You can control the size of the virtual machine display and match the Workstation Pro console with the display size of the guest operating system for an active virtual machine.
Before you begin
For a Linux virtual machine, familiarize yourself with the considerations for resizing displays. See Considerations for Resizing Displays in Linux Virtual Machines.
For a Solaris virtual machine, familiarize yourself with the considerations for resizing displays. See Considerations for Resizing Displays in Solaris Virtual Machines.
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The fit options are redundant if the corresponding Autofit option is active because the console and the guest operating system display are the same size.
- To configure a display size option, select
and select an Autofit option.
The virtual machine resizes the guest display resolution to match the size of the Workstation Pro console.
The virtual machine changes the guest display to fit the full screen. The guest display resolution is not changed.
The virtual machine centers the guest display in the full screen. The guest display resolution is not changed.
The Workstation Pro console maintains the size of the virtual machine display resolution. If the guest operating system changes its resolution, the Workstation Pro console resizes to match the new resolution.
- To configure a fit option, select View and select a fit option.
Fit Window Now
The Workstation Pro console changes to match the current display size of the guest operating system.
Fit Guest Now
The guest operating system display size changes to match the current Workstation Pro console.