http://elinux.org/RPiconfig#Videosmulholl wrote:I don't seem to be able to adjust the screen resolution no matter what screen I connect to. I get "Unable to get monitor information" whenever I try to enter 'Monitor Settings". Because of this I haven't been able to set up wireless networking because I cant get at the bottom half of the setup screen.
Any help in this matter would be appreciated. Thanks.
Changing the resolution just changes the size of the whole screen not the window within it.PS1981 wrote:try forceing resolution in config.txt
Yes, smaller resolution works, but bigger most likely not - and as the OP problem (as far as I understood) is the window size exceeding the desktop...PS1981 wrote:As I explained above, I can adjust the resolution of mine, this does work. I cannot say what does or doesn't work for anyone else or why. I have a small screen set to 480x320 because the standard resolution left the 4,3" screen unreadable. What I can't do is set individual windows to behave differently, so it's a case of finding a suitable compromise.
Nice! So you can basically set the desktop resolution to be higher that the actual output - thought that was not possible, but like every now and then, glad to be proven wrongPS1981 wrote:Sorry about this, I think we should wait for a further response from the op before going further with the subject, but just to demonstrate things in another way (since I went to the effort just now of changing resolutions and making pictures), here's the same screen set up with 960x720 resolution. ...