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GASR Mascot Contest
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As a community we’ve come to realize that GASRForum does not have an official mascot! If you have an idea for our mascot, please help us out! The deadline to submit a mascot is January 29.

New Years Event
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We are looking into making some collages that feature artwork, pixels, and screenshots from 2016. These collages will be featured on GASR's social media. If you are interested in submitting your favorite works from 2016, please click here. The deadline to submit art is January 15, 2017.

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Dec 11, 2016 #event

It's the season of giving and what could be better than giving to those who are most in need? In order to help others celebrate the holidays we'd like for all of GASR to come together and help donate money to those who are less fortunate and to help put a smile on a child's face this year! Click here to donate. The deadline to donate is December 20.

Winter Scavenger Hunt
Dec 5, 2016 #event

Our winter scavenger is out! Click here to join the hunt. This event runs from Dec 6-20.

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Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:20 pm
Also I got a new laptop and the display is kinda weird. 

The DP size looks super small compared to on my old laptop. 

I don't know what to do about that? All canvasses are smaller than they should be by like over half. 

What I mean...

How it looks:


How it should look: 
Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:40 am
What's your resolution set to?

If you don't know, click this link and it will tell you:  http://www.whatismyscreenresolution.com/

+ Where did you take the second screenshot? The resolution in the second screenshot looks smaller than yours. (The windows and everything appear more zoomed in compared to the first screenshot.)
Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:47 am
@Queen The second screen shot is my old laptop. "Laptop #1"

It's not the resolution. I already tried putting it as the same as laptop #1 and they canvas stayed small.
Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:55 am
Resolution isn't that simple.  Various things can make resolutions look different even if they're set the same.

What's your screen size on your old laptop vs. your new laptop?  It usually gives it to you in inches.

My old monitor was 16'' with a 1920x1080 resolution. My new monitor is a 24'' with the same resolution, but everything looks smaller on my new monitor vs my old one.
Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:58 am
@Queen Laptop #2 (With the issue) is 15.6 inches and the other... Not sure but it's smaller than this one by a little bit.
Fri Nov 04, 2016 1:03 am
Okay real quickly. Save a 160x220 canvas and upload it to imgur or something.

Is it the same size as it shows on your drawing program? Or does it look bigger?
Fri Nov 04, 2016 1:09 am
@Queen I did that and it is bigger. I don't feel like it's the right size still though but it is larger.



Update: I opened 160x220 in Corel Painter and it remained small there as well.
Fri Nov 04, 2016 2:13 am
If you're using windows, right click on your desktop and click on display settings.



Make sure that's set to 100%.
Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:24 am
What about checking the option of high DPI scaling?

When you right click on the icon of the software and go to properties, in the compatibility tab there's an option to enable/disable display scaling on high DPI settings. Close and re-launch the software to see if there's any difference.

In my case I wanted the opposite and this setting helped.

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Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:34 am
^ I was going to suggest that next, but I was going through the list of troubleshooting one step at a time so she wasn't overwhelmed.

This is apparently a common problem on newer computers with Windows 10 or Macs with Retina displays.
Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:50 am
@Queen

So you kill them slowly, instead of smackhooving in one shot

Anymoose... let's wait and let her try these things. Hopefully something will work.

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Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:10 am
Ya cause I'm not rude af like you are.





*waits patiently while eating candy*
Fri Nov 04, 2016 9:05 am
@Queen wrote:
If you're using windows, right click on your desktop and click on display settings.



Make sure that's set to 100%.
This didn't work.

@Moose wrote:
What about checking the option of high DPI scaling?

When you right click on the icon of the software and go to properties, in the compatibility tab there's an option to enable/disable display scaling on high DPI settings. Close and re-launch the software to see if there's any difference.

In my case I wanted the opposite and this setting helped.
I can't find what you're talking about. :(
Fri Nov 04, 2016 11:12 am
It is here, under 'Settings':


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Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:35 pm
@Moose I tried it with SAI and everything looks right like yours.
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