[mythtv-users] MythBrowser and page width

James Klaas jklaas at appalachian.dyndns.org
Tue Jan 6 13:39:01 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 6:21 AM, Paul Harrison <mythtv at sky.com> wrote:
> James Klaas wrote:
>> I did a Google search (which I hope would also search myth-users
>> mailing list) on how to change the page width displayed in
>> MythBrowser.  Right now, it's set to a 4:3 aspect ratio, but, since I
>> got a HDTV with a 16:9 aspect ratio, there's a lot of screen not being
>> used.  Is there a way to change it so it uses the whole width of the
>> screen?
>> James
> MythBrowser works just like any other web browser in this respect. It
> depends on the web page you are viewing. Some pages reformat themselves
> to make use of the available width others are  designed to only look
> good at a fixed  width,  often 800 pixel wide, and leave the remaining
> space blank. I agree it can be annoying if you have a 1920 x 1024 HDTV
> and the web page you are viewing insists on only using a small part of
> it but I don't think there is anything that can be done :-(
> Paul H.
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Ah.  OK, I was using MythNews, which uses MythBrowser.  Could MythNews
be reformatting the web pages that come from the RSS feed?  Every page
I viewed that came from the MythNews plugin was formatted for a small


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