Windows 8 Image pixellation

William Prothero prothero at earthednet.org
Tue Jul 7 19:09:22 EDT 2015


Skip:
Hmm.. I compiled the project on March 28, whatever version of LC was current at that time. Probably 7.0.3.  Sorry, the problem just came up and I probably can see what version compiled it, but I don’t know how. 
Bill

> On Jul 7, 2015, at 3:34 PM, Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel <skip at magicgate.com> wrote:
> 
> I JUST posted another Win 8 font issue... maybe it is related.  What
> version of LC are you using?
> 
> SKIP
> 
> On Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 6:27 PM, William Prothero <prothero at earthednet.org>
> wrote:
> 
>> Folks:
>> I have a desktop application that I’ve tested on MacOSX and Windows 7. I
>> don’t have a copy of Windows 8 and before I do, I wonder if you could look
>> at the two images and give me some hints about what might be going on in
>> Windows 9. First, I see huge pixellation in the Windows 8 image. Second,
>> the fonts are way off in the plot at the bottom, not to mention the huge
>> pixellation problem. The map image is a much larger jpg that is reduced to
>> the shown size and then screen captured. The shown map image is the
>> captured image on top of the basic image. I do the screen capture so I can
>> draw symbols into a reduced size image, which is much faster. Both the map
>> image and the lower plot image are screen captures. So, the problem could
>> be either in the original image display and reduction, or in the screen
>> capture action..
>> 
>> The Macintosh (good) image is at:
>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/0zvntz7jjsylgxj/Explorer on MacOSX.pdf?dl=0 <
>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/0zvntz7jjsylgxj/Explorer%20on%20MacOSX.pdf?dl=0>
>> The Windows 8 version is at:
>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/m2frv9i0dg7mxtp/Explorer in Windows
>> 8.1.pdf?dl=0 <
>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/m2frv9i0dg7mxtp/Explorer%20in%20Windows%208.1.pdf?dl=0
>>> 
>> 
>> I expect that I’ve left out some critical factor that applies to Windows 8
>> computers. This occurs on 2 students using Windows 8. One of the students
>> is in Japan, the other is not. I don’t have any information on the
>> students’ computers yet, and I haven’t got Windows 8 to start debuging,
>> yet. So, just asking for ideas at this stage.
>> 
>> Thanks a bunch,
>> Bill
>> 
>> 
>> William A. Prothero, Ph.D.
>> University of California, Santa Barbara Dept. of Earth Sciences (Emeritus)
>> Santa Barbara, CA. 93105
>> http://es.earthednet.org/
>> my new project link <http://earthednet.org/ptExplorer/Cover.html>
>> 
>> 
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