Anybody already tried PhpStorm on qhd displays ?

Hi,

(attached is a screenshot of win7 fullHD desktop with the phpstorm layout that I prefer, ... on a dummy project)

I want (need) to change laptop,
I'm considering either macbook pro retina ( going to apple would be a first for me )
or
a Yoga 2 Pro, then QHD (3200x1800) ... on a 13,3" displays ...

on OSX, retina pixel doubling make it so that 2560x1600 is effectively a more crispy 1280x800 space
=> it may look all sharpy and good but it's lame for the limited usable space.
Fortunately, it's is my understanding that tools like QuickRes give you the possibility to fully use the 2560x1600 or other intermediate res.
http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook_pro/macbook-pro-retina-display-faq/macbook-pro-retina-display-hack-to-run-native-resolution.html

On Windows 8.1, they've introduced an optional 200% high dpi scaling of the desktop elements and apps.
http://blogs.windows.com/windows/b/extremewindows/archive/2013/07/15/windows-8-1-dpi-scaling-enhancements.aspx

How does phpstorm behave with this ? I did not have yet the opportunity to test. Can anyone post screenshots of different setups (125%,150%, ... ) ?
May Jetbrains comment on their apps scaling under windows ?

Many thanks in advance.



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We definetely support Retina displays on MacOSX and unfortunately I have no idea about quality of support for Windows with Retina like display.

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Thanks, I knew for Retina, and QuickRes will come in handy to regain  some workspace, by cancelling it or having some intermediate resolution.  
I'll test that in a shop if they allow me to install both this tool and your IDE.

Also, I guess I'll wait for some reviews of QHD laptop screens under Win8.1, before I decide.
There is no point buying such laptops if PhpStorm or any other code editor are only usable on a second bigger screen.

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