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General Cropping Wallpaper

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by lyricalpursuit, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. lyricalpursuit

    lyricalpursuit Well-Known Member
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    Hi all! I have an Eris and wonder why the heck the phone wants me to crop an image to a square shape when the screen is a portrait (rectangle shape). Anyone know a way around this?
     

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  2. plugnpl4y

    plugnpl4y Well-Known Member
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    The background image isn't the same aspect ratio as the screen resolution. This accommodates the "shift" you experience when you move to one of the 5 different home screens.

    I personally use 1024x768 (XGA) images as they have a 4:3 aspect ratio and it perfectly matches the home screen requirements.
     
  3. lyricalpursuit

    lyricalpursuit Well-Known Member
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    thanks!
     

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