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Testing center monitor resolution

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by killinsound, Mar 21, 2007.

  1. killinsound

    killinsound Physician 10+ Year Member

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    Anyone have an idea what the resolutions on the monitors at testing centers is?
     
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  3. Mark84

    Mark84 5+ Year Member

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    Planning on setting your monitor to the same? good idea.
     
  4. killinsound

    killinsound Physician 10+ Year Member

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    yup...

    on my huge monitor i can see everything w/o scrolling... i'm pretty sure this won't be the case so I might as well take a couple practice tests under the same conditions.
     
  5. evoviiigsr

    evoviiigsr 7+ Year Member

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  6. zanzounita

    zanzounita Int'l Woman of Mystery 5+ Year Member

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    Tx
    wow, u guys are really really ocd...I LIKE IT!:laugh:
     
  7. ichimaru

    ichimaru Member 5+ Year Member

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    Any idea if the mice have scroll wheels? I'd hate to drag that thingy to the right of the windows whenever I wanna scroll down.

    Also, are you able to adjust the text size on the screen (e.g. holding Ctrl while turning the scrollwheel)?
     
  8. cg77

    cg77 You want a toe? 2+ Year Member

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    Even if the monitors at my site were set at 1024 x 768, it felt more like 800x600. The two columns (passage and questions) felt cramped and i remember scrolling down a lot more in the passages than I was at home for my practice tests (my LCD is set at ~1200x1000).
     
  9. cg77

    cg77 You want a toe? 2+ Year Member

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    there was a scroll wheel on my mouse (Oregon test site) but it didn't scroll either of the windows. I'm guessing it wouldn't change the font size either. so there might as well not have been a wheel where I was.
     
  10. el aye

    el aye O_o 5+ Year Member

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    I wonder if you can bring your own mouse :D
     

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