How does one determine screen resolution with LiveCode?

Scott Rossi scott at
Sun May 1 16:41:26 EDT 2016

I think you should be able to use the screenPixelScale and/or systemPixelScale.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media UX/UI Design

> On May 1, 2016, at 12:12 PM, David Beck <david at> wrote:
> Hello,
> Does anybody know of a way to determine if a stack is being displayed on a
> high resolution monitor? It seems like there should definitely be a
> function for this purpose but I can not find one. Is this even
> theoretically possible or is there some contour of the universe that makes
> this impossible to know, like the possibility of the stack being displayed
> on multiple monitors that have different resolutions?
> For some added context, we need to find a work around the following issue
> that only happens on Windows 10, high resolution displays, but without
> being able to detect whether or not a display is high resolution, we are
> unable to apply a work around correctly.
> Thank you very much for any help.
> David Beck
> Rotunda Software
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