[MPlayer-users] Re: [-] Re: [-] monitoraspect
dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon May 30 17:42:05 CEST 2005
On Mon, May 30, 2005 at 02:00:45PM +0200, Matthias Wieser wrote:
> Am Freitag, 27. Mai 2005 23:00 schrieb Gianluca Interlandi:
> > Many thanks for all your commentaries! I was not counting with it. Just
> > a few words about my monitor. I have a Philips Brilliance 180P2 with a
> > resolution of 1280x1024. Its physical dimensions are roughly (measured
> > with a ruler) 35.7:28.7 [cm] giving a ratio of approx. 1.25:1. Thus my
> > monitor has square pixels. Only if I use the flag "-monitoraspect 1.25"
> > the movies are played correctly.
> > I have checked the entry in X86Config:
> > DisplaySize 320 240 (-> 1.33:1)
> > Maybe I should change it to the correct values, but I don't see a need
> > at the moment.
> Always make sure the "DiplaySize" entry is correct. Most other
> videoplayers besides MPlayer respect the "DisplaySize" entry.
> Additionally fonts will be too large if your "DisplaySize" is smaller
> than the actual size.
> Just change your Display Size entry to:
> DisplaySize 357 286
As far as I'm concerned, displaysize must not be set and DPI must be
set to 75. Otherwise you can't use the nice bitmap fonts, which look
better than any scalable ones I've seen. (Technically you can use
them, but when you mix them with scalable fonts the sizes will be
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