Changing the screen resolution...

Ken Ray kray at
Wed Mar 8 21:36:00 EST 2006

On 3/8/06 8:05 PM, "Sarah Reichelt" <sarah.reichelt at> wrote:

>> Is there a way so that I can change the resolution of the screen using a
>> script in metacard itself.?
> On Mac OS X, you can use the cscreen shell command. I don't know if
> there is an equivalent for Windows or Linux.

Actually this is something that I have in my Scripter's Scrapbook (not Linux

Mac OS 9
Using Jon's Commands to change screen resolutions in OS 9:

Mac OS X
The place to download 'cscript', a command-line utility for OS X that can
retrieve info about screens and to change their properties (including

or to directly download 'cscript':

You can use one of three third-party command line executables ("MultiRes",
"Resolution Changer", or "VidRes"):

(For more information, see

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
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