[solved] Windows are not correctly resized on certain OS

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[solved] Windows are not correctly resized on certain OS

03 Dec 2015, 13:54

Hi, I'm struggeling with a problem of the user Danielsan73 using AutoHotFlow. On his Windows 8 the windows are not moved correctly.
I've already written a test tool in order to localize the problem.

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#NoEnv  ; Recommended for performance and compatibility with future AutoHotkey releases.
#Warn  ; Recommended for catching common errors.
SendMode Input  ; Recommended for new scripts due to its superior speed and reliability.
SetWorkingDir %A_ScriptDir%  ; Ensures a consistent starting directory.


gui,1:Default

w:=A_ScreenWidth-50
h:=A_ScreenHeight-200

gui,add,button,w200 h30, A button of a big window
gui,show, x15 y15 w%w% h%h%, GUI 1 Big

gui,2:Default

gui,add,button,w200 h30, OK
gui,show, x30 y10 w220 h50, GUI 2

gui,3:Default
gui,add,text,w200 , some Text
gui,+hwndGUI2HWND
gui,show,,GUI 3
WinMove,ahk_id %GUI2HWND%,,30,140,220, 100

gui,4:default
gui,add,button,,a button
gui,show,,GUI 4
WinMove,GUI 4,,30,350

gui,5:default
gui,add,text,w200 , some Text
gui,add,button,w300 h100,a button
gui,show,,GUI 5

return

1guiclose:
2guiclose:
3guiclose:
4guiclose:
5guiclose:
ExitApp
This are two screenshots: One of Danielsan73:
Image
This is how it looks on my computer:
Image
This are the results of my analysis:
GUI 4 and 5 are same size in both pictures. The sizes of the GUIs were not specified in the script.
GUI 1, 2 and 3 have wrong size. The sizes of the GUIs were either set on creation or they were moved. Although the sizes of GUIs 2 and 3 were set to a specific value, they are not correct. GUI 1 was set to be almost screen-filling, depending of a_screenheight and a_screenwidth. Althoug the values in those build in variables are correct (already tested in an other test script), the GUI becomes too big.

What may be the reason and solution?
Last edited by bichlepa on 04 Dec 2015, 02:32, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Windows are not correctly resized on certain OS

03 Dec 2015, 15:49

Hmm.... You should set a Minsize and control the position and size of everything on the guisize label. Try using relative positioning and sizing. The screenshots look the same to me :/ ?
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Re: Windows are not correctly resized on certain OS

03 Dec 2015, 15:58

two options

1. make sure both people are using the same scaling level in Control Panel -> Display

2. use Gui, -DPIScale
https://www.autohotkey.com/docs/command ... m#DPIScale

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Re: Windows are not correctly resized on certain OS

04 Dec 2015, 02:24

Thank you, guest3456!
I tried to change the scaling level and this caused the issue. I will use Gui, -DPIScale.
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