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BUG: SDK VM emulator scale mode does not work on OSX

asked 2014-01-18 18:48:55 +0300

hardcodes.de gravatar image

updated 2014-01-18 19:04:55 +0300

If you use a computer with a low vertical screen resolution (lower than the Jolla device), one should use the scale mode of the virtual machine. Well, on OSX that scales to 4:3 and is quite unusable.

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Hmm, the scale mode works on Linux and windows as far as I have used it, so maybe you should mention OS X on the topic to narrow it down?

Acce ( 2014-01-18 18:54:45 +0300 )edit

You are right, fixed :-)

hardcodes.de ( 2014-01-18 19:05:09 +0300 )edit

Can't you just resize the window? I do that on Linux because the initial ratio was wrong. You can open the clock and edit an alarm to have something circular to adjust by ;)

Tanghus ( 2014-01-18 23:09:34 +0300 )edit

Thanks for the tip but it keeps its ratio on OSX.

hardcodes.de ( 2014-01-19 11:52:28 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-01-19 17:33:19 +0300

kaltsi gravatar image

This is a known issue and it only happens on OSX. I don't know if it's a virtualbox issue or something in the guest OS (emulator) that causes it. Any insight to the potential problem cause is welcome.

Please take a look at other documented known issues: https://sailfishos.org/wiki/SDK_Alpha_Qt5_Known_Issues

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Thanks, overlooked that one 8)

hardcodes.de ( 2014-01-19 17:42:17 +0300 )edit
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