[vdr] VDR-1.7.7 & Video aspect ratios

Andrew Herron totallymaxed at gmail.com
Fri May 8 16:04:17 CEST 2009

I think what is being asked for is that the OSD always displays at the
screens full physical extent even if the TV channel being watched is only
4:3 in the centre for example.

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Joachim Wilke <joachim.wilke at gmail.com>wrote:

> 2009/5/4 Nicolas Huillard <nicolas at huillard.net>:
> > Matthias Becker a écrit :
> >> Did you get the point? It's somehow difficult to describe this topic for
> me.
> >
> > With today's pixel-displays, we'd like to avoid all scaling, stretching,
> > etc. done by the panel itself. ie. like Rolf said, always output from
> > the computer at panel resolution, with 1:1 pixel mapping.
> > Video would be scaled, but not the OSD.
> Who is "we", at least my (and most other TV I have seen) rescale 16:9
> (anamorphic) material to display it with the right aspect. This
> results in a wrong display of the OSD. This should be fixed. An
> ordinary user will not understand, why the OSD looks sometimes normal
> and sometimes "broad" (stretched).
> Best Regards,
> Joachim.
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