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Authored by: dbzvgeta on Oct 22, '01 02:03:48PM

I was the one who posted the original thread, and I was just wondering if anyone had a list of all the variables that can be changed in the plist files. Also, when I used the defaults write command, it put the change in the wrong <dict> level. Instead of putting it with the other settings, it puts it under the background key.

Finally, I was looking for the Automatic setting, I couldnt find Automatic, so I am assuming you just meant the default setting for when you put the background on. On mine it is Crop, should I try changing that to Scale or Centered? Thanks.

--Mark



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Authored by: Lazarus18 on Oct 22, '01 02:45:54PM

Yeah, it says crop as the result of what it picked. I really don't remember where I actually saw "automatic." But crop is the result of its automatic decision making process. Choose a small image and it will "automatic" itself into tiled mode. That's how I figured out centered and scale was by using a really small image file and forcing it to do things it didn't want to do (I think I used the Amazon ad off this site... really ugly as a tiled background FYI). I've kind of given up and just made the proper sized images with graphic converter. I'm still very interested in how to change the background RGB value you see when you center an image that doesn't fill the screen. That's more important to me than knowing all the possibilities for the plist.

-Rob



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Authored by: dbzvgeta on Oct 22, '01 07:10:13PM

I was just checking out some other posts about the default color when booting up, and this is hardcoded into the system apparantly. Since it appears to be the same color that is used as the background when an image is tiled, I would guess that this cannot be changed. Sorry.



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