Resolution change with XRANDR

Stefan Taferner stefan.taferner at
Sun Jun 13 22:21:34 BST 2004

On Sunday 13 June 2004 22:46, Charles Samuels wrote:
> On Sunday 13 June 2004 1:15 pm, Andras Mantia wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> >  In kdetv for some TV cards there is a need to change the resolution (to
> > a smaller one) of the desktop in order to get a full-screen picture.
> > It's done with the XRANDR extension (with XRRSetScreenConfig) but the
> > problem is that after returning to the original resolution the window
> > sizes and layout of the running applications are changed, usually
> > everything is smaller. Is there a way to store and restore the correct
> > layout of the windows after a resolution change?
> Shouldn't these programs use the VidMode extension to resize for a full
> screen picture instead of XRANDR?

For Wine(X) it works to disable XRANDR in the config file.
Did not know up to now that this is what causes the resizing problems :-)


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