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Retrieves the content scale for the specified monitor.

function glfwGetMonitorContentScale(\GLFWmonitor $monitor, float &$xscale, float &$yscale) : void

This function retrieves the content scale for the specified monitor. The content scale is the ratio between the current DPI and the platform's default DPI. This is especially important for text and any UI elements. If the pixel dimensions of your UI scaled by this look appropriate on your machine then it should appear at a reasonable size on other machines regardless of their DPI and scaling settings. This relies on the system DPI and scaling settings being somewhat correct.

The content scale may depend on both the monitor resolution and pixel density and on user settings. It may be very different from the raw DPI calculated from the physical size and current resolution.

  1. \GLFWmonitor $monitor The monitor to query.
  2. float $xscale Where to store the x-axis content scale, or NULL.
  3. float $yscale Where to store the y-axis content scale, or NULL.



This documentation page is prased from the glfw3.h header file, and only modified to fit the PHP-GFLW extension bindings. The original documentation copyright is as follows:

Copyright (c) 2002-2006 Marcus Geelnard
Copyright (c) 2006-2019 Camilla Löwy