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First post, by Bill54

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I have only just discovered DosBox, which I hope will enable me to continue using a favourite Dos-based database application, called Masterfile Professional. I have installed DosBox, and everything is working fine except for a display glitch, which is that there is a line of the previous screen visible at the foot of the present screen (See attached screenshot) and, sometimes, the top left corner of the previous screen is pasted at the bottom right corner of the present screen. I have tweaked the 'output' line in the config file, but without success. I would be grateful for any advice please. Thanks.
Also, does the separate status window always have to be visible?

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Reply 1 of 2, by ripsaw8080

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That sort of display glitch might be fixed in SVN. You can try an SVN build of DOSBox, but please understand that DOSBox focuses on DOS games, not applications, and multi-user features are not implemented. You may be better off with forks of the DOSBox source, such as vDosPlus, or another virtualization entirely.

Reply 2 of 2, by Bill54

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Many thanks for your helpful reply. In the meantime, I have solved the problem's symptom. MPRO, the application had its own resolution settings. When I reset it to 25 lines (the DOS basic, I believe), the display problem went. However, the question now is: Is there any way of persuading DOSBox to accept higher MPRO resolutions, e.g. 50, so I can make better use of screen space? I'll look into your suggestions to see if they can help. Thanks again.