[MPlayer-users] RFE: ratios, dimensions and positions in cmdline

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Wed Apr 16 21:27:14 CEST 2003

On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 07:59:10PM +0200, Guillaume Cocatre-Zilgien wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi,
> I wonder why using aspect ratios, dimensions and dimensions in 
> mencoder's command line is so weird and inconsistent. Why not use X's 
> standard notation?
> One would pass aspect ratios as "1.85:1", dimensions as "720x560", 
> positions as "+0+8".
> Ex: "-lavcopts aspect=1.85:1 -vop scale=720x560,crop=720x560+0+8"
> (don't pay attention to the bogus values).
> What do you think?

Colon is a sparator, so using it for aspect there is not possible.


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