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New Monitor shows half pixels (Help?)

on: January 31, 2006, 01:19:57 am
I just got a new PC the other day. It runs everything pretty sweet except whenever i draw a line and zoom in on it, it shows icky half pixels above and below the line. Also it messes with dither and makes it look completely outta whack. Monitor is one of those flat panel jobs. It shows real good colour its just the half pixels that have me worried.
Anyone know a fix? increase res? decrease res? buy a new monitor?
thanks Dogmeat!

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Re: New Monitor shows half pixels (Help?)

Reply #1 on: January 31, 2006, 01:31:43 am
what type of monitor is it? might be more helpful to know.. have you tried searching online about the issue?

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Re: New Monitor shows half pixels (Help?)

Reply #2 on: January 31, 2006, 01:35:37 am
switch your resolution to match your screen properly.  i had the same problem, but its easily fixed

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Re: New Monitor shows half pixels (Help?)

Reply #3 on: February 01, 2006, 07:53:42 am
@indigo: thanks man, just re-checked the box and saw that the res was meant to be at 1280x1024... which seems huge after coming from my old 800x600.
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Re: New Monitor shows half pixels (Help?)

Reply #4 on: February 04, 2006, 12:15:19 pm
I'm curious --
is the display relatively taller on a flat panel versus a CRT?
1280x1024 has an aspect ratio of 5:4 ( 5 *256 == 1280, 4 * 256 == 1024).
On a CRT, that means the pixels will be taller than they are wide.
Is your flatpanel display actually 5:4 in aspect ratio, so that the pixels are still square?

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Re: New Monitor shows half pixels (Help?)

Reply #5 on: February 05, 2006, 01:38:48 am
My pixels seem square. If anything the are wider then they are tall. I could measure the screen if you really want to get to the bottom of it.
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