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Windows changing the dpi setting

sawhite

Member
I have a student that changed the dpi setting in GameMaker Studio 2 on one of my school computers. Now when you open GMS it opens to giant font and you cannot move around the screen - therefore I cannot reset it. I have tried updating GMS, removing it completely and reinstalling - even removing the GMS2 folder that games are stored in when run locally - but everytime I reinstall the setting remains the same. I thought maybe I could force it to reset by opening the preferences and hitting the tab key - I tried 25 times, then 26 times, then 27 times, nothing works. I need to know how to reset this without needing to go through the preferences. Where is this file saved on the computer so I can remove it? Please help!!!
 

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sylvain_l

Member
have you tried C:\ProgramData\GameMakerStudio2\
there is a file named dpi_override.json I think that's the one responsible for that setting
 

Nocturne

Friendly Tyrant
Forum Staff
Admin
Moderator
That second screenshot actually tells you how to fix the issue! The top right corner displays a message that if you click it will reset the DPi override settings. :)
 
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