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Desktop app font looks bad

Desktop app font looks bad

kurzninja
Explorer | Level 4

I've seen other posts about how the font in the desktop app is either huge or impossibly small, but in my installation (Win 7), the font just looks bad. There's no anti-aliasing on any of the text in the app; it's very harsh and pixelated. Is this normal? My screen resolution is set to 1920x1080.  

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Re: Desktop app font looks bad

Daphne
Dropboxer

Thanks for the screenshot @kurzninja!

It looks like you're using a beta version of the desktop app. I'd suggest downgrading to the latest stable version to see if that helps with the interface.

To do this, first toggle off "Early releases" from the bottom of your account settings page here. Then, download and install the latest stable from here.

Let me know if this helps!


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Re: Desktop app font looks bad

Daphne
Dropboxer

Hello @kurzninja, I'm sorry to hear about that!

Just to make sure I understand exactly what you're seeing, can you send me a screenshot of how the app looks? Does the issue persists if you reboot your device?

Also, which version of the desktop app do you have installed on your computer?

Let me know and we can take it from there!


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Re: Desktop app font looks bad

kurzninja
Explorer | Level 4

According to the Preferences > General tab I'm using Dropbox v90.3.298. I'll attach a direct screen capture. My computer gets rebooted often.Edited by ModeratorEdited by Moderator

Re: Desktop app font looks bad

Daphne
Dropboxer

Thanks for the screenshot @kurzninja!

It looks like you're using a beta version of the desktop app. I'd suggest downgrading to the latest stable version to see if that helps with the interface.

To do this, first toggle off "Early releases" from the bottom of your account settings page here. Then, download and install the latest stable from here.

Let me know if this helps!


Daphne
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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Re: Desktop app font looks bad

kurzninja
Explorer | Level 4

Upgrading to the latest stable version fixed it right up. Thanks!

Re: Desktop app font looks bad

Daphne
Dropboxer

I'm glad to hear that did the trick @kurzninja!

I'm just a post away if you need anything else, I'd be happy to help. :grin:

Have a great weekend ahead!


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