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Q: About Montors (screens) vs. Applications

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Is there any 'trick' in designing your application so that it works for all
types of Monitors for PCs regardless of their size/resolution?

At work, my apps are written on a 17 to 19-inch type monitor. But some
laptops (especially the newer ones) have screens for DVD's. As such, their
physical dimensions and resolutions differ a lot.

So on a laptop, things like test in a ListBox now are not fully visible, etc.

So is there any way to write your app to suite these kinds of things? Or is
it a crap shoot and you just have to find the best of both worlds?

Regards,

Bruce
Nov 20 '05 #1
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* Mr. B <Us**@NoWhere.com> scripsit:
Is there any 'trick' in designing your application so that it works for all
types of Monitors for PCs regardless of their size/resolution?

At work, my apps are written on a 17 to 19-inch type monitor. But some
laptops (especially the newer ones) have screens for DVD's. As such, their
physical dimensions and resolutions differ a lot.

So on a laptop, things like test in a ListBox now are not fully visible, etc.

So is there any way to write your app to suite these kinds of things? Or is
it a crap shoot and you just have to find the best of both worlds?


Have a look at the controls' 'Dock' and 'Anchor' properties.

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Herfried K. Wagner [MVP]
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Nov 20 '05 #2

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With Deft Fingers, hi***************@gmx.at (Herfried K. Wagner [MVP]) wrote:
Is there any 'trick' in designing your application so that it works for all
types of Monitors for PCs regardless of their size/resolution?


Have a look at the controls' 'Dock' and 'Anchor' properties.


Hmmmm... haven't heard of them before... Okay... will do and thanks!

Bruce
Nov 20 '05 #3

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