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Old 02-01-2010, 07:09 PM   #1
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Default VLC: Make the resizing stop!!!

Ok, so I went and broke it somehow.
VLC's developers finally added the feature to make it stop resizing the window every single time it opened a new video - or with a DVD, at every single chapter.
All was well, until I installed v1.0.5 today. That behavior went away, even though I told the installer to keep my preferences.
Got rid of that, and put v1.0.3 back. It won't work now - every time a new video or chapter starts, the window resizes itself to the native size of the video.
Already tried:
- Preferences set to Advanced
- Video -> Set Video Width/Height to -1 (also tried 0)
- Checked "Video Auto Scaling"
- Unchecked "Video Auto Scaling"

I tried all these combinations, but nothing seems to have any effect. (And I restarted VLC after changing any settings, as changing them without doing so seems to do absolutely nothing.


So what gives? What magical little setting did I forget that is allowing VLC to resize the window at will?


Oh, and it also wiped out all my hotkey settings.
"Keep preferences" - doesn't seem to do a whole heck of a lot.




EDIT: Why it was in the easiest place. Video section? Nah, of course not, that'd be too obvious.
Interface -> Main Interfaces -> Qt -> Resize interface to the native video size.
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Old 02-02-2010, 11:37 AM   #2
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i noticed the 'keep preferences' thing doesn't really work as well
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Old 02-03-2010, 02:48 PM   #3
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Nevermind.
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Old 02-03-2010, 05:18 PM   #4
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yea user friendliness is kinda missing from such software. bugged the sh*t outa me as well.

hunting down qt interfaces..gah
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