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I'm trying to play a video in VLC using command line, but I don't want it to play in full size. I trying to pass width and height as instructed at http://wiki.videolan.org/Documentation:Play_HowTo/Advanced_Use_of_VLC#Video_options but it does not change the appearance of the video -- it is still played in its original resolution. What am I doing incorrectly?

Here's the command I'm using:

/Applications/VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/VLC --playlist-autostart --video-on-top --width=400 --height=400 ./2013-london-snow.mov

As I understand their online documentation is outdated. Maybe someone could point to the source code of command line interface.

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Have you tried man vlc? Or vlc --longhelp --advanced? –  terdon Jan 21 '13 at 15:47
    
Thanks, looked up but none of the mentioned ones (--width, --height, --scale) appear to be working. –  Zilupe Jan 21 '13 at 15:58

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