• Nov 13, 2019 - 09:29

I am legally blind and the Note Input Menu is very, very small! My Musescore 2 had a FIX to enlarge it to regular size. Does this version have a fix like that? Here's the one for Musescore 2. I place it in the WINDOWS KEY + "R":

"C:\Program Files (x86)\MuseScore 2\bin\MuseScore.exe" -x1


Something is wrong if your icons are that tiny. And the workaround you used in MuseScore 2 didn't really fix it, your icons are bigger, but the score is still way too small. At 100%, it should be life size - same as a piece of paper.

Most likely MuseScore is not detecting your monitor resolution correctly, Better to use -D xxx, where xxx = your monitor resolution in dots per inch. If it's a TV set, for instance, probably 72.

In reply to by b2sing4u

I'm sorry but, what does this mean? what exactly did you do? in the musescore folder, I don't see a musescore.exe available to open and edit. I only see the blue musescore 3 icon, which opens the program. all other files are .dll files? in preferences I was able to increase icon size, but that still leaves my pallet icons and time signature properties icons tiny. could you please explain in further detail what -D xxx is, where to find it, how to access/edit it?

In reply to by Socalsalas

I found this information somewhere here in the Forum. What I did to enlarge the notes values and palette was to hit Windows key + R key together to open the RUN dialogue box on my Windows 10 Pro and typed the following command: "C:\Program Files\MuseScore 3\bin\MuseScore3.exe" -D 70 (be sure to put the quotes). This command opens my MuseScore 3.exe file and the [-D 70] if the size of icons.

See the attached pics to see the differences.

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Hello All,

I had the Musescore 3 tiny icon issue on my Windows 10 PC. Here is how I fixed the problem:
> Right Click the MuseScore 3 shortcut icon on your Desktop.
> Click "Open file location".
> Right Click "MuseScore3.exe" (this is the program's executable).
> Click "Properties".
> Click the "Compatibility" tab at the top of the window.

Note: I tried using the "Change high DPI settings > check "Override high DPI scaling behavior. Scaling performed by: Application, System, and System (Enhanced)." options, but these did not do anything.

> What I did under the "Compatibility" tab was Clicked the "Run compatibility troubleshooter" and let Windows fix the problem. IT WORKED!!! RESOLVED!!!!

I hope this helps!

Lucas B.

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