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    Aspect ratio problem

    I'm embarrassed to ask this but i hate my super-fancy monitor;
    it's Dell' widescreen and i can't manage to find the adjustment for the correct aspect ratio. I know this question doesn't really belong here but i couldn't find a proper place to post it.
    Does anyone have similar problem and knows how to solve it?
    Thanks a lot guys.

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    right-click the desktop, choose 'properties' and under the settings tab there will be a slider that will give you a preview of the aspect ratio.

    good luck.
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    Thanks, but i tried that already of course. None of the presets gives me the proper solution.

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    I would find out it's native resolution. Some LCDs state they can do a full range of resolutions but there is one setting that allows the best viewing. Then see if your video card can do that resolution. Is the text and menus blurry?

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    You should be at 1920x1200 or 1680x1050 resolution depending on which size you've got if I remember right. Those are native for the two Dell widescreens.

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    Many thanks, folks.

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    Mine is 22" - 1680x1050.
    Now I'm getting used to using a 4:3 tablet on 16:10 @_@.

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    Yeah, that's what i ended up with. But it's phuckin HUGE!
    Damn it, i hate PCs.

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    Amen.
    And monitors, switching to LCD has been a pain. But I love this monitor for everything else besides arting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chupacabra
    it's Dell' widescreen and i can't manage to find the adjustment for the correct aspect ratio.
    Well my Dell lcd wide comes with a remote. I just use that to switch from full to 4:3 aspect.

    Not sure if this helps.

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    If i had one it would. But thanks anyway guys, this is one of those things that makes you want to KILL BILL.

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    Did it come with any sort of driver CD? My computer refused to switch to widescreen until I installed the included software.

    Have you tried updating your video card drivers? That may also be your problem.
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    Hi Milton,

    I have no video card. Have to check for graphic card drivers though...
    Thanks.

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    I think thats what he meant with video card.. your graphics card. anyway, I personally love my dell 24" monitors.. I can rotate them 90 degree's so I can have the optimal amount of space for painting images in portrait size

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