VLC question: full screen mode

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by FrenchPB, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. FrenchPB macrumors 6502

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    Guys,


    My iMac is linked to my Sony Bravia HDTV via mini-DVI/VGA connector and a VGA extension cable. When I play a video on VLC, I can't get full screen on the TV even though I put both the control window and the movie window on the TV screen.

    Each time I double click on the movie, I get full screen on the iMac, not on the TV... I can't figure out what the problem is...
     
  2. furby macrumors newbie

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    In the Menu bar, Go to Video-->Video Device and choose the Sony screen.

    Or at least I think that's how it should work, bit too lazy to try it out :eek:
     
  3. FrenchPB thread starter macrumors 6502

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  4. Diaresi macrumors regular

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    I don't know about VLC but in Quicktime there's a setting for which monitor you want Full Screen to be on :)
     
  5. Joe Hill macrumors member

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    I believe there is also a setting to make the secondary display the "first choice" for fullscreen mode.
     
  6. pjrobertson macrumors 6502a

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    Yes you can make your external display your main display by going into System Preferences, clicking displays and dragging the menu bar from one blue box to the other.
     

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