From: yjcoshc (
Date: Sat Sep 18 2021 - 07:21:13 CDT

Hi John,

Is that possible to provide some options to adjust the size of UI font
as a workaround?


Haochuan Chen

On 9/17/21 23:58, John Stone wrote:
> Hi,
> This issue has been discussed previously. VMD depends on the underlying
> FLTK and Tk graphical interface toolkits for rendering of all of the GUI
> widgets. Preliminary support for high-DPI displays exists for MacOS X
> in both of these toolkits, but high-DPI support is still ongoing work on
> Unix/Linux X-Windows and Microsoft Windows platforms last I checked several
> months ago. I will continue to revisit this issue, and as soon as there
> appears to be a viable FLTK+Tk combination that works on the other non-MacOS
> platforms, I will be happy to make test builds of VMD available with
> high-DPI support on these platforms. As soon as I have something I can
> share, I will let VMD-L know.
> Best regards,
> John Stone
> On Fri, Sep 03, 2021 at 01:45:22PM -0400, Dow Hurst wrote:
>> I'm using the current 1.9.4 alpha and the fonts are still very small
>> without adjusting using HiDPI methods. Reading or computer glasses can
>> also be very helpful if you want to keep the resolution but see the tiny
>> fonts.
>> Dow
>> On Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 2:00 AM Yujie Wu <[1]> wrote:
>> This is just the old problem: VMD fonts on the GUI are way too small
>> when displayed on a high DPI screen. Is there a working solution now? Or
>> has this been resolved in the latest 1.9.4 beta version? Thanks.
>> References
>> Visible links
>> 1.