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Projector Picture Size

When I hit fn+f4 once, i get a great projected image that is just the right size, but I can't see the image on my computer. When I hit fn+f4 a second time, I can see the images on my computer, but the image project is now way too big. For some reason, the first time it is set at 1024x768, but the second time it reads as 768x578.

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  • HPNeedHelp Apr 20, 2008

    Thanks for your quick reply. However, I don' t understand about the extended or clone mode. Can you please explain exactly how I set this up?

  • HPNeedHelp Apr 20, 2008

    Unfortunately, this didn't change anything. I am still missing most of the pic from the projector. Both display 1 and 2 are set to 1280 x 800.



    When I was setting the setting the resolution, and I click "identify," no matter if I am on display 1 or display 2, I get a "1". Does this mean that I am not able to set display 2? Or is there some other problems.



    Thanks for all of your help...

  • HPNeedHelp Apr 20, 2008

    Thank you, thank you, thank you...it works

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    I need to reduce the projected image of a PowerPoint in 2010 because the projector does not have a satisfactory zoom facility.

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It also depends on the Graphic caru d that you have in the notebook, as ATI, Nvidia and intel all handel the output slightly differently. After you project image out to projecter,you have option to set,it is in display setting , under resolution .You can choose to clone or run two independent displays, ie the notebook at its natural 15.4" display, and then the projector at what ever its natural res is. To get this to work properly you need to do this in extended mode, not clone mode. This has advantages and disadvantages depending on your view point
Hope this helps a bit
bye.Takecare.

Posted on Apr 20, 2008

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    Technocom Apr 20, 2008

    1.Connect and output the picture to your projector by pressing twice (Fn+F4), you should have picture on your laptop and projector



    2.click start button and go up to setting and get onto control panel



    3.click on Display in control panel



    4.go up to last tap (Settings) on display properties window



    5.Under display heading you can select display1 and display2

    *** Display 1 mean your laptop,display 2 stand for any external monitor(your projector)



    6.here you can set resolution of each display



    7.to use extended mode select display 2 and below you can check "extend my window destop onto this monitor"

    ** this mean you can drag what you see on Dispaly 1 to Display2.Your display2 is an extended area of your display 1



    8.If you don't check "extend my window...."here on monitor 2 then you're in clone mode,everthing will be the same for display 1 and 2.



    so if you want both to be the same try to adjust 2,but this will cos display 1 to reduce down resolution also, due to display card memory ability to support display.

    Bye,goodluck.

  • Technocom
    Technocom Apr 20, 2008

    OK, I think first you should check your projector specification that how high does it support for resolution and try to set to that

    highest specification but should not exceed that resolution.

    After that if you're still not able to select the monitor then its

    display card restriction.Try to click Advance button under resolution setting and see that you've anymore to set here.Sometime the company they have extra menu here.

    Bye,goodluck and takecare

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