Reducing the Screen Size ?

AceMiles, Inc. info "at" acemiles.com
Fri, 01 Mar 2002 22:16:38 +0000


Might I suggest VNC commander.

Search the archives for the link.

On 3/1/02 3:08 PM, "Jim Brown" <jtb "at" mediaone.net> wrote:

> Hi Will,
> 
>> Is it possible to 'auto size' the screen via an VNC connection?
>> I'm running the VNC remote client on a half VGA screen (FeX21 HandHeld
>> PC HPC) and controlling a Win2k desktop.
>> It would be very nice if I could reduce the virtual scrolling that the
>> user has to do.
> 
>  Going back through my personal store of things from this list that
>  might be useful to keep ;>) I find a couple notes related to
>  similar functionality...
> 
>  I'd suggest you search the VNC archives for 'scaling scale scal
>  zoom'....
> 
>  but here's one that seems to be pertinent, and I remember seeing
>  other scaling addons in the past.
> 
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: <cjsmith "at" btinternet.com>
>> To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
>> Sent: 28 February 2000 19:03
>> Subject: Re: Zooming / Scaling in VNC
>> 
>> [skip]
>> 
>> Now that is a very interesting idea - I hadn't even considered that.
>> I assume you mean that the proxy should selectively filter all
>> size-oriented messages from the client, and scale those where
>> appropriate? (e.g. pen events).
>> 
>> I'd also need to implement a "client" to convert the buffer data from
>> the server into a local buffer in the proxy, scale that image, and a
>> "server" from the scaled buffer to the *real* client.
>> 
>> I have a VNC proxy written in Java which you could use to at least
>> experiment which this approach.
>> 
>> You can download it from
>>   http://www.wilson.co.uk/Software/vnc/proxy/VncProxy.htm.
>> 
>> Full source is included and it's released under a BSD style licence.
>> 
>> John Wilson
>> Mailto: tug "at" wilson.co.uk
> 
>                                        Best Regards,
>                                             Jim
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