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Does anyone know of a way to get my BF2142 to maximum 1920x1200 Resolution?
    
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Does anyone know of a way to get my BF2142 to maximum 1920x1200 Resolution?
edit the shortcut

http://www.tweakguides.com/BF2142_9.html

Setting A Custom Resolution

Since the lack of a range of resolutions is one of the most common complaints about BF2142, I'll spell out the solution again here. It involves using the +szx and +szy command line options (covered in the Advanced Tweaking section). For example to set a resolution of 1280x1024, go to your BF2142 launch icon, right-click on it and select Properties. Then in the Target box put a single blank space after the last character and insert +szx 1280 +szy 1024, substituting any other number for the 1280 width and 1024 height respectively to suit your needs. The end result should look something like this:

"C:\\Program Files\\Electronic Arts\\Battlefield 2142\\BF2142.exe" +menu 1 +fullscreen 1 +szx 1280 +szy 1024

Now each time you launch the game it will run in the custom resolution specified, however note firstly that you must make sure your monitor can support this resolution, and secondly the Display Mode setting under the in-game Video Settings will not show the correct new resolution, not that this is a problem. Unlike Battlefield 2, editing the Video.con file does not work in properly setting a custom resolution, so this is the recommended method for doing so.
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all you need to do is make a shortcut to launch the game, then right click it, and add this onto the end of the target line

+menu 1 +fullscreen 1 +widescreen 1 +szx 1920 +szy 1200

so then the shortcut should read something like this

F:\\BF2142\\BF2142.exe +menu 1 +fullscreen 1 +widescreen 1 +szx 1920 +szy 1200

just make sure you always launch it from that shortcut
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Go to the .exe's properties and I think under compatibility you can force it to run at a certain resolution. Just set 1920x1200 there.
Not sure if that works with full screen games but just give it a try anyway.
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Ah! Thanks Guys! Works great and looks sweet. +
    
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You can also mess with the Config file and set it to that resolution.
    
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http://www.widescreengamingforum.com/forum/
Great for this type of thing.
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Originally Posted by ricky33183 View Post
edit the shortcut

http://www.tweakguides.com/BF2142_9.html

Setting A Custom Resolution

Since the lack of a range of resolutions is one of the most common complaints about BF2142, I'll spell out the solution again here. It involves using the +szx and +szy command line options (covered in the Advanced Tweaking section). For example to set a resolution of 1280x1024, go to your BF2142 launch icon, right-click on it and select Properties. Then in the Target box put a single blank space after the last character and insert +szx 1280 +szy 1024, substituting any other number for the 1280 width and 1024 height respectively to suit your needs. The end result should look something like this:

"Crogram FilesElectronic ArtsBattlefield 2142BF2142.exe" +menu 1 +fullscreen 1 +szx 1280 +szy 1024

Now each time you launch the game it will run in the custom resolution specified, however note firstly that you must make sure your monitor can support this resolution, and secondly the Display Mode setting under the in-game Video Settings will not show the correct new resolution, not that this is a problem. Unlike Battlefield 2, editing the Video.con file does not work in properly setting a custom resolution, so this is the recommended method for doing so.
Yup, same with BF2 regarding the shortcut menu. I never did edit any other files for fear of Punkbuster lashing out at me.
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