[PLUG] Dumb question du jour

Charlie Schluting charlie at schluting.com
Thu Sep 9 17:05:02 PDT 2004


Jason Van Cleve wrote:

> Quoth Rich Shepard, on Thu, 9 Sep 2004 16:29:05 -0700 (PDT):
> 
> 
>>   How can I determine at what resolution the screen is running and
> 
> 
> Unless your monitor is fuzzy, it's rather apparently by sight.  Maybe
> just get close in and squint at some non-aliased text, as in a menubar. 
> Here's a neat trick, though:  hold <ctrl> and <alt> and press the + and
> - keys on your numerical keypad.  That should cycle through all your
> defined screen rez' modes.
> 
> --Jason
> 

Only if you're running the latest X (I heard they actually made it 
work.. never seen it though).
Otherwise, it just "zooms" in and looks really really crappy.

-Charlie




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