Size of screen diagonal?
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 12:29:15 EST 2018
I'm not really sure how you would go about this.
For instance: I have a 2006 iMac that uses both its in-built monitor and
another second one.
System Info tells me that my in-built display is 20.1 inches, but
nothing about my other one
beyond the fact that it is a VGA display.
However, my Xubuntu machine does report the dimensions of the monitor
connected to it accurately (NEC Corporation 21").
On 28/2/2018 5:51 pm, Peter Reid via use-livecode wrote:
> I'm developing a desktop app for Mac & PC that displays photos of coins. I'd like to display them at real size but I can't find the properties for the current screen (i.e. the one that my app is running on. I can get the screen colour depth, resolution, scaling factor, etc. but not the physical size on the screen such as "27 inch diagonal" or physical px per inch.
> Can anyone tell me how to get this info, either using just LiveCode or via Mac/PC shell/command scripts?
> Peter Reid
> Loughborough, UK
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