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Enable HiDPI in OSX

The MacBook Pro 15" comes with native high resolution 1680X1050, with tiny system fonts. You can lower the resolution with the compromise of fuzzy fonts. There is one approach can be taken similar to Windows DPI adjustment. This is called HiDPI. You need install XCode, and use Guartz Debug to enable HiDPI. It does something magic, but very limited. On MacBook Pro, I can only get 840X525 in HiDPI. Correction : You don't need install XCode, simply install Graphics Tools for XCode will do. It can be downloaded from Apple Developer site.

OSX display tweakit

font smoothing  defaults -currentHost write -globalDomain AppleFontSmoothing -int 1 display scaling defaults -currentHost write -globalDomain AppleDisplayScaleFactor 1.5 font anti aliasing defaults -currentHost write -globalDomain AppleAntiAliasingThreshold 18 but none of them works as you would expect