Aaron macrumors regular

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    Like this, huge and crisp.
     

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  3. blow45 thread starter macrumors 68000

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    cool!!!! thanks so much. what's the res. you are running it at?
     
  4. Feed Me macrumors 6502a

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    2560x1440
     
  5. Killa Aaron, Jul 2, 2012
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    Currently running below is 1280x720 (HiDPI)=2560x1440.

    These are the rest
    960x600 (HiDPI)=1920x1200
    960x540 (HiDPI)=1920x1080
    840x525 (HiDPI)=1680x1050
    800x600 (HiDPI)=1600x1200
    800x450 (HiDPI)=1600x900
     

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  6. 32KFJ macrumors regular

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    stupid question but:
    what will the HiDPI resolution be for my 13inch macbook pro?

     
  7. XiXora macrumors newbie

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    I'd assume it'd be 640x400.
     
  8. chevalier433 macrumors 6502a

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    What Xcode version you use?
     
  9. Killa Aaron macrumors regular

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    I did this last November on Lion with Xcode from the App Store and upgraded to 10.8, it still works when you delete Xcode too. I assume that the current Xcode version in the App Store will work the same. guide here
     
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  11. chevalier433 macrumors 6502a

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    Firstly thanks about the tweak secondly do you know how we "small" things generally in OS now seems all too large
     
  12. Killa Aaron macrumors regular

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    Not that i know of.
     
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  14. devitus, Jul 26, 2012
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    Adding custom HiDPI res

    Hi, I'm running a 2011 Mac Mini with my Panasonic HDTV (16:9, 1080p native). Since I'm about 3 meters away from it, the HiDPI setting was a must from the very beginning. I'm currently having it set to 960x540(HiDPI), which is recognised by the TV as 1080p, of course. A lot of apps and windows, though, don't display at full, since 960x540 is below the whatever minimum size they were programmed for.

    Now I would like to find a way to add a 1280x720(HiDPI) setting, equivalent to a double-pixel version of 2560x1440. At 720p HiDPI most of the applications should display in full. How can I make such custom resolution for my settings? Can something like SwitchResX help? If so, what settings for the new custom resolution should I use?

    Thanks in advance! :)

    PS non-HiDPI 720p is not an option for this TV, since the texts and interface are blurry under this resolution and are burdensome to focus on for a long time
     
  15. lannisters4life macrumors 6502

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    I'm looking for exactly the same thing, a way to get OS X to give me a HiDPI mode less than 2x my native resolution. My max is 1280x720, but I'd love 1600x900 on my 27" Thunderbolt display. I'll let you know if I find a way/app to do it.
     
  16. devitus macrumors newbie

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    Thanks! Would be much obliged :)
     
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    Late bump. Any update on this?
     
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