[Chimera-users] Aspect ratio

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu May 21 16:40:03 PDT 2009

On Thu, 21 May 2009, hsosa at aecom.yu.edu wrote:

>  Is there a way to specify the aspect ratio of the display window. Let
> say that I want to make sure that it is 4 by 3 or 16 by 9.
> I want to make chimera movies that are easy to merge  with  still images
> using some video editing programs (e.g. Windows MovieMaker) and these
> programs assume some standard video formats (with a given aspect ratio).
> The results when using movie clips and images created with arbitrary and
> different aspect ratios  is not very good (jumpy transitions) so I would
> like to create all images and movie clips  with the same (standard)
> aspect ratio.
> Thanks
> Hernando

The easiest way is to set the window size explicitly with the windowsize 
command.  For example:

 	windowsize 640 480

will give you a 4x3 aspect ratio and a normal NTSC screen size.

 	- Greg

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