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I have a Photoshop CS6 edition and just started it for the first time. Sadly I can hardly see any of the elements of the user interface. The Menu bar, the Panels - everything is way too small. I have a Laptop with a high resolution screen, so probably the size of the user interface is meant to be used on a larger screen. I did change Windows 10 settings to scale up all the elements of other software I use - so all Icons and user interface elements of other software does indeed scale up, but Photoshop does not react to any changes there. Also I tried to increase the setting in the Photoshop settings (preferences/user interface/font size), but it is already set to "large" and there is no numeric value or additional options I could find. Here is a picture to compare the size of a regular window I use and the Photoshop Window - the font size seems to be about half and the elements are really hard to click.
Thanks for helping.
David. Some of us don’t use it often enough or professionally to want to pay a freakin subscription and it works just fine with the work around with what we already paid for.
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William -my comment was in response to Ramona1727 who asked "Does this work with CC?"
If it does not work on the shortcut, then definitely try it on the actual EXE file. It worked for me with out having to use it on the shortcut. I just reposted the original instructions. I am on Windows 10 just as an FYI.
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This was a great solution though it didn't work for me (2021), but it turns out it's actually very easy in the new Windows: https://community.adobe.com/t5/photoshop/photoshop-interface-is-too-small-for-my-screen-size/m-p/120...
are you saying that the older version will not work on the newer computer screens?
I have had the same problem with an even older version of Photoshop (CS4) on a higher resolution laptop monitor. (3840 X 2160).
To get the interface to be normal-sized, change screen reslution settings to something less than maximum (e.g., 1920 X 1280), open Photoshop and see if the UI is sized at a usable level. If it is, change screen resolution back to high settings and, in my experience, the UI remains at the usable size.