Wide Screen distortion

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Wed Aug 8 14:06:23 BST 2007


Brendan wrote:

> On Tuesday 07 August 2007, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Brendan wrote:
>> > On Tuesday 07 August 2007, Tim Johnson wrote:
>> >> On Tuesday 07 August 2007, Tim Johnson wrote:
>> >> > Hi:
>> >> > I have acquired a new widescreen monitor. Nice to have all the
>> >> > viewing "real estate", but things a now a bit "stretched
>> >> > horizontally". Is there any adjustments to be done from X or KDE?
>> >> > Notes:
>> >> > kubuntu 7.04 amd64, KDE 3.5.6. Acer X221W monitor.
>> >>
>> >>   Addendum: Resolution is set at 1680X1050, default depth=24
>> >>                    xorg.conf
>> >
>> > same monitor and resolution here...
>> > Everything looks dandy.
>>
>> I don't believe that it can actually be using that resolution.  If it's
>> using a normal ratio resolution, you'll see stretching.  If it's really
>> using 1680x1050, you won't.
> 
> I am using 1680x1050, really. I swear.
> Everything looks ok.

Sure - that's what I meant.  You _must_ be using 1680x1050 (or equivalent
ratio) because you don't see the stretching, but Tim - even though he
thought he was - had to have been using a standard 4:3 ratio.
-- 
derek




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