[mythtv-users] 16:9 zoom/stretch and 0.21
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 9 01:34:17 UTC 2008
On 09/08/2008 09:19 PM, backuppc at sundquist.imapmail.org wrote:
> On Mon, 08 Sep 2008 Mike said:
>>> Here's the other potential deal breaker that is my question: My display
>>> is a 28-inch monitor at 1920x1200. We frequently watch many (most) SD
>>> recordings using the 16:9 zoom setting available from the menu. This
>>> cuts off a little bit, but fills the whole screen (i.e. even more than
>>> 1920x1080), and, well, we like it. Technically, the image is getting
>>> zoomed to 16:10.
>> Only because your display is improperly configured. If you set your
>> DisplaySize such that it's a 16:10 ratio, Myth will actually know that
>> you have a 16:10 screen.
> I went through both the front end and back up set up screens and the
> only screen I found applicable was the screen set up page, which already
> correctly sensed my screen as being 1920x1200, so I don't think it's a
> config issue.
X config, not Myth config (though that's not what's causing the
"problem" you're seeing, it's still wrong).
> So I still only get the four options when I cycle through
> the "change aspect ratios" option from the menu.
Because you don't want to change the aspect ratio, you want to change
the zoom. Use the Zoom menu.
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