> Am I the only human being who doesn't know what letterboxed means? I >assume I must have been exposed and just don't know what I saw? HELP > _This_ is letterboxing: _____________________________ |XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX| The basic idea is to make your square tele- |XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX| vision screen to appear as a wide screen as | | in the movie theatre, so that you do not miss | | "important" stuff that wuld otherwise be lost | | in the fringes. For example, in _Indiana Jones | | and the Last Cusade_, in the theater we saw a | | dialogue between Indy and his dad which went |XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX| spanned the whole screen. In the video ver- |XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX| sion, they re-edited and made it shot/reverse ----------------------------- shot.