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Display Issues in Views on Macbook Pro Retina in Parallels


Published: 29 Jan 2013
Last Modified Date: 21 Feb 2014

Issue

When you try to open a view in a browser on a Macbook Pro with Retina display, fonts, menus, UI elements, and visualizations might overlap, be irregularly sized, or be otherwise obscured.

Environment

  • Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • Parallels Desktop 8
  • Windows 7
  • Tableau Desktop

Cause

The virtual machine video settings are not configured correctly for the Retina display resolution.
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