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Testing on Surface Pro 3 display ratio

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  • The surface pro 3 was announced today. Unfortunately it has yet another different display ratio: 3:2.  The application I have developed is a prime candidate to use on a Surface Pro 3 but has been designed largely for use on widescreen display.

    How can I test the new surface pro aspect ratio using the Windows simulator?  3:2 is not available.

    Stefan

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:57 PM

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  • You can use a larger display and split the windows so one is 3:2

    --Rob

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014 10:39 PM
    Owner
  • Tried that at 2560*1440@180, but the largest size I can split the window to is about 1940px.  Whether this is relevant also depends on the percentage size increase. Is it using 180 or 140?
    Tuesday, May 20, 2014 10:45 PM
  • I'd guess it's using 180, but I didn't see that specified in the announcement.

    Friday, May 23, 2014 2:31 AM
    Owner
  • Thanks.  Any ideas where I would go about finding this out? I kind of need to get this sorted because I'm designing a whole series of forms and I need to figure out what the minimum width can be on the surface pro 3.  Software is really designed for a wide screen, just need to make sure that I can cope on the slightly thinner Pro 3 screen.

    Thanks,
    Stefan

    Friday, May 23, 2014 2:34 AM
  • I suspect we won't know until it's available, but I'll see if I can find out next week. In general we cannot discuss any information which isn't already publically available.

    --Rob

    Saturday, May 24, 2014 1:01 AM
    Owner
  • I have a surface 3 pro now but there seems to be no way to test at the correct resolution and Ratio. Any update on this
    • Edited by JGianzanti Monday, July 07, 2014 7:31 PM
    Monday, July 07, 2014 7:30 PM