Which is a better way to enlarge screen display?

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Which is a better way to enlarge screen display?

Post by suzonka on Fri 03 Jun 2011, 8:52 pm

if I have a 17 inch flat screen ,which resolution display setting should I use, or can I just go into my change zoom level at the very bottom of the screen on the status bar where it says zoom level 100% customize


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Re: Which is a better way to enlarge screen display?

Post by The Open File on Fri 10 Jun 2011, 2:00 am

The answer will depend upon your OS...the version will give us the way to tell you the proper mouse/keystrokes to handle this issue.

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Post by suzonka on Fri 10 Jun 2011, 3:41 am

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Re: Which is a better way to enlarge screen display?

Post by The Open File on Fri 10 Jun 2011, 3:46 am

Thanks for the link. It looks like it might be Windows 7, but the picture is so small (about 1.25" in width), it's impossible to tell. Can you just type a reply with the info?

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better larger running IE9

Post by suzonka on Fri 10 Jun 2011, 3:48 am

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Re: Which is a better way to enlarge screen display?

Post by The Open File on Fri 10 Jun 2011, 4:03 am

Okay, you have Vista. You can change the resolution by right-clicking on the desktop and choosing Personalize and then Display Settings. To get the highest resolution, just move the slidebar all the way to the right.

However, if what you want is to make the characters bigger, then you'll have to move the slidebar to the left. That will make the characters bigger, but will cause you to have less information showing on the screen.

You can also click on the "How do I get the best display?" question on that same screen for more information.

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Post by suzonka on Fri 10 Jun 2011, 11:15 am

The Open File wrote:Okay, you have Vista. You can change the resolution by right-clicking on the desktop and choosing Personalize and then Display Settings. To get the highest resolution, just move the slidebar all the way to the right.

However, if what you want is to make the characters bigger, then you'll have to move the slidebar to the left. That will make the characters bigger, but will cause you to have less information showing on the screen.

You can also click on the "How do I get the best display?" question on that same screen for more information.

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did work thanks , can I also customize the size with the change zoom level?

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Re: Which is a better way to enlarge screen display?

Post by The Open File on Fri 10 Jun 2011, 11:31 am

Dunno...where does the "change zoom level" originate? Some special video driver?

I neee more info on the video thingie.

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Re: Which is a better way to enlarge screen display?

Post by suzonka on Fri 10 Jun 2011, 1:41 pm

The Open File wrote:Dunno...where does the "change zoom level" originate? Some special video driver?

I neee more info on the video thingie.

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on the status bar right side bottom where it says zoom level 100% customize or clt- or clt+

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Re: Which is a better way to enlarge screen display?

Post by The Open File on Fri 10 Jun 2011, 8:15 pm

What I mean is...

What is the program that this zoom level icon runs if you "maximize" it to the screen.

Without knowing what the program is, I can't advise you.

On the other hand, have you played with the level to see if it helps you out? If so, pick the % level you like and leave it there. In that case I wouldn't have to know what the program is.

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Post by suzonka on Fri 10 Jun 2011, 10:19 pm

The Open File wrote:What I mean is...

What is the program that this zoom level icon runs if you "maximize" it to the screen.

Without knowing what the program is, I can't advise you.

On the other hand, have you played with the level to see if it helps you out? If so, pick the % level you like and leave it there. In that case I wouldn't have to know what the program is.

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If you right click on any of the top bars like favorites menu in a blank space on the top bar a little drop down list appears, you will see status bar now check it and the status bar appears on the very bottom of the screen with the 100 % zoom level , thats where I can change it to any % I would want and it works well.


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Re: Which is a better way to enlarge screen display?

Post by The Open File on Fri 10 Jun 2011, 10:24 pm

Oh my gosh, now I know you're talking about your Internet browswer.

You can do exactly the same thing a lot easier while in your browser. Simply press Ctrl+ or Ctrl- and it will increase/decrease the size of your text. No pulldown necessary.

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Re: Which is a better way to enlarge screen display?

Post by suzonka on Sat 11 Jun 2011, 3:48 am

The Open File wrote:Oh my gosh, now I know you're talking about your Internet browswer.

You can do exactly the same thing a lot easier while in your browser. Simply press Ctrl+ or Ctrl- and it will increase/decrease the size of your text. No pulldown necessary.

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Thanks for helping me with the resolution part of it

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