Re: Screen aspect ratio with Vista
uNLESS THE MONITOR SPECIFICALLY SUPPORTS CERTAIN WIDE-SCREEN
RESOLUTIONS,MOST OPTIONS GIVEN FOR CHANGING THE SCREEN RESOLUTION,E.G..
640x480,800x600,1024x768,1280x960,1600x1200 would still have an aspect ratio
of 4:3 only.
jON,IT WOULD HELP IF YOU COULD PROVIDE US WITH THE COMPLETE AND ACCURATE
MODEL NUMBER OF THE L. C. D.
"Sinner" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
"Jon" <Jon@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I just lost the use of my computer...for design purposes, that is. My new
> Dell has a sparkling LCD display, but all applications (and the desktop
> that matter) is stretched horizontally; i.e., a perfectly round circle in
> drawing program looks like an egg (an oval).
> I'm embarassed that I gave the Dell tech a hard time last night about not
> knowing how to adjust the aspect ratio to my liking. Dell has only 2
> Stretch to full screen or "maintain aspect ratio". My monitor control was
> to maintain aspect already.
> Anyone know about a Vista fix that allows normal monitor aspect ratio? You
> can't use design software with problems like this.
Do you mean that you cannot go into the Display settings and select
different screen resolutions, ie. 1280X960, 1024X768, 1600X1200?
Changing the monitor resolution also affects the width to height ration.