T E C H N I C A L Vista Software B U L L E T I N S H E E T Control Consoles TBJLT126.doc Date: 23 October 2008 Vista Command Line Switches on Windows Introduction A number of command line switches are available to Vista users that can be used to alter the operation of Vista in some way. This Tech note describes the available command line switches and the procedure for invoking them on a Windows machine. Note that the options listed are unsupported and subject to change without notice. Switches The available switches are as follows: Removes the minimum size restriction on the main display. Use this switch when running on a display resolution of 1024x768 or less. -nominsize -nosplash Don’t display the splash screen. -fullscreen Expand the Vista window to use the full screen of the main display. -langChinese Run Vista in Chinese -langFrench Run Vista in French -langGerman Run Vista in German -langPortuguese Run Vista in Portuguese -langSpanish Run Vista in Spanish -load:myshow.vst Automatically load the specified show file -notitlebar Don’t display the title bar Invocation 1. Right click on the Vista icon. 2. Select Copy. 3. Right click on a vacant piece of desktop real estate. 4. Select Paste. This will create a new icon. 5. Right click on the new icon. 6. Select Properties. 7. In the Shortcut tab modify the “Target” field to include the required switches. The modified field should look something like: “C:\Program Files\Jands\Vista\vista.exe” –nominsize 8. Click Apply. 9. Click OK. The software must be restarted for the changes to take effect. Jands Pty Ltd, 40 Kent Rd, Mascot, NSW, 2020, Australia Phone: +61 (2) 9582 0909 Fax: +61 (2) 9582 0999 Email: email@example.com Specifications subject to change without notice. Manufactured by Jands Pty Ltd ACN 001 187 837 Note: While all due care has been taken in the preparation of this document, Jands Pty Ltd shall not be liable for any inaccuracies or omissions which may occur herein.