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- Subject: Re: [hatari-devel] Hatari screen options (was: Hatari manual.html)
- From: David Savinkoff <dsavnkff@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2014 16:25:44 -0700 (MST)
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- Thread-topic: Hatari screen options (was: Hatari manual.html)
832x324 should be 832x624
----- David Savinkoff wrote:
> ----- Eero Tamminen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Your patch breaks max width limit.
> Yes. Making the screen wider by 16 may exceed what the user
> requested. This patch Must break the max width limit in some
> instances in order to perform its function. This means that MaxW
> can be exceeded by 16.
> Is it critical that --max-width be strictly adhered to ?
> Can --max-width be redefined to be Requested width --req-width ?
> > With it "--max-width 660 --max-height 440" gives "672 x 440"
> > resolution and "--max-width 330 --max-height 240" gives "336 x 240"
> > resolution.
> Note that --max-width 640 --max-height 440 could be used instead
> of --max-width 660 --max-height 440 to get what you were looking for.
> The patch performed its function by making the Right border 16 pixels
> wider than the zero width Left border.
> I hope that 660x440 is provided as an example, not as something that
> has been in use. I noticed that Hatari defaults to 832x324, which is
> not impacted by the patch.
> You should try the ST_EARTH demo in 832x324 vs 800x600,
> and 416x312 vs 400x300 to see the better utilization of the screen.
> Here, 832x324 and 416x312 are not impacted by the patch, whereas,
> 800x600 and 400x300 are. Note that the video mode in this demo is
> a spectrum512 type. To see how 800x600 and 400x300 were impacted
> by the patch, compare with 768x600 and 384x300.
> > - Eero
> > PS. it's easiest to test your fixed patch in windowed mode.
> I looked at the patch in windowed mode. The way to avoid
> odd looking windows (with, or without the patch) is to select
> a Max-Width that looks best. This patch gives you more
> I'm hoping that Max-Width could be defined as Selected-Width
> because Max-Width excludes the functionality of the patch.