How can I use full screen with DOS programs?

Question

When running DOS programs (not using DOSprompt)only a small area of the screen is used, the rest being taken up by a large black border. Although it doesn't affect the running of the programs it is mildly annoying and I would prefer to use the full 15" display area to make things easier on the eyes. Any help would be most appreciated.

Answer

This question was answered on February 8, 2001. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Hello and thank you for your question.

When you start up the program hold down the ALT key and hit ENTER This will bring it up into a full sized screen Then hit ALT and ENTER again before you finish.

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Posted by Lanny of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on February 8, 2001