File:Aspect Ratio Mona Lisa.png

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Summary[edit]

Left: Aspect ratio corrected status bar face, as it would appear in Vanilla Doom at VGA 320x200, stretched on a 4:3 aspect ratio monitor. Right: Status bar face without aspect ratio correction. Center: The Mona Lisa

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current13:11, 14 June 2007Thumbnail for version as of 13:11, 14 June 2007382 × 185 (49 KB)Fraggle (Talk | contribs)Aspect ratio corrected face and uncorrected face compared with the Mona Lisa.
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