#92441 Sep 17, 2012
It's been a while since we set up Carol's ASUS 1005 Netbook, but - as I recall - there's a setting that will crunch the video so that you can fit 768 lines (standard 1024x768 video size) into a 1024x600 screen, which is standard for many netbooks. The setting does this by "skipping over" 168 lines so that only 600 of the 768 are shown, but instead of those 168 being the bottom of the screen, they're interspersed throughout the screen. That means that round buttons will appear as flattened ovals. You can make the embroidery canvas part look correct by calibrating the screen. So, your design will look ok even though the buttons and controls around it will be scrunched (like that technical term??).
I know that ASUS offers that setting, and would think that many of the other netbook vendors would follow suit since, in the "designed for Windows" world, it seems that there are several local vendors who use the same Chinese designer & factory to build their wares.
Hope this helps.....
So many toys.. So little time..
P.S. I'd start looking for this setting on the control panel's "Display" applet. Or, perhaps there's a special set up. It's been a long time so I can't remember and her netbook is not at arms length as I type this response