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Old 05-02-12, 01:23 PM   #1
Licaon
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Default ViewPortIn and ViewPortOut in 302.07

I'm trying to adapt my config to the new settings, yet I fail to grasp exactly how to do it.

what I want pre-302.07:
Code:
Option         "FlatPanelProperties" "Scaling = aspect-scaled"
what 302.07 wants me to write:
Code:
nvidia-settings --assign CurrentMetaMode="DFP-0: 1920x1200 { ViewPortIn=1280x1024, ViewPortOut=1500x1200+210+0}"
Ok, so how do I do that for ALL the non 16:10 resolutions WITHOUT creating a new MetaMode for EACH AND EVERY possible resolution? ( running through nvidia-settings helps me to avoid a X11 restart for every test, wicked )

Also, I see that I can use panning to do some sort of downscaling things ( like in Windows: http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=346325 ) but without the clock/freqs messing around like
Code:
nvidia-settings --assign CurrentMetaMode="DFP-0: 1920x1200 { ViewPortIn=2560x1600}"
would yield me a 2560x1600 image scaled to the native panel resolution of 1920x1200, great, BUT while the image and apps can use all the screen space my mouse is LIMITED to a upper left 1920x1200 rectangle and I can't reach the lower right corner

ideas?

Last edited by Licaon; 05-03-12 at 01:32 AM. Reason: typpox
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