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Re: XXXX CD: using a small Mac monitor

Hi guys,

I wonder if there is such thing for win98 user?

Albert Ng

On Sun, 11 Jul 1999, Phil Rose wrote:

> Here's an update for those who had any interest in my earlier (verbose)
> post about using the XXXX CD with small-screen Macs (resolution less than
> 1280x1024)--->
> There's a freeware utility that does a great job of expanding the Macintosh
> desktop to a virtual, much-larger-than-the-screen size. The program is
> called "Virtual Desktop", and you can download it here:
> http://hotfiles.zdnet.com/cgi-bin/texis/swlib/hotfiles/info.html?fcode=MC14406&b
> =mac
> This program can install a set of  horizontal and vertical scroll bars at
> the side and bottom of the desktop and these are used for shifting the
> *entire desktop* by the desired amount (producing a virtual desktop up to
> up several times larger than the screen's width.) There are also several
> ways you can use the mouse (or trackpad) to drag the desktop (i.e.,
> producing a shift of the XXXX program window) in any direction. I tried it
> on my Powerbook with VPC95 running XXXX  (Mac OS 8.6) and it seems to work
> pretty nicely. It eliminates the need to drag the XXXX program window by
> its borders and therefore allows you to move the XXXX screen smoothly and
> continuously (getting to those otherwise-forbidden, centrally located
> sections that don't include any window border).
> I'd say that with this (or similar) utility, the experience of using XXXX
> with a small-screen  Mac will be much enhanced. If anyone is aware of other
> utilities of this kind (for Mac OS), please let me know.
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