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Unable to see all the screen on a second monitor

Last response: in Computer Peripherals
September 14, 2011 8:16:47 PM

im using a macbook with a mini dvi output to a panasonic tv. its work fine but the only thing is that I cant see all the screen. The resolution is set to 1920x1080. Its like if the screen was zoomed in. I looked in the tv's option and found nothing

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a b C Monitor
September 14, 2011 9:31:11 PM

TVs act differently than monitors; they have built in overscan. You will need to manually adjust the screen size in your video properties.
September 15, 2011 4:03:21 AM

+1 ^. What I was about to say. Use the TV settings to adjust the screen
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September 15, 2011 4:42:06 PM

Theres only 4 different settings witch are ; full, framing, 4:3 and zoom. I cant find how to manually adjust the format of the screen

a b C Monitor
September 15, 2011 10:20:44 PM

You may need to do it on the Mac. I know I had to do it on my Windows PC; the ATI video driver allowed me to adjust the screen size on my 42" plasma TV.