To access the Device Settings window, go to File > Options > Device settings.
- The Display Adapter (Graphics Card) you want to use to display the content on. Only Display adapters that are supported will appear in this list.
- Selected display mode
- Select the resolution and frequency from a list of what the graphic card have to offer. If the graphic card offers interlaced mode it will show.
- Custom display mode
- Specify resolution and frequency.
- Use adapter display mode
- Use the current resolution and frequency used by Windows.
- Use Display scheme / Movie resolution
- Use the resolution used by the Display scheme or DISE Movie. In a DISE NoBorders setup, this option allows you to preview all or only a certain screen from your screen definition.
Run in Window mode
- If checked, the output will be shown in a Window mode. This is often convenient during editing, because you can have other applications visible at the same time. If you un-check this option, the output will take over the complete screen, and other applications cannot be visible at the same time.
Note: Running in Window mode reduces performance, since many of the hardware accelerated features cannot be used. Thus, Windowed mode is preferred when editing, but for public display, the recommended setting would be to turn off (un-check) the Run in Window option.
Always on top
- In Windowed mode, this option will instruct the output window to be displayed on top of all the other windows.
- Hide the mouse pointer when it is over the output window.
Show window border
- If you turn this option off, the window will be displayed without any borders, caption etc.
- Even if the display scheme played contains interactivity, checking this option will explicitly disallow click events.
Restart on Direct3D errors
- In certain configurations it might be necessary to force a restart of Direct3D when errors occur. This is usually not needed, and the option should be left off if you do not experience any problems.
Set Output Window Position
- If you want to display your output in a window at an exact and fixed position on the screen, you can enable this option and specify the position of the window.
Force Playback Frame Rate
- In some configurations the graphic card may report an incorrect frame rate. This can for example occur when displaying video on a PAL TV with 50Hz. The graphic card will in that case report the output frequency as 60Hz and the output will then be played out-of-sync with the TV. With this option you can override the reported frame rate and force the output to another frame rate, which most likely will solve the out-of-sync problems.
- If the screen is rotated (90, 180 or 270 degrees) you can rotate the output so that the content is displayed correctly.
Testing your configuration
You can at any time use the Test button in this dialog to display a test image using most of the configured settings.