Sage 50 Display and DPI Scaling Issues

Sage 50 Display and DPI Scaling Issues

This article is a measure to solving “Sage 50 Display and DPI Scaling” issues, with only a few steps you can get rid of these issues permanently. Take accord implementing the steps with caution to avoid any unwanted errors from occurring.

Sage 50 is an exemplary groundbreaking accounting system, this is a step-by-step guide curated for users to be able to learn about how to resolve Display and DPI Scaling issues, that have emerged after recent changes made in windows.

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Causes of Font Size is Really Large or Small Inside of the Sage 50 Program

Now, that you are aware of this issue, let us dig further to become aware of the information over Sage 50 Display and DPI Scaling issues.

Following are some listed causes due to which this issue occurs

  • This issue can take place if there is a recent Windows Update.
  • It can also occur if the screen resolution is set to be too high.
  • Another possible reason for the cause of this issue can be also if the Windows DPI Display settings have been deliberately increased from smaller 100%(default) to a larger size.

How to Fix Font Size Large or Small Inside Issues in the Sage 50 Program

In order to change and fix Font size settings, follow up the methods given below in an accurate manner to avoid any further errors.

Method 1: To Disable Display scaling on high DPI settings

  • First and foremost, start by right-clicking on the Sage icon
  • Once you click n the Sage icon, proceed to select and hit properties.
  • Next, proceed to select the Compatibility tab.
  • After the subsequent step, to continue, further hit on the Change settings for all users button.
  • Thereafter, select Disable to display scaling on the high DPI settings box.
  • Next step, click on apply and then hit on OK.
  • Finally, proceed to verify the screen does not shrink upon opening.

Method 2: To Override high DPI scaling behavior

  • In the first step, proceed to right-click the sage icon.
  • Next step, is to select the properties button.
  • Now, proceed to click on the Compatibility tab.
  • Thereafter, hit the button that says to click change settings for all users.
  • Now, proceed to select Override high DPI scaling behaviour
  • Followed by, scaling performed by the box.
  • Thereafter, from the drop-down list, click on System.
  • For the next step, hit on Apply button.
  • After the subsequent step, select OK.
  • Finally, proceed to ensure the screen does not shrink upon opening. 

Method 3: To Change display settings for Computer- Dots-per-Inch (DPI) Settings and Screen Resolution

Follow the below steps to change the display settings for the computer DPI settings and screen resolution setting.

Change the DPI Settings for computer

  • Change the DPI Settings in Windows 10
    • For the first, right-click on the desktop
    • Next select Display Settings
    • After that select Change the size of text, apps, and other item
    • And then adjust the slider for each monitor
    • Thereafter Set the DPI setting to Smaller– 100%
    • Finally, select Apply and Log off now
  • Change the DPI Settings in Windows 7, 8 and Server 2012
    • For the first right-click on desktop
    • Next select Screen resolution
    • After that select Make text and other items larger or smaller
    • Now, set the DPI setting to Smaller 100%
    • Finally, click on Apply and then select Log off now.

Change the Screen Resolution for computer

  • Change the Screen Resolution in Windows 10
    • For the first, right-click on the desktop
    • Next select Display Settings
    • After that select Advanced Display settings
    • And then Advanced sizing of text and other items
    • Thereafter set a custom scaling level, this link is located in the paragraph titled Change size of items
    • Now, set percentage to 100%
    • Finally, Log out and log in again.
  • Change the Screen Resolution in Windows 7, 8 and Server 2012
    • For the first right-click on desktop
    • Next select Screen resolution
    • After that select Resolution arrow and adjust the resolution
    • Now, click on OK button
    • Finally, click on Yes.
  • After all the subsequent step done, proceed to restart your computer effectively.

How to Fix and Change DPI Settings and Screen Resolution Issue

Now, that you are through with the steps for fixing the Font larger or smaller size, let us proceed to know how to fix and change DPI settings and screen resolution.

Following are the steps that can help you to fix the issue

Step 1: Screen Resolution for Windows 7,8 or 10

  • Start by right-clicking on the option Desktop.
  • Once you are done with the above step, select personalize.
  • After the subsequent step, select the Display settings option.
  • Next, by moving the slider you may adjust the resolution.
  • Now, proceed to hit on OK.
  • Finally, follow to restart the computer.

Step 2: DPI Settings for Windows 7, 8 or 10

  • First and foremost step, proceed to click on Screen resolution after you have clicked on Desktop.
  • Next, proceed to click on Make text and other items larger or smaller.
  • After the subsequent step, Set the DPI settings to smaller than 100%
  • Now, after the above step, hit on Apply option.
  • For the last step, click on Log off now.

Step 3: Override high DPI Scaling behavior

  • First, on the sage icon, right-click.
  • Next, proceed to choose Properties.
  • Now, select the tab saying Compatibility.
  • After the subsequent step, hit the button that says, change settings for all users.
  • Thereafter, proceed to select override high DPI scaling behavior.
  • Next scaling performed box.
  • Now, from the drop-down list, hit on System.
  • Thereafter, click on Apply.
  • Then next, hit on OK.
  • Now, lastly, verify the screen does not shrink upon opening.

Step 4: Screen Resolution for Windows server 2008

  • First, right-click the option Desktop.
  • Once you click Desktop then proceed to hit Personalize.
  • After the subsequent step, select Display settings.
  • Now, proceed to move the slider to adjust the resolution accordingly.
  • Hit on OK.
  • Lastly, proceed to restart the computer.

Windows Scaling Issue in Sage Fixed Assets

Usually, the Windows Scaling issues in Sage fixed assets occur due to the most significant cause i,e; that the Windows Display font is set to 125% or 150%. Now that we are aware of the cause, let us dig further to know how to Fix the Windows Scaling issue in Sage fixed assets.

Following are the measures to Fix the Windows Scaling issue in Sage Fixed Assets

Measure 1: For Windows 10 version 1709

  • For the first step, start by right-clicking on the Deprecation/Tracking desktop shortcut.
  • Next, proceed to choose Properties.
  • Now, hit on the Compatibility tab.
  • After the subsequent step, to continue, further check the Override high DPI Scaling Behavior box.
  • Thereafter, select the system from the drop-down menu under scaling performed by.
  • Now, if it is set to a system already then switch to System.

Measure 2: For Windows 10 Build 1803 and higher

  • On the Windows desktop, proceed to right-click on the Deprecation/Tracking icon.
  • Next, select the option Properties and then the Compatibility tab.
  • Thereafter, click the change high DPI settings button.
  • After the subsequent step, right under the Program DPI: proceed to check the box for Use this setting to fix scaling problems for this program instead of the one in settings. 
  • Next, proceed to hit on Open Advanced scaling settings.
  • After the subsequent step, proceed to ensure Let Windows try to fix apps so they’re not blurry and are turned off.
  • Next, proceed to hit on Apply and close the dialogue.
  • Next, under High DPI Scaling Override: Check the box with Override high DPI Scaling behavior, further Under scaling performed by the select system.
  • Thereafter, hit on OK, Apply and then OK to save the following changes made.

Measure 3: For Windows 2019

  • First, right-click on the SFA product icon on the desktop.
  • The next step, select Properties.
  • After the subsequent step, hit on the Compatibility tab.
  • Now, in the settings section followed by the compatible tab, click on the button saying High DPI Settings.
  • Thereafter, check the box for Override High DPI Scaling behavior.
  • Next, click the drop-down menu option and then further hit on System.
  • After the subsequent step, proceed to click OK, then Apply and then Ok. 
  • Finally, proceed to launch the product.

FAQ’s

Is it possible for a Remote Connection from the end user workstation to the windows server can help fix up the Windows scaling issues in sage 50 fixed Assets?

Yes, it is possible, for a Remote Connection from the end user workstation to the windows server can help fix up the Windows scaling issues in sage 50 fixed Assets. 
Here’s how to do it:

● In the registry editor, move to;
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CuurentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\WinStations
● Check for a DWORD-Value of IgnoreClientDesktopScaleFactor.
● Next, proceed to type a decimal value of 1, then hit Ok.
● Lastly, you may need to reboot the server to see the changes.

Is it important to make sure that the Sage Fixed Assets product is closed before performing any measures to fix Window scaling issues in sage 50?

Yes, it is a mandatory step to ensure that the Sage Fixed Assets product is closed before performing any measures to fix Window scaling issues in sage 50.

What to do if the font is still smaller even after performing the steps for resolution?

If your front is still small even after performing the steps for resolutions. Here’s what to do.

● First, close Sage and then right-click the desktop.
● Next, choose the display and then Advanced display settings.
● Thereafter, proceed to Change the screen resolution as desired until the words are eligible in Sage. 
● After the subsequent step, depending on the size of the monitor, most customers find the best results when the screen resolution is set to 1024×1280.

What resolution does Sage 50 require?

Generally, Sage 50 requires a minimum resolution of 1024×768.

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