[mythtv-users] Different aspect ratio in windowed mode
jon at sd-6.org
Sat May 5 17:21:20 UTC 2007
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jonny Linux wrote:
> On 5/5/07, *Chad* <masterclc at gmail.com <mailto:masterclc at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On 5/4/07, David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us <mailto:gull at gull.us>> wrote:
> > On May 4, 2007, at 3:12 AM, jonny Linux wrote:
> > > I can get a good picture by using mplayer's monitoraspect command -
> > > (ie mplayer -monitoraspect 16:10 -aspect 16:9 file.mpg), but I
> > > can't find any equivalent of monitoraspect in Myth. Does anyone
> > > know of one?
> > This is exactly what I need, too. I think you explained it better,
> > though. :)
> AFAIK Myth gets this information from X. So if you provide a 16:9
> ratio, Myth will work with that. It's overrideable though. Find the
> setting in the frontend that allows "Separate Video Modes for
> GUI/Playback" and adjust accordingly.
> I think I've solved it on my setup. If I go to Setup->Appearance on the
> second screen (where you'd adjust the gui size) there's a Monitor Aspect
> Ratio option. I've also set the GUI width/height to be 0 and unticked
> use GUI size for TV Playback. It works now!
> The problem is, I'd quite like a command line version of this, so I
> could choose which monitor to use with the command line.
If you are using a recent svn rev., there is a new option for the aspect
ratio. To control it from the command line, start mythfrontend like so:
mythfrontend -O XineramaMonitorAspectRatio=1.6
for 16/10, or
mythfrontend -O XineramaMonitorAspectRatio=1.3333
> Any ideas?
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