Resolution Hack ?

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is there any way I can get my clamshell ibook to display at 1024x768 or higher resolution ? Be it a downloadable program or a system hack.. how can I do it ?

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i'd like to know as well, bu

i'd like to know as well, but i think it's to do with the dot pitch (as it were) of the display so 800X600is the max. (somebody please prove me wrong), besides i it were possible i'd di it to mine too, i am very interested...

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Re: Resolution Hack ?

iriot wrote:

is there any way I can get my clamshell ibook to display at 1024x768 or higher resolution ? Be it a downloadable program or a system hack.. how can I do it ?

nope not gonna happen ... as the actual display is limited to 800x600 ... sorry

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Yeah, basicly there is no way

Yeah, basicly there is no way to do this. You can make a display have a smaller resolution by making 4 or more pixles seem like one, but there is no way to have half a pixle. Wink CRT's are capable of doing this since the size of a pixle on the screen changes with each resolution.

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That gives me an idea...

The CRTbook

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Those hinges must be very str

Those hinges must be very strong to be able to hold that thing on! Wink

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Re: Those hinges must be very str

JetStar wrote:

Those hinges must be very strong to be able to hold that thing on! Wink

Wait until you see the battery Wink

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Hinges?

I doubt that Apple would even include hinges. Just straight bolt the screen on and bolt the 'book to your lap/desk.

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"Virtual Desktop" was . . .

. . . what they used to call scrolling around a reasonably sized desktop thru the periscope of an SE Evil Block Company . . . or the tiny monitors standard for NuBus/PDS Macs of all but higher end DTP and CAD shops of that pixel-impoverished era, IIRC.

If you NEED a higher resolution in order to run a specific program (like when Adobe decided that my 2300c's 640x480 LCD didn't push enough pixels to bother supporting somewhere around Illustrator 6.0) such a hack can be a major advantage ofr using a PB in the field.

IIRC, it was usually coupled with a Video card (add'l VRAM), but I think there might have been some software hacks.

I also think this discussion took place over in MacAch . . . :? . . . not sure though . . . IIRC they might have been talking about interpolated displays of higher resolutions on dinky LCDs for the same purposes mentioned above.

Sorry I can't dig any more up out of the haze . . .

jt Undecided

p.s. you aren't talking about getting that res on an external monitor are you?

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