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# 21018 13-Apr-2008 14:08
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Im currently using a Acer3705DTV widescreen TV.
Im trying to get freeview to go full screen using ffdshow.

I cant find a way for mediaportal to ignore the size of the incoming TV picture and just display it full screen, so I dont get any black wasted space at the top and side of my screen.
My freeview box can do it so im sure mediaportal can too.

Any ideas?


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  # 123186 13-Apr-2008 14:26
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To get freeview taking up the whole screen with my mediaportal setup i need to set the mediaportal aspect ratio to 'zoom' It's not a permanent fix or anything, it's really a rather annoying hack, but it works.

I'm sure there must be a better way. Let me know if you find one.

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  # 123199 13-Apr-2008 15:32
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Zooming in is the only way and even this won't work very well. 4:3 content transmitted by all Freeview channels inside a 16:9 frame so there is no other way.

Personally I far prefer watching 4:3 material in it's proper aspect ratio with black borders left and right, IMHO there is nothing worse that having stuff stretched horizontally!

As for black borders on the top - what channel is this on?

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