Re: What's what with LCD resolution and aspect?

Subject: Re: What's what with LCD resolution and aspect?
From: "Kevin Amery" <kevindamery -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 11:32:02 -0500

On 2/16/07, Kevin McLauchlan <kmclauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:

4) I've not really had a chance to play, but at computer and electronics
stores, I've seen what happens when a single picture is displayed on several
different-aspect displays - it's usually the wide-screen ones that show
circles as flattened eggs, people as short and fat, and text stretched a bit
wide. That seems to imply a software bias for a more upright aspect ratio.

It's more likely that whichever teen-aged sales rep set the systems up
didn't choose the correct resolution for the displays. As long as you
set the monitor to run in its native resolution, it will show
everything correctly (i.e. circles as circles).

I run a wide screen Dell 24" at home beside an old 18" NEC that's 4:3
aspect ratio. Both display things correctly as long as I set the
resolutions right.

Until next time...

Kevin Amery

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