Thread: Graphics settings in os x
03-04-2005, 11:38 PM #1mac_noobieGuestGraphics settings in os x
I switched to mac over last summer from a dell... In windows I used to be able to right click on an Nvidia icon in my task bar and change simple settings like anti-antializing, and picture contrast and certain stuff. On my pb (12") I can't find any options to customize my graphics card's settings...
03-05-2005, 12:31 AM #2
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- Mar 30, 2004
- 12" Apple PowerBook G4 (1.5GHz)
The settings are in System Preferences, in the Displays and Appearance tabs. Contrast and gamma settings are in the calibration tab of Displays.
These are OS-level settings; there is no direct control over graphics card driver settings in OS X.
03-05-2005, 04:48 PM #3mac_noobieGuest
meh... that kindof stinks but o well
03-06-2005, 12:10 AM #4jessicaGuest
That hardly stinks. If I needed to right mouse click on the desktop to get to my settings then I would need a two button mouse.
Besides, how often do you need to set your graphic card settings? I think it is brilliant to keep everything under the System Preferences thing...it is easier to get to than Control Panel. One click you're in. Control Panel you need to go to start, control panel, etc. Anyway I digress.
03-06-2005, 03:21 AM #5
Originally Posted by jessica
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- Apr 09, 2004
- 15" MBP 2.16GHz ^ATI Radeon X1600 256MB ^100GB @ 7200 rpm ^2GB RAM ^Glossy Screen +iPod 4G 20 gigs
Nvidia could probably do the same... :p
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