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Screen resolution / desktop size

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is there any way to change desktop size and keep screen resolution at the same time?

need to make my desktop width twice bigger.

thanks in advance

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Doesn't the screen resolution equal the desktop size unless you change screens? your desktop will be bigger on a 42" tv even if your computer screen has the same resolution because of the pixels being bigger on the tv.

or is your problem that your desktop is not filling your entire screen?

or is it the size if the icons you want to change?

Please explain more.


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Buy a bigger monitor? :)

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Do you want to double the width so that you have a kind of letterbox setup, like in wide-screen movies?


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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

some time ago, when I had no screen drivers intalled on my computer i could set screen resolution way beyond 1440x900. in result I had much wider desktop on 1440x900 screen resolution. I've tried to uninstall drivers but it does not work anymore.

the reason why I want to make it works are PixelGetColor / PixelChecksum restrictions. They simply does not work if app window is beyond the screen so my idea is to enlarge desktop, make it twice wider, then work on one side and keep app window on hiden side :party:

WinMove("[CLASS:Progman]", "", 0, 0, 2880, 900, 0)

this does not work as well :)

Edited by iLoveAU3

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I think I know what he has in mind. What he is looking to do is have the resolution set to say 1024 by 768, but the desktop size is 1048 by 768. When you use your mouse, you can access all areas of the desktop by "pushing" the desktop around.

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that's right Volly.

this is 2nd day I am looking for a way to force change desktop size with no results lol.

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