UI for Redgate Apps are unusable

I recently installed the Redgate tools, and during installation, the UI was distorted.  For example, the installing dialog looked something like this.

The problem has continued as I've been using the tool.  Redgate's UIs are difficult to navigate and read, for example here is my UI for SQL Source Control (I added the black areas)

System information:

Edition        Windows 10 Pro

Version        20H2

OS build        19042.928

Experience        Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.551.0

Resolution: 3840x2160 (changing this had no impact)

SQL Source control version:

SSMS Version: 18.9.1 

Is there a solution for this?  It makes using the tools almost impossible. Thanks.


  • csnydercsnyder Posts: 3 New member
    I do have my display scaled to 300% because I use a large tv attached to my wall as a monitor.  When I set the scale to 100%, the layout looks slightly better, bet the font is way too small to be useful.

  • Same here.. Completely unusable. Is there a fix on the way?
  • csnydercsnyder Posts: 3 New member
    I was given this as a work around and it fixed the problem for me.

    Workaround (Windows 10 series - Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019)

    1.    Go to the Ssms.exe directory (e.g C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 18\Common7\IDE).

    2.    Right click on the Ssms.exe and click Properties.

    3.    Go to the Compatibility tab and click Change high DPI settings.

    4.    Change High DPI scaling override settings.

    5.    Done.​

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