[SailfishDevel] Managing screen resolution

FIlip Kłębczyk fklebczyk at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 05:25:42 UTC 2013

W dniu 11.10.2013 06:29, Seppo Tiainen pisze:
> The SailfishOS SDK (Qt5 Alpha) assumes a screen resolution of 854 × 480
> which is the same as on N9. It seems, however, the first Jolla device
> will have a 960 × 540 pixel display. How should one prepare for that? I
> have understood that the current advice is to use 16:9 aspect ratio and
> no hard-coding in number of pixels.
> But if you are porting an app that has been hard-coded for N9 screen
> size, what is the best approach?
> 1) Will there be a global parameter to fix the 'magnification'? (would
> be great!)
> 2) Is there any other way to fix the resolution easily?
> 3) Should the whole app UI be redesigned? (would be a lot of work...)

I suggest you to use Theme component and values from there (like 
Theme.itemSize*). That way you are assuring your app will be resolution 
independent (you don't know what kind of resolution will be used on 
other Jolla devices in future).



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