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How to make Google Chrome honor my Windows DPI setting?

How to make Google Chrome honor my Windows DPI setting?

Google Chrome doesn't seem to respect my DPI setting in Windows. I run at 150 DPI, but Chrome ignores that, meaning that images and text are teeeeeeny tiny.

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Guest [Entry]

"It's a known bug with Chromium, the program on which Chrome was built upon.

Be sure to star it!

Update: More up-to-date related bug report: Enable high-DPI support in Vista, Win7 and Win8"
Guest [Entry]

"Update: 9/5/2014

Chrome 37 now supports high-dpi!

For example:

the bookmark bar icons are scaled
the bookmark bar text is scaled
the address bar text is scaled
the tab icon and text is scaled
extension icons are scaled
the customize icon is scaled

Now Chrome just needs to improve its rendering speed so it's as fast as IE.

But this is a great day!"
Guest [Entry]

"Firstly, if Chrome (or other applications) appear blurry, go back to Windows dpi settings and check the 'XP style font scaling' option.

Meanwhile in Chrome, keep zoom at 100% but increase the font size to large (or very large). Set a minimum font size.

If you have Chrome 26 or earlier, this works well. Page text is scaled up, as is Chrome itself (the url and bookmarks bars). In Chrome 28 or later, the page text is scaled up, but the url and bookmark bars remain small."
"Firstly, if Chrome (or other applications) appear blurry, go back to Windows dpi settings and check the 'XP style font scaling' option.

Meanwhile in Chrome, keep zoom at 100% but increase the font size to large (or very large). Set a minimum font size.

If you have Chrome 26 or earlier, this works well. Page text is scaled up, as is Chrome itself (the url and bookmarks bars). In Chrome 28 or later, the page text is scaled up, but the url and bookmark bars remain small."
Guest [Entry]

"This is what worked for me,

Instead of using the default scaling of 100%, 125%, 150% etc., I changed it to
custom scaling of 126%, and it worked.

For some reason Google Chrome ignores scaling upto 125%."