On 10/17/2016 04:41 PM, Jigme Datse Yli-RAsku wrote:
> When I connect the iMac to our HDTV TV, I can set it to underscan.  The
> reason that I would like to do that is because when I display at 1080p
> the TV ends up dropping the edges of the image off of the screen.  This
> isn't really a problem at all for TV, or movies or whatever displayed
> there, but if KDE displays the standard panel on the top or bottom, only
> a thin line of pixels shows where it is supposed to be (don't know about
> left or right as I haven't used them).  This also ends up being an issue
> in MATE.  Is there a way to get it to send a 1080p signal which is
> postboxed in the sense that black bars are being added top, bottom,
> left, and right?  These black bars are "outside" the interface.
> Jigme Datse Yli-Rasku

It's often far easier to set the TV to disable overscanning. Some TVs
it's an actual option in the menu; in others simply assigning the HDMI
input label as "PC" or similar will disable overscanning.


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