2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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I have a 65in display samsung, when i launch Siglos the second screen shows a small black box, i can drag it to almost full screen but it doesn't look professional unless I change the wallpaper to a black one, just wondering is there a fix for this?
I didn't have this issue with smaller displays in the past..

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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it sounds like you are talking about the preview screen and not the extended display.
on th eplayer there is a button that looks like a computer monitor, that is the actual extended singer display. the one that is just black is for you to keep an eye on what's happening.

https://www.powerkaraoke.com/download/SiglosPro.pdf

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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This is not the preview screen I still have preview screen on computer screen

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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Could it possibly be the resolution setting on your second monitor?

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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can you explain a little more on what you mean by "it doesn't look professional unless I change the wallpaper to a black one"?
maybe a picture so we can see what you are seeing.

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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My wallpaper is in a blue background, the black display used for singing is small but it can be expanded to almost full screen so the blue wallpaper edges are still showing, i could just make the wallpaper a darker one, i was just asking if there is a fix for this? This is a 65" TV

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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the extended display should automatically fill the second screen.
what resolution are you using on the tv?

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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It normally does fill the screen but on TVs above 50 inch it doesn't

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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Can you please email log file to [email protected]? To get it:

1. Run the program
2. Click in the program main window
3. Press Ctrl+Shift+L
4. Message "Log enabled" should appear
5. Restart the program
6. Follow the actions leading to the problem
7. Exit the program
8. Go to Documents -- you will find "sigloslog.txt" file there

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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Checking on the status of this bug.

I have been using my laptop connected to the 55-inch HDTV set at 1080p resolution. Karaoke Professional worked perfectly and filled the entire screen. I decided to take an extra Samsung All-In-One computer and dedicate it to my karaoke system. So I am connecting the all-in-one via HDMI to the same 55-inch HDTV at 1080p. I set up Karaoke Professional to run full screen on the 2nd monitor. But I can only get it to display a smaller picture in the top left corner. I have attached a picture to see the problem.

The all-in-one is using the on-board Intel HD graphics. I updated to the very latest display driver from Intel. Any other software I run like VLC Media Player will expand to fill the screen correctly.

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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You may define and remember the exact position of the full screen window in Settings / Display. Please try resizing the full screen so it covers entire area and then use 'Use current positon' in Settings / Display. If this does not work, please try to adjust the coordinates in Settings / [secondary monitor section] Edit,

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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I manually dragged the borders to fill the screen and then "use current position". Restarted the program and it locked in at full screen using my custom settings.

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Thanks for reporting back, I am glad that it worked.

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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I wanted to come back to report that I actually figured out the problem and truly "fixed" it so full screen mode works as intended.

The problem was that Windows 10 scaling mode defaulted to 150% for my 55-inch TV. So open up your Windows display properties, select your 2nd monitor where you want to display the lyrics, and set the scaling to 100%. I then rebooted the computer (this might be unneeded), opened up KP, set it for 2nd monitor and open full screen. It worked perfectly!

So Windows scaling was the issue.

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Re: 2nd Display not expanding to full screen "Siglos"

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Yes, I have worked that out too. We will provide a fix for this next week, new version will be aware of scaling and should set the position correctly. Thank you for your input!

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