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Resolution of Monitor

Posted on 1998-11-02
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What code is required to do the following:

Return and change the current resolution of a monitor to specified setting.
If you can't return the current resolution, how do you return the number of monitors currently connected to the PC ?
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Question by:YourMajesty
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by:Poddy
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To return the resolution use...

screen.Width/screen.TwipsPerPixelX
screen.Height/screen.TwipsPerPixelY

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by:altena
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And to change the resolution from a VB app would be rude at least.....
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by:YourMajesty
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With the change resolution thing, all I want is to change the monitor to low resolution so a game could run. I think that's VGA isn't it.
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by:altena
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Now you mention it....

DirectX has features to change the resolution, (for gaming)
Its just that I have no idea how to use that from VB.

Good Luck
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