[MPlayer-users] Re: [-] Re: [-] monitoraspect
mwieser at gmx.de
Mon May 30 13:39:38 CEST 2005
Am Freitag, 27. Mai 2005 20:40 schrieb Vladimir Mosgalin:
> Hi Matthias Wieser!
> On 2005.05.27 at 20:11:28 +0200, Matthias Wieser wrote next:
> > > Therefore when using a 17" TFT one has to use a different
> > > monitoraspect-Parameter than one using a 17" CRT.
> > > Grabbing a ruler and
> > > measuring up ones displaying device might help in all cases to
> > > experience a distortion-free feature presentation.
> > That's the reason for the option "DisplaySize" /etc/X11/XF86Config.
> > Set Display size correctly and all programs but MPlayer will show
> > videos distortion-free.
> Display size usually is correctly set already, X server queries it from
> monitor on startup.
> However, mplayer doesn't need it.. Just assuming that pixels are square
> should be fine, and will work even if display size is set up
Why should one want to set up the display size incorrectly?
Just querying the Xserver and assuming squared pixels as fallback should
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