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Old 09-29-2006, 05:19 PM
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Default Wintotal versus 19" widescreen

I just installed Wintotal at home and been using it for a few days but damn...it looks cartoony as hell on my 19" LCD widescreen. I was hoping for it to look normal but be wider, giving me a greater look at fields and comparables.

Any settings to fix this? It looks normal with all other programs but with Wintotal the program looks HUGE and cartoony. Like if you were using 800x600 on a regular non-widescreen monitor.
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Old 09-29-2006, 08:32 PM
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Default Display Settings

You could try a higher display setting. If you cannot find a higher resolution in the settings, maybe your drivers for the display adapter is not up to the job.
What type of adapter is it?
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Old 09-30-2006, 09:25 AM
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Go to your control panel and select Clear Type Tuning. Go through the steps there and see if that clears it up.
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Old 09-30-2006, 05:14 PM
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I have 1440x900 resolution.

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Old 09-30-2006, 05:16 PM
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It would be nice to view more than 3 comps at one time. Kinda why I wanted a widescreen.

Now the weird thing is I know I've utilized it to its full potential in the past. And the file cabinet shows at normal text sizes and i can see 3 or 4 more fields I couldn't without scrolling on my 19" CRT.
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Old 10-01-2006, 10:03 AM
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Default Zoom Zoom

Seems like your resolution setting and all else is OK.

In Wintotal, what-you-see is controlled by the View menu-Zoom settings
You can go anywhere from 25% to 200 % but most of the time, you don't want to go below 50% to squeeze in more parts of the form.

Play with your zoom settings.
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Old 10-02-2006, 01:31 PM
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Thanks MC, that did the trick!
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Old 10-17-2006, 11:28 PM
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I think the best thing I ever did was get a 19" monitor that can be rotated portrait, (long instead of wide). I can now view a long tall appraisal form on a long tall monitor. looking at any other monitor now feels like I am looking through a mail slot. Besides watching a movie I cannot see any advantage to a monitor NOT being in portrait mode. Web pages like this are now easier to navigate since I don't have to scroll every other second. Every appraiser should turn their monitor on it's side, I bet most won't go back to widescreen, and yes I can see the same width, just more length now. I can fit over half of a legal page on screen at one time.

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Old 10-18-2006, 12:10 AM
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1680 X 1050 on a 24" Viewsonic wide screen...

Looks pretty darn good...
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