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The Getting Started page in Visual Studio for Xamarin projects is very tiny when using a high DPI monitor
I am using Parallels on a MacBook Pro Retina, at 3360x2100
### Steps to Reproduce
1. Use a configuration similar to as described in the Notes section
2. Open Visual Studio
3. Create a new iOS project
### Expected Results
The getting started screen should be scaled for high-dpi displays
### Actual Results
Getting started page is not scaled
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I ran across this tonight and was just about to report it too, then I found this bug exists.
When I open the GettingStarted.html file in Edge itself, everything looks fine. After Googling around a little bit I found this page that indicates that the browser controls on Windows don't pick up HighDPI settings for some reason. There is a solution on the page but it looks weirdly low-level.
We have replaced the Getting Started pages with new Overview pages that are HDPI. Marking this as resolved.