Implement display scaling


#1

Implementation of display scaling would make this usable.

The status line is unreadable. Pull down menu text overlap and are unreadable. Icons are unreadable.

I am running 3840x2160 native on a 65 inch screen. My other applications are fine as I set DPI auto scaling to 250%. (I usually don’t have to configure scaling for individual applications.)

One solution: Installing Sketchup in a VM makes a slow application slower.

On the performance topic, I haven’t profiled Sketchup but it doesn’t seem to take advantage of multiple cores and GPUs like it should. I have 4 GPUs. It would be nice to be able to use 1 or 2 for physics and math and use the others to interleave display processing to improve performance. This is supported in many of my applications.

I could have missed some options. I am new to Sketchup. I searched for information on some of the issues addressed above with no joy.


#2

3D modeling operations (unlike photorealistic rendering, video processing, etc.) cannot be split up to run on multiple processors.

A single fast processor core coupled with a fast graphics card will always supply the best performance in SketchUp.

SketchUp Hardware and Software Requirements — SketchUp Help


#3

SketchUp has known problems on high-dpi displays. This is one of the things many of us hope they are quietly working on for the next release, as these displays are becoming more and more common.