Storyline 1 DPI Support

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Articulate Storyline requires Microsoft Windows to be configured with 96 DPI (dots per inch). If Windows is using a different DPI setting, you may experience erratic behavior, such as:

  • Elements of the application are misplaced or distorted.
  • Objects are misplaced or distorted when previewed or published.
  • Zoomed images don't work as expected.
  • Font sizes are incorrect after using the translation features.

Here's how to switch to 96 DPI:

Windows 8.1

  1. Right-click your desktop, and select Personalize.
  2. Click Display in the lower left corner of the window that appears.
  3. Drag the slider to Smaller.
  4. Click Apply.

Please note that you may be required to restart your computer for the change to take effect.

Windows 8

  1. Right-click your desktop, and select Personalize.
  2. Click Display in the lower left corner of the window that appears.
  3. Select the 100% radio button.
  4. Click Apply.

Please note that you may be required to restart your computer for the change to take effect.

Windows 7

  1. Go to Start > Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Display.
  2. From the left navigation pane, select Set custom text size (DPI).
  3. From the Scale to this percentage of normal size drop-down list, select 100%.
  4. Click the OK button.

Please note that you may be required to restart your computer for the change to take effect.

Windows Vista

  1. Go to Start > Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Personalization.
  2. Select Adjust font size (DPI) from the left navigation pane.
  3. Change DPI Scaling to Default scale (96 DPI) - fit more information.
  4. Click the OK button.

Please note that you may be required to restart your computer for the change to take effect.

Windows XP

  1. Right click your desktop and select Properties.
  2. Select the Settings tab.
  3. Click the Advanced button.
  4. Select the General tab.
  5. Under Display > DPI Setting, select Normal size [96 DPI].
  6. Click the OK button.

Please note that you may be required to restart your computer for the change to take effect.