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I have seen a program's web page  which I don't remember the name in which in changing resolution instead  changing the display settings it adds scrollbars which mimics the higher resolution.

Do you know where to find it?

(I know VMware has his option i'm not looking for it)
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You can try this software:
http://www.canadiancontent.net/tech/download/Display_Resolution_Manager.html
I think that it can be done if you set-up the monitor max. resolution in display manager.
Let's say that we choose (manually) one monitor with max. res. 800x600 and then setup the adapter resolution to 1024x768.
We shall have the scrooll active.
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by:cj_1969
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Take a look at this ... I don't know if this is what you saw before but it looks like it will do what you want.
http://www.nearestexit.com/sdesk/
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Are you talking about doing this by html?  Or is this a web page talking about an application that does it?
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This is not dhtml the program is windows (not web browser) related.
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Change Screen Resolution/Color Depth When App Gains or Loses Focus.
http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.asp?ID=3873

Easily change screen resolution
http://www.codeproject.com/tips/resswitch.asp

Command line --
http://www.buffnet.net/~vincett/software/changeres.html

VB
http://www.developerfusion.co.uk/show/221/

Delphi
http://cc.borland.com/Item.aspx?id=23943

But probably none of these are what you saw.  Remember, a simulated change is not a real change, it only runs the program in a window that is scaled to look like a resolution change -- easy to do.
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Thank you all for the links so far which may come in useful.
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