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copying from 4by3 format into 16by9 format distorts image

I have two templates, one for classic (4by3) screen format and one for widescreen (HD) format. When copying from an old presentation into the new widescreen format, the content is stretched to the new ...
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Acer Veriton Z290G display distorted in Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Windows 7 on the Acer Veriton Z290G. I successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04. The only problem I have is that the display is stretched out horizontally, so much that a small portion of the ...
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Cannot set 16:9 resolution on ubuntu 12.04 run in VirtualBox

I recently installed virtualbox. I tried to run ubuntu 10.04 and it worked fine in fullhd resolution. Then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now when I to setup up any fullhd resolution UI becomes very ...
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widescreen resolution

I have just changed my monitor from square shaped TFT monitor to widescreen lcd monitor but the problem I am getting is that the window screen is still square shaped it is not going wide. The window ...
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I can't turn off widescreen on my LG Flatron W2246 [closed]

I want to know how you can turn off widescreen on an LG Flatron W2246.
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Non-widescreen tablet + widescreen display

Most of the screens are 16:9 now, most of the graphics tablets are not. How does an A5 tablet (like Pentagram Designer, for instance) interact with a wide screen display? Do I get dead zones at ...
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Recording my Windows machine in widescreen

I've recently switched to a Mac and I'm LOVING it so far. My setup is that I have a 19" HDTV for my Mac monitor, and a 19" non-widescreen monitor for my Windows. I also have my microphone (used for ...
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Why do widescreen monitors cost more than standard (4:3) monitors? [closed]

...when standard monitors have more pixels and display area (for the same diagonal size)? This has been so in the last few years and this is so now.
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Why does my new LED LCD TV look worse than my CCFL LCD monitor?

At work we wanted a large 1920 x 1080 monitor to use with a certain program. Since monitors with this resolution seem to currently stop at 24", we went for a LCD TV so that we could have 26", and in ...
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How to correct stretched image on ext. widescreen monitor?

I have my 13" laptop connected via VGA to a 23" ext. monitor but I noticed that images are slightly squashed/stretched out horizontally. (i.e. circles slightly look like ovals [X > Y]) My laptop ...
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How do I get non-stretched video on a 1024x720 widescreen TV?

I have a 720p 42-inch plasma TV that I like to hook up to my computer to watch video. The problem is that the computer sees the TV as a 4:3 monitor and sends it a signal with that aspect ratio, so ...
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Virtual Display Manager - Maximized Window Covered by Taskbar

I just got a large widescreen monitor and installed Virtual Display Manager to split my monitor in two. The problem is that when I maximize a window, the bottom of it is covered by the taskbar. Is ...
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Split screen with custom ratio

I have Win 7 and a 23" full hd screen. I really enjoy the split screen functionality but 50/50 isn't always what I need. Sometimes 70/30 or whatever is more appropriate. So I looked for a software ...
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Dual Screens with Widescreen monitors?

I want to build a new computer and purchase new monitor(s). At my old job I had two 20" 4:3 and I absolutely loved this setup. However, the stores in my country only seem to have widescreen monitors ...
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Multi-monitor setup: one widescreen monitor, one regular (4:3) monitor; is this usually possible?

I'm trying to find out whether it's generally possible to have a multi-monitor setup with both a widescreen monitor and a regular monitor (ie. one with a 4:3 picture ratio). I'd like to run them in ...
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Setting up wide monitor in XP

I have windows XP on my second computer and a wide-screen monitor. Text appears stretched with automatic settings. How can I set it up properly?
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Just switched to widescreen monitors — what should I do with all this extra width?

I just switched from two 19" monitors running 1280 X 1024 to two 22" monitors running 1680 X 1050. If I run typical apps full screen now, they tend to have a lot of unused white space. Examples: I'm ...
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Widescreen monitors for dual, triple, quad screen setup?"

As a programmer, it is a pain to work with 1 monitor, I generally have at least 2. My last setup was 2 19" monitors, they were not widescreen they were just regular. In fact I have never used a ...
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Is higher resolution necessarily better when it's a full HD monitor?

A majority of high end wide-screen monitors (16:9) that are titled as "Full HD" have a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 (i.e. 1080p) But there are a select few "Full HD" monitors that have a slightly ...
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Where are the Wraparound Gaming Monitors?'

Early in 2008 there was talk and lots of pictures of a new direction in wide screen monitors, ones that are almost 3 feet long and have a curve; i.e. "wrap around". Listing resolutions starting at ...
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Remote Desktop won't maximize

I use a laptop and I am docking and undocking frequently. Often when I connect to another machine using remote desktop, the screen size gets messed up when I dock again. By "messed up" I mean that ...
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Free video conversion software that supports widescreen format

Is there a good video conversion software for Windows that supports widescreen format? Things I tried from download.com don't support widescreen. It creates black bars top and bottom. I like AVS ...