[PyQt] Does PyQt5 support retina display on macbook pro

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Thu Jan 16 09:38:31 GMT 2014

On 16-01-2014 4:13 am, Wei Yao wrote:
> Hi all,
> I’m a newbie to PyQt. I found that the window generated by PyQt5
> doesn’t show well on my macbook pro when I was trying some basic
> examples. The widgets and text are fuzzy.
> But the identical window generated by C++ is fine. Please see the
> attached pic(left is Python/PyQt5, right is C++/Qt5)
> Does anyone have idea on retina display support of PyQt5?
> Here is my configuration:
> Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9
> Enthought Canopy Python 2.7.3
> Qt 5.2
> SIP 4.15.4
> PyQt 5.2

I can't see any significant difference in those two images.

The current version of QScintilla does have a blurring problem on 
retina displays but it has been fixed in the current snapshot. The 
blurring is very obvious.

There is nothing in PyQt that would trigger the same problem.


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