Doesn't run correctly on Windows 10 #22

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msc- opened this Issue Sep 16, 2016 · 7 comments

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msc- commented Sep 16, 2016

Get an Aero-like window border with no controls and nothing happens when you click on "File".

I had to use the compatibility troubleshooter and set PP to be run as a Windows 8 app to be able to use it.

@jaytaoko
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This issue could be similar to #18. See if PicoPixel 0.6.12 fixes this issue for you. Please report here if you still have the issue.

Thanks!

@msc-
msc- commented Sep 19, 2016

Still have the issue with 0.6.12. It is slightly different in that there is now no window frame (border) at all. Before there was an aero-like window frame. The application's client content (UI etc.) is drawn as expected but nothing happens when clicking File or the menu buttons.

This is different from #18. I'm on an Intel GPU and I see much more than an empty window.

@jaytaoko
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Can you tell the Intel CPU you are running on? Also can you add a screenshot of the issue to this ticket?
Thanks

@msc-
msc- commented Sep 19, 2016

Intel Core i5-5200, HD Graphics 5500. But I don't think the problem is GPU related. It's Windows 10 related. If I tell Windows to run the program in compatibility mode for Window 8 it works fine. I can operate the program via keyboard commands when not in compatibility mode. It's just the GUI controls that don't work.

The aero-like frame is still there, after all. Not sure why it didn't appear one time. Here's the image.

picopixel

@jaytaoko
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I confirm the issue. I am working on a fix.
Thanks

@jaytaoko
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jaytaoko commented Nov 20, 2016 edited

I have released a new version of PicoPixel (0.6.13). Unfortunately, I believe there is an issue with the Intel graphics driver that prevents from resolving this issue in a way that does not affect the appearance of PicoPixel. So, for the moment PicoPixel will automatically show the window frame when running on an Intel HD GPU.

picopixel-withframe

All the features of PicoPixel are there. Only the window frame has changed. When running on a Geforce or Radeon GPU, PicoPixel appearance is unchanged.

@jaytaoko
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Please report if you still see the original issue on your system. Is the fix improving the situation?
Regards

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