Got Vault on a 4K?

15 February 2019All, Services & Support


Got Vault on a 4K?

So, currently Autodesk Vault is not supported for use on a 4K monitor. What!?  Are you serious?

I just found this out yesterday and shook my head in disbelief.  I had a client call me to let me know that they had just unboxed a new 4K monitor, and that Inventor looked great, AutoCAD too, but that Vault was rendered unreadable.

I quickly scurried and did a little digging.  Yep, it’s true . . . Autodesk is aware of the issue and the resolve is under future consideration via the Autodesk Vault Idea Station.  In the meantime, there is a workaround that seems to work pretty well.

On your 4K monitor, right-click on the Vault shortcut icon and select the compatibility tab.  Then select the Change high DPI settings button.

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DPI Settings

On the next screen, select the checkbox under the High DPI scaling override. In the dropdown list, select System (Enhanced).

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High DPI Scaling

Click OK, then Apply and OK.  You should now be able to see and to use Vault on your 4K monitor.



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