[mythtv-users] Fill vs Fit to screen
dsegel at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 14:45:20 UTC 2007
I'm not sure about how it works with a 16:9 display (because I don't have
one), but there's a setting for Aspect Override under Utilities / Setup ->
Setup -> TV Settings -> General that gives you choices like Fill, 4/3, 16/9,
4/3 Zoom, 16/9 Stretch, etc.
On 7/12/07, Robert Current <robert.current at gmail.com> wrote:
> Somewhere along my upgrades, the "i" Menu button on my A415 stopped
> working. It use to bring up a menu during the playback of a recorded
> show. On that menu, one of the options was some aspect ratio choices,
> including a 4:3, some zoom choices, etc.. I don't remember all the
> choices, I can't get that menu up...
> But, anyway, my system previously had the defaults to do something I
> would best describe as "best fit to screen" where it would zoom/unzoom
> the recording to best fit the output (S-Video 4:3). Meaning, if there
> was a HDTV recording, or a movie on DVD, or a 16:9, it didn't matter,
> it would fit it to the screen with no change in aspect ratio, leaving
> black bars at the top and bottom.
> Now, it does the opposite type of default zoom, it fits whatever image
> to the maximum zoom of 4:3 and distorts the image. So, now I never
> get the top/bottom black areas. instead, when watching a DVD or HDTV
> recording, I get tall skinny people... know what I mean?
> So, eventually I want to figure out how to get my playback options
> menu back when I hit "i" (menu) on my A415....
> But for now, I just want to know how to set the zoom defaults to what
> I'd call "fit to screen" instead of "fill screen." Can anyone tell me
> where that setting is?
> Thanks in advance...
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