[MPlayer-users] Fullscreen Bug

tom at mydomain.com tom at mydomain.com
Thu Mar 7 12:04:01 CET 2002

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read
> DOCS/bugreports.html] I don't know if you could really call it a bug,
> but when I start X  (4.2.0) at say, 1280x960 (No virtual screen size)
> and start a movie, I  can get fullscreen size just fine. Then, if i
> wish to watch this at a  lower resolution, to say, use TV out, i switch
> with xvidtune or
> something, down to the desired resolution. X now creates a virtual
> screen size of 1280 960 (even though I told it not too) which doesn't
> have to be a problem, but when i Fullscreen size mplayer, yeah it'll
> fullscreen to the current desktop size, and not window size.

Yeah same problem here...

> I'd say there's a few ways to do this nicer. First, there could be a
> check to size to resolution instead of desktop. have a secondary
> function for this making it possible to choose what resolution, have a
> predifined FS resolution. wine uses a nice approach to accomplish such
> a  thing, it creats a borderless window (for fs stuff) at 0,0 and
> centers  the image there.

That would be great, I wont have to spend 5 minutes trying to centre a
window (with an invisible mouse) when I want to use my smaller flat
screen :)

Tom Playford

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