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How can I programing aplications without dependencies of fonts definations ?
Problem: Large fonts configured in propriety of Display turns unproportional my Forms. Is there any Library for this
problem ? I tryed to use the "msResize.OCX" but I did not get success...
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1. ;) Tell your users not to use Large font. When installing my software, few times I changed setting to Small fonts and they agreed:
"It really looks better"

2. Only Splash screen looks really bad, because picture does not cover full form. To prevent this ugly thing:
    dx = Screen.TwipsPerPixelX
    If dx = 15 Then
        Set Me.Picture = LoadResPicture(2, vbResBitmap)
    Else  ' dx = 12, Large Fonts, no picture, sorry
    End If

Of course, if 1. won't work, you will have to add another picture for dx=12.

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by:agf
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Thank you, but I so do the solution above but it's not automatic...
Maybe, Is there any libs or OCXs that solution this Problem ?
I Want fix may "fonts forms" independent the users configurations like "large fonts", OK ?
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Don't think there is any better.
If you open vb5ide.dll in resource editor, you will see it has 6 different splash screens pictures.
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