[vtkusers] QVTKWidget and MacOS problems

Sean McBride sean at rogue-research.com
Thu Dec 4 13:50:22 EST 2014

On Thu, 4 Dec 2014 02:58:56 -0700, mbcx9rb9 said:

>You are right, the problem is caused by the retina display having four times
>the resolution. Qt has it right, but VTK seems to display to the bottom left
>pixel group. I have managed to get around this by running the created .app
>in low resolution mode. To do this:
>Right click on the *.app file
>Get Info
>Open in low resolution mode
>Close the Get Info window and run program
>Let me know if this works for you, Nick. This is an annoying workaround
>since it means I can no longer run the program from Qt Creator directory,
>but at least it works.

Can you repro the issue with one of VTK's C++ examples?  Or must Qt be involved?

You could try setting NSHighResolutionCapable to NO in your Info.plist, see here:



Sean McBride, B. Eng                 sean at rogue-research.com
Rogue Research                        www.rogue-research.com 
Mac Software Developer              Montréal, Québec, Canada

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