[mythtv] zoom for non-4:3/16:9

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Jan 3 23:48:31 UTC 2006


Preston Crow wrote:

>I have a 16:9 TV, so when watching a standard-definition letterboxed
>show, I hit 'w' to zoom in and fill the screen.  Great feature!
>
>I've noticed that some shows are in some in-between format, where they
>have smaller black bars at the top and bottom.  I don't know the exact
>aspect ratio, but it seems to be common on BBC America.  Having the zoom
>feature for this aspect would be really nice.  (Is there a name for that
>format?)
>
>Oh, and a configuration setting to disable zoom modes that I don't use
>would be nice.
>
>
>I can write a patch if it's likely to be accepted and none of the other
>developers wants to preempt me.
>  
>
In case you haven't yet found it, until patched, you could use manual zoom.

Mike


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