jroback
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

Horizon Client 2106 Font Size?

Am I the only one that thinks the font size in the 2106 Horizon Client is completely oversized?    It really looks like it's trying to emulate a tablet experience on windows now like the Windows 10 Control panels.

Because of the large font size all of the URL's for my horizon servers wrap into two or three lines, as do the names of pools.   And the settings screen  requires significant scrolling to see all the options.  I can't see any way to change this.

Not a huge deal in functionality, but does make it harder to use and look less professional, in my opinion.

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robinstolpe
Contributor
Contributor

Hole 2106 feels like a beta.

I can’t even connect to my 2103 environment that uses smart card with the 2106 client.

It don’t even work when I did try to update one connection server.

if im using the 2103 client it works flawless.

I need some of the new features in 2106 so I’ll update the infrastructure but not the clients as it’s an issue with GUI and function for us in 2106

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agong
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

Hi jroback,

What is the OS resolution you're using? Could you please attach an screenshot for us to better understanding the problem?

For " the settings screen requires significant scrolling to see all the options", is this specific to one setting page or common to all settings screen? BTW: a screenshot would be better.

Thanks.

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agong
VMware Employee
VMware Employee

Hi robinstolpe, 

It would be helpful to tell us more details about your issue. You can enable debug level log and collect log using DCT and attach it here for analysis.

Thanks.

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mhartstein
Contributor
Contributor

Seeing that here too. Our server URL is 15 characters total and the "om" of the .com at the end is wrapped onto a second line. This is at 1080p, 100% (standard) scaling in Windows.

In the toolbar that shows in the top middle of the screen when in a session in fullscreen mode, too, about half of the pool name (most of ours are around 18 characters) is now hidden behind an ellipsis.

Functionality bug in the 2106 client aside, this UI design feels like the Windows 10 Settings app when it was first released in 2015 (monochromatic, lots of white space yet text unnecessarily constrained and/or cut off). 2103 client and earlier, with its rounded boxes and colorful UI seemed a lot more in line with the upcoming Windows 11 look, too.

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