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Screen Resolution Question

by mrsubway / April 22, 2004 11:07 AM PDT

I recently aquired a program that looks much better in 1024X786 resolution. However, I usually use 800X600. Is there any program that will let the program switch the res. on it's own? I want the screen to switch every time I open that program. Is it possible?

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Re:Screen Resolution Question
by David Chan / April 22, 2004 8:53 PM PDT

The best I can suggest is to use this free utility that'll let you change the resolution instantly by clicking the shortcuts.

You create two icons on your Desktop one for 1024x786 and the other for 800x600 and simply click the appropriate icons when you want to switch the resolution.

Here is the link:
http://www.12noon.com/reschange.htm

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Re: Screen Resolution Question: Ans: YES
by ChuckT / April 23, 2004 7:10 PM PDT

I've just stumbled across a freeware program that says it will do what you want. It says (among many, many things): "change screen settings when launching programs with special display requirements"

Check out "H-Menu" at: http://www.h-menu.com/homeEN.htm

Rated 6 duckies (out of 6) on Nonags.com, here is what is said there: "H-Menu is a fully configurable launcher, yet it remains invisible until activated with the mouse. Have everything you need just a click away and say goodbye to the START button and a cluttered Desktop."

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