Scaling GUI. Amazing

I just got the new Apple 6k XDR screen , which is amazing. But just wanted to point out how great the scaling gui feature is in the prefs/setup. I don’t know any other programs that do that sort of thing do well. I’ve got it set to 180% and that’s perfect. Nice one Autodesk.

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where is that setting?..just been through flame setup and flame preferences and can’t find anything for gui in my system!

It’s in the applications folder. Utilities. Flame setup.

thanks Jon…yes - i looked in there first thing. Maybe it detects thescreen you have attached and only shows the options for specific monitors. Theres no gui settings in my flame setup.

@Jonhollis Thanks for the good words. It is appreciated.

@Lightningad That setting is only available on macOS. It is normal for you not to see it if you are on CentOS.

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i am on Mac, Fred!

have never used linux.

Ah so you finally went with the XDR vs a super wide. Enjoying the experience?

Yes. It’s such a better monitor. Would still prefer it if it was a tad wider.

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I have the XDR as well. I love it. I agree it would be nice if it were a touch wider.

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Sorry @Lightningad. I double-checked and the limitation has been changed a while ago. The UI Magnification setting should appear in Flame Setup if the monitor resolution is above 1920x1080 on both CentOS and macOS.

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oh…thats odd.


heres a screengrab from my mac - shows the monitor resolutions and no mention of gui settings on the Flame Setup…

Odd indeed. Could you try to go to /opt/Autodesk/“version”/cfg, open the init.cfg file and edit the UIMagnification setting toward the end of the file (do not forget to uncomment the line) to see if it has any effect.

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thanks Fred - I can see the setting is at 100% and is hidden by the#. When i try edit it it tells me its locked and won’t let me edit it. Not to worry, i’ll have another look when i get back from my hols!

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