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harlaman May 12, 2013 @ 5:48pm
Help! Resolution Problem!
Hello, so i've been having a little issue. Everytime I run the game, it starts up in what appears to be the lowest possible resolution. All I see is a extra zoomed in screen. I'm not sure what to do and how to run the game in a mode where i can fix the resolution to match my screen. I'm running it on a mac. Is there any combination of buttons and directions i could press to try and get the resolution to change. For example: Space bar, Escape, Down, Down, Down, Space bar, Down, Down, Space, Space, Escape? You know what i mean!
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Aoi Blue May 13, 2013 @ 1:49am 
You need to enter the settings. Hit escape to access the settings.

However, changing your resolution should not change the zoom of anything. It sounds like you have a problem with your system settings, as that is the only thing that would cause that issue.
harlaman May 19, 2013 @ 11:00pm 
As I mentioned, the game opens with a very low resolution, to the point where it appears to show me the top left of what should be the entire screen. Therefore, when I click escape to open settings, I cannot see any text. This is why I requested the button-combinations to readjust the resolution.

Can anyone help! Should I reinstall?
Andytizer May 20, 2013 @ 12:56am 
Edit resolution in the DisplaySettings.ini

harlaman May 20, 2013 @ 9:13am 
Originally posted by Andytizer:
Edit resolution in the DisplaySettings.ini


thanks, Andy! I figured this would be the solution, however, I'm running Steam and the game through a Mac OS X and can't seem to find the game's data folders. I checked the location section of the wiki page you sent me, and for a mac, it is blank. Does this actually mean that mac does not store data folders for games through steam??
harlaman May 20, 2013 @ 9:25am 
I tried my harddrive>library>applicationsupport....there is no steam or game folder. I also tried my documents, where I found only one game data belonging to Don't Starve.
Notanerd1411 May 20, 2013 @ 12:03pm 
search your mac for the steamapps folder.


The DisplaySettings.ini will be in there.
harlaman May 20, 2013 @ 1:26pm 
got it! thanks
Andytizer May 24, 2013 @ 9:46am 
Glad you got it working.
bjarte Mar 1, 2016 @ 11:46am 
I have the exact same problem. The easiest workaround is to set the resolution down to 640x480 before you quit the game. Then you're fine the next time you run it. This is annoying, but less time consuming than to edit DisplaySettings.ini every time you want to play the game.
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Date Posted: May 12, 2013 @ 5:48pm
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