Keep clicking Next to browse and choose a text sample. This is a real problem when you have high end computers like the Microsoft Surface 3 or Surface Book which are about 3000 x 2000 and you have an external or two that are the more traditional 1920 x 1080. However, you may still experience blurry text in Office applications when you have more than one monitor and the external monitor has a different screen resolution than the primary monitor. Best regards, Martin Hi Martin, Microsoft is aware of the problem and is actively working on improving this in Office 2016 for Office 365 subscribers. I'm using 200% on my laptop and 100% on my monitor and it works fine for Office programs. There is a workaround which is using just the external displays and logging off and on again, but this is hardly ideal for thousands of users. Signed in and out and fonts are clear in Outlook.
The external screens looked like crap. Insiders are Office 365 subscribers who get an early look at the new features each month and help the Office team evaluate them. Per-monitor—aware The application dynamically scales itself to the display resolution of each connected screen. Thank you for the update. I have Hardware Acceleration disabled.
Regards, Steve Fan Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they helped. If there are additional screens that have different resolutions connected to the system, Windows stretches the display of the app to fit those screens. No word yet on whether this will be released as a servicing fix for the current Creators Update release or whether we'll have to wait until the Fall Creators Update to see this in non-Insider builds. Open Settings in Start Menu, choose System and click Advanced display settings in Display. I may roll back to the previous version non-creative? I notice the problem in web browsers on certain pages.
Meanwhile, for other Office 2016 applications, the workarounds for this issue are limited. This article details the issue and says that ' Additional work is planned to make the Office 2016 apps per-monitor aware,'. This article provides more information and troubleshooting guidance for resolving these issues. For more information and resolution, see. The set of folders cannot be opened.
Backing it out was fun because the display was so screwy that I had to guess where to click the mouse. With Windows 10 1703 the behavior at large hasn't changed, and Office 2016 is still blurry on the secondary screen. It may be fixed at some unspecified date. Any ideas how to fix this other than rolling back to 1607? The issue affects all supported versions of Outlook 2010, 2013, and 2016. If possible, please provide a screenshot about your fonts in Word 2016 and we would do further analysis on it.
If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact. Sorry, but it's been months and this and similar issues have been around for ages. For more information see: Upcoming improvements Here are three terms that characterize how an application adapts to display resolutions on different screens: Term Description Scaling unaware The app can only scale itself on a low-resolution screen. However, the option is disabled by default, and is the culprit behind the problem. It definitely works to disable the scaling on onenote but now text inside onenote is too small to read while others on the laptop screen is unnecessary big at 125% scale. To resolve this issue, please update Office to the newest version.
The main issues are with Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint and Word. This should disable scaling on outlook so if the primary use is your external monitor it'll stay normal sized though be small if you bring it to your main. If I use both as 100% scaling, then dell monitor looks perfectly but everything is too small on the laptop screen. For more information and resolution, see. Running Win10 Pro x64 Insider Build 16237 and yes, the font issue does seem to be an improvement running on a 4k monitor although I have only done limited testing and remember this is only a beta build. . I can't figure out a long term, workable way around this.
In addition, I use my laptop's internal display secondary screen at 100% scaling. But some applications, like putty, are very unsharp. Try changing the setting in various combinations in both places. So we are deploying high resolution hybrid laptops, and we have issues when docking the machines with external displays. When you click a hyperlink to a Web page in Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2007, you're prompted to specify Internet Explorer 11 as default browser. One that has been annoying many people since updating to 8. I am having the same issue so you are not alone but it seems like it.