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Sprbro
19-08-2004, 08:59 AM
I recently brought an LCD screen (CMV CT-722A) after reading a good write-up in the PC World. My current OS is XP Pro. Many of the sub boxes that come up on the screen such as Properties etc, show the contents at the correct size but limit the surrounding frame to a small size making access to all the frame content impossible (this makes setting up printing parameters impossible).

A bit of history - Being used to ordinary screens I approached the makers for a screen driver. I was informed that LCD screens don't have them but they use a preset resolution with the option to size the fonts by percentage. My preset resolution is 1280 x 1024, anything else makes the lettering fuzzy.

I have also noticed that XP tells me I have a CRV screen attached, it doesn't appear to recognise the LCD screen in its own diagnostics.

I thought originally it was the software of the various programmes limiting the pixel sizes within the software until I found the same was happening with property boxes within XP itself.

Any advice out there in cyber space??

metla
19-08-2004, 09:24 AM
Finding that hard to follow,Can you post a screenshot?

Sprbro
19-08-2004, 09:29 AM
Certainly, Metla.
How do I do that?
Ken

metla
19-08-2004, 09:33 AM
If you click on the FAQ button near the top of the page there will be one with instuctions on how to post a screenshot.

Sprbro
19-08-2004, 10:35 AM
The FAQ didn't explain how to go about it but I did some digging and came up with a Gif file. Now, how do I put a link into this message to allow you to see it?
Cheers,
Ken

metla
19-08-2004, 10:43 AM
The faq didn't explain how to do it?

The one entilted FAQ: Wanna show a screenshot?

http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/thread.jsp?forum=1&thread=43958&message=240516

Sprbro
19-08-2004, 10:43 AM
Metla, Had a closer look at the FAQ and bumbled through. Try this:

http://sal.neoburn.net/imagef1/files/Screen.gif

Cheers,
Ken

Murray P
19-08-2004, 10:44 AM
FAQ, Wanna Show a Screenshot (http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/thread.jsp?forum=1&thread=43958&message=240516) follow the link to ImageF1 (http://sal.neoburn.net/imagef1/), you can then copy and paste the url to the image once you have upladed it.

Cheers Murray P

metla
19-08-2004, 10:45 AM
Actually,your right,that faq is lacking in instructions.

metla
19-08-2004, 11:02 AM
hmmm......As you say,that just ain't right,but im drawing a bit of a blank.

Can you remove the monitor via the device manager and reboot?,this will clear the driver,windows will re-detect it and have another stab.

I take it if you plug your old monitor in the problem doesn't apear?

Sprbro
19-08-2004, 11:08 AM
I don't know, I haven't tried the CRV monitor on this system. I'll have a play and get back to you.

Sprbro
19-08-2004, 11:58 AM
Metla,
I appear to have stumbled on a solution. I deleted the the monitor driver (Plug n Play) and let XP pick it back up. My default setting for the monitor is 1280 x 1024 as I mentioned earlier. Because the screen fonts appeared a little small for my aged (59) eyesight, I increased the default setting (96dpi) to 110%. That gave me the screen box problem. I have reset everything back to default and although the screen fonts are still a little small I can get used to them as they are crisp and clear. It has also fixed the screen box problems. It would appear that although I have a range of display settings available to me, I can't take advantage of them without posing other problems.
Thanks for for your input as it led me down a different approach and cleared the problem.
Keep your powder dry.
Ken

Sprbro
19-08-2004, 12:18 PM
Metla,
Have a look at the difference between what I had and what I should have had in the property boxes for my Docucentre.

Had and was driving me nuts:
http://sal.neoburn.net/imagef1/files/Screen-2.gif

Should have and have now got back:
http://sal.neoburn.net/imagef1/files/Screen-3.gif

See my frustration? Thanks once again. Have contacted FujiXerox and stopped their gurus from chasing a rainbow in Australia.

Cheers,
Ken