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  • Full window V8

    I've search etc and can't find out what I'm doing wrong with w2k and v8 I get a half screen. Everything I read up on suggested that v8 would solve this problem.
    What am I doing wrong ?
    I'm just using v8 and have not married in v4 yet

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    RE: Full window V8



    Wayne Brown wrote:
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    I've search etc and can't find out what I'm doing wrong with w2k and v8 I get a half screen. Everything I read up on suggested that v8 would solve this problem.
    What am I doing wrong ?

    There have been numerous postings about this. It involves setting the DOS windows parameters. Click the upper left corner of the DOS window once you have Alpha open. Choose full screen and save for all windows named the same.

    I'm just using v8 and have not married in v4 yet

    I'm confused by that statement.
    Al Buchholz
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    Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
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    When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.

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      RE: Full window V8

      There are instructions for this in the "What's new in Alpha Four Version 7" manual.

      gm

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      • #4
        RE: Full window V8

        Gedi--

        Why not repeat the instructions or at least give the page in the manual?

        I'm assuming Gedi is part of Alpha staff.

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        • #5
          RE: Full window V8

          Just purchased A4V8 a couple of days ago. I followed the instructions above and got a full width screen. However, it only uses the top half of my screen. Any suggestions on how to get it to use the rest of the screen. Thanks for any help, Dave Carr

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          • #6
            RE: Full window V8

            I was playing with this feature, due to another issue, and really messed up the system. I was able to get the full screen back by setting in "Properties" Tab "Layout" "Screen Buffer Size" and "Window Size" at "80" and "25". This gave me back my full screen again.

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            • #7
              RE: Full window V8

              Linda, thank you very much for the information.

              Dave Carr

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              • #8
                RE: Full window V8

                The 80x25 solution doesn't work for me... I remember way back in the V6 days that there _was_ an easy solution, but I forgot... (been running V6 on a MS Virtual PC)

                Someone's got to remember!

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                • #9
                  RE: Full window V8

                  We have some 98SE and some XP Machines. Fomer are V6 and Latter are V8.

                  I have the properties for V8 set to come up in normal window. User can proceed, or Press ALT/ENTER. This produces a full screen identical to V^ - same colors, fonts, etc.

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                  • #10
                    RE: Full window V8

                    Right click on a4 icon. Select properties, then screen tab, check the full screen box.

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                    • #11
                      RE: Full window V8

                      Juat got A4v8 and same problem... Thank you Linda for the concise and accurate solution. Appreciate it greatly...Good holidays to you..

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