|I've made the move from a standard 19" monitor to a 22" widescreen monitor. On the 19" monitor I used to like it set to 800*600 res & set games to it's max 1280*1024. I hated the size of it's native res for desktop work. |
Anyway, now I've got this (Samsung T220) widescreen it's set again to 800*600 (with ugly black borders & with the pain of having to switch to it's native res of 1680*1050 when playing widescreen supported games (else they become distorted if launching from 800*600 desktop, even tho games are set to max res) & then back again when finished.
I don't think there is an answer to this but here goes...the above is not ideal & I'm missing out on desktop space, I've previously done the following while desktop was set to 1680*1050:
Altererd font sizes wherever possible, increased the dpi from standard, viewed websites (yes even they were too small) to 150% magnification. All seemed to be coming in line....desktop icons/writing etc were all bigger again..sorted I thought, THEN I opened windows applications (even solitair) & I was confronted with tiny detail again which can't be altered by fonts etc. This along with windows messages also being tiny. I doubt there is any way around this but hey you don't ask you never know.
I WAS hoping thered be equivelant sized widescreen lower resolutions (like 800*600 & 1024*768 would fit fine on a 1280*1024 with no borders) But it appears not.
TIA..Andy. (I hate change :( ) (ps..it's the wife that plays solitair..I'm not that sad)
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