Old 12th December 2007, 00:37   #1
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Playing a video resizes winamp bento

First off, i love bento, i think it's killer. but for some reason every time i open a video file, it resizes itself. Here is what winamp normally looks like:


but after i play a video file it looks like this, and i have to resize it again:


This is getting semi-irritating, as i enjoy watching videos on winamp as well as listening to tunes. Please let me know if this is a known bug, as i searched the forums but wasn't sure what people were calling this.
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Old 12th December 2007, 00:53   #2
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It is not a bug at all, but it is a well known fact that when using a single UI skin such as Bento, which utilizes "panels", that if the Video Preferences are set to "Resize video window to fit video", that this will indeed happen.

So... either:
  1. Select a non-SUI skin (one with detachable windows), and leave the Video Preferences set to "Resize video window to fit video", or...
  2. Use the Bento (or other SUI skin), but UNcheck "Resize video window to fit video" in Winamp preferences > General Preferences > Video > Video Preferences > Video Playback

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Old 12th December 2007, 01:04   #3
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awesome, thanks for the reply, that had been bugging me for quite a bit. you rock.
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Old 12th December 2007, 01:08   #4
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A little late here

Also, for the Bento skin...
View Menu > Skin Settings > in the Multi Content panel (middle top) highlight/select 'Window Sizing' > select 'Prevent Video to Resize Winamp'

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