Opened 16 years ago

Closed 14 years ago

Last modified 12 months ago

#1334 closed defect (wontfix)

GUI: aspect-ratio issue in launcher

Reported by: SF/logicdeluxe Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: GUI
Keywords: Cc:


ScummVM 0.5.7cvs (Dec 11 2003 21:11:24) windows
When changing the aspect-ratio correction in the GUI,
the change doesn't take affect before ScummVM is
restarted. However it should be handles the same way,
it is done with the fullscreen flag. Maybe an even
better way would be taking affect immediately when the
button is clicked, as ScummVM still can change the
screen settings in case there is a game specific flag
given. Same thing for the fullscreen flag. Just like
pressing the corresponding hot keys, which also take
affect immediately even at the GUI.

Ticket imported from: #858639. Ticket imported from: bugs/1334.

Change History (7)

comment:1 by fingolfin, 16 years ago

I am not happy with making it take effect immediately. Besides
complicating the code quite some (for the 'Cancel' button, we need
to remember all previous settings and restore them to the precise
original values, if we do what you ask for; right now, we simple
do nothing if cancel is pressed), I don't really see the benefit of it.
If you want an immediate effect, use the hotkey.

From a UI designers POV, preference dialogs either are modeless
and changes in them occur instantly; or they are modal (i.e. block
program execution and have OK/Cancel buttons) and change take
effect once you "commit" them via the "OK" button.

If you really want this, post a feature request, don't put it as a
side remark in a bug report :-)

comment:2 by sev-, 15 years ago

Is this still considered as a valid bugreport? In my opinion
it could be safely closed.

comment:3 by cyxx, 15 years ago

I second _sev, this doesn't seem valid anymore.

comment:4 by sev-, 14 years ago

Status: newclosed

comment:5 by sev-, 14 years ago

For immediate effect use hotkey Ctrl+Shift+A. Closing this.
Besides GUI changed considerably since that.

comment:6 by sev-, 14 years ago

Resolution: wontfix

comment:7 by digitall, 12 months ago

Component: --Unset--GUI
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