Two designs for your computer. Each wallpaper is available in two different sizes, to suit your monitor’s resolution. For instructions, see ‘Tips for using wallpapers’ section below. These wallpapers and imagery are © Copyright Science Foundation Ireland.
Science.ie – 800 x 600
Tips for using wallpapers
The Science.ie wallpaper images are available in two sizes: 800 x 600 pixels and 1024 x 768 pixels. The dimensions of your screen don’t have to exactly match the dimensions of the image you’re saving as wallpaper. Pick the image that is closest to the dimensions of your screen.
Windows: Right click on the image, then select “Set as Wallpaper” You can fine-tune your wallpaper settings in the Display Control Panel.
MacIntosh System 8 and 9: Click and hold the mouse button on the image. Pull down menu to “Download Image to Disk.” Save the image down the path of: Your Hard Drive, System folder, Appearance, Desktop Pictures, and Photos. Go to “Appearance” under the control panels and set the image as your background.
To find your computer screen’s resolution:
Click on the Start menu and go to Settings and Control Panel. Click the Display folder. Click the tab for Settings. Your screen dimensions will be listed under Screen area.
Click your mouse on the Apple Logo in the top-left corner of your screen. Pull down the menu and go to Control Panels. Find Monitors or Monitors and Sound. Open the Monitors menu. The size of your monitor, in pixels, will be listing under Resolution.