IDM Designer appears too small on high resolution screens.

  • 7020984
  • 17-Jun-2017
  • 18-Jun-2017

Environment

Identity Manager Designer 4.6

Situation

In some cases Designer does not render properly on high DPI screens. It appears too small and difficult to read.

Resolution

Create file C:\netiq\idm\apps\Designer\jre\bin\javaw.exe.manifest

with the following contents:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>

 <assembly xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1" manifestVersion="1.0" xmlns:asmv3="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v3">

 <description>eclipse</description>

 <trustInfo xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v2">

  <security>

    <requestedPrivileges>

      <requestedExecutionLevel xmlns:ms_asmv3="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v3"

        level="asInvoker"

        ms_asmv3:uiAccess="false">

      </requestedExecutionLevel>

    </requestedPrivileges>

  </security>

</trustInfo>

 <asmv3:application>

  <asmv3:windowsSettings xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/SMI/2005/WindowsSettings">

    <ms_windowsSettings:dpiAware xmlns:ms_windowsSettings="http://schemas.microsoft.com/SMI/2005/WindowsSettings">false</ms_windowsSettings:dpiAware>

  </asmv3:windowsSettings>

</asmv3:application>

 </assembly>

Run regedit

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SideBySide

Add DWORD (32bit) "PreferExternalManifest" and set value to 1

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