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Is there a way to specify separate scaling factors for multiple monitors in Windows 8.1?

I have a Samsung Series 7 Ultra laptop with the latest update to Windows 8.1. I am using an additional digital monitor with the same nominal resolution (1080p) as the laptop, but much larger in size ...
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How do I choose which font Chrome uses for cursive and fantasy?

How can I tell Chrome which font it should display when a website has cursive or fantasy for a font family? Firefox has abouf:config settings for it. Other browsers, like SeaMonkey and older Opera ...
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Can we enable 1920 X 1200 HiDPI mode on OS X 10.9.2?

with RDM, we can enable a number of displays such as the Retina 15" or Retina 13" to do the 1920X1080 HiDPI but with some screen area blacked out. Can we enable 1920 X 1200 by overriding some system ...
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Modifying TV setting universally via PC

I was thinking of developing a program for Windows that can change TV settings. Where I work, we change TV settings often and on MANY tv's and I was wondering if it would be possible to enter data ...
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Second monitor stuck in wrong orientation

I accidentally pressed Ctrl + Alt + Down (Windows 7) when a second display was connected and flipped all the screen orientations. I quickly pressed Ctrl + Alt + Up to restore it but the second monitor ...
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Laptop screen turn blank after windows 8 boot logo

I recently installed Windows 8 on a Dell Inspiron (N5110) laptop which had been previously running Windows 7 Ultimate. After the installation the laptop restarted, displaying the windows 8 logo ...
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ASUS PB238Q Color RGB keeps changing

Following on from my previous question. Going into the Menu I noticed that 2 of the colors were set to 100, whilst one was set to 0 hence the yellow tint. Anyway, I set all three colours to 100, ...
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How to indicate if Multiple displays are used using cmd?

I'm using cmd and following this article to play with my monitors - I extend\duplicate my displays in my test. I want to be able to indicate at what "state" I am in - meaning, to see if now it's in ...
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ASUS PB238Q Yellow tint

I bought the said monitor around 5 weeks ago and have been using it with a blue rigger DVI cable with no problems. Anyway, tonight I got in from work and used the PC for around an hour, everything ...
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What does the IE “Display intranet sites in compatibility mode” option do? Why is it a default in IE?

What does the "Display intranet sites in compatibility mode" option in IE mean exactly? Why would it be the default? I design and develop with Mac vs PC so I am not particularly savvy when it comes ...
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How can I change the formatting preview in Netbeans?

Netbeans has a configurable source code formatter, but the code in the preview area does not cover all cases. Can I change the contents of the preview area?
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DPI Settings on Windows 2008 Server

Is my assumption correct that changing the DPI setting on a Windows 2008 will affect all users? (The setting is per machine).
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How to change display settings to mirroring in Windows 8 from command line?

I need to change the display settings in Windows 8, but I cannot use the Control Panel and I must use the command line. My question is, how do I set the displays to mirror each other instead of ...
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Why the same letters have different size on my display?

I have got an LG 22EA63V-P display, and naturally I use it with full hd size. But the picture is not too nice. My main problem is that the letters width is inconsistent. For example, I write a lot of ...
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Can you change the color of start screen tiles?

I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1. It is working fine for me except that now the app tiles in the start screen use the color of the icon for the tile background. This makes it very difficult to find ...
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How to properly adjust monitor brightness and contrast?

This days, it seems that I either go worse with my eyes or some settings with contrast and brightness have been changed. However, I have been searching now for some tutorial on how to adjust contrast ...
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How to change the display orientation with a keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu?

In windows I can change screen orientation by Ctrl+Alt+[Arrow]. Is there such a shortcut in Ubuntu or how to define one?
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How to play back a YouTube video at the exact size it was recorded?

Is there an easy way (I probably know of an hard way, which I'll explain later) to play a video from YouTube at the exact size the video was recorded? (admitting that I've got a screen whose size is ...
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Is it Possible to Increase Display Resolution for OS X Maverick

The new OS X Maverick operating system has reduced maximum display resolution from 1920 x 1200 in Mountain Lion to 1680 x 1050, which is a SIZABLE reduction. The difference is obvious when viewing ...
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How do I change the default display settings for all users?

I am trying to rotate the monitor and have extended desktop on all user however I am only able to do it one profile at a time. Is there a way to set extended monitor and the 90° rotation as the ...
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How to disable window animations in Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon?

I'm a new Linux user having moved from using Windows, and I find the window maximize/minimize/fade animations really annoying. How can I disable these animations in Linux Mint Cinnamon? Thanks
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chosing the main display in xorg.conf doesn't work

I am trying to configure my xorg.conf file to have two displays, one is my laptop and the other is a HD screen. I honestly didn't write the xorg.conf file, but used nvidia-settings program which does ...
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How to change brightness in Windows XP without built-in keyboard?

I have broken keyboard on my MSI EX-600 so I can't press "function buttons" to change brightness, volume, etc. Is it possible to change brightness of display (not graphic card!) without the keyboard ...
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Is there a command which can “undo” the results of ALT+FN+1+3 on my laptop? It reduced the size of my screen

(I have an ASUS laptop (Notebook U46E Series, 64-bit OS, Win7 Home Premium Edition, Service Pack 1)) PROBLEM: I keyed in the following: ALT+FN+1+3 and immediately my screen was reduced in size and I ...
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Windows 7 shows 1280x 1024 resolution but refuses to accept and display

My Monitor is HPvs17x which has 1280x 1024 resolution resolution. But I am unable to set in windows 7 inspite of the fact that this resoultion is displayed in its setting box.
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File browser closing on Folder deletion

I am using CentOS CentOS Release 6.4(Final) Kernel Linux 2.6.32-358.11.1.el6.x86_64 GNOME 2.82.2 I have enabled "Always open in browser" option in the File management preferences. I have a script ...
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How to dark adapt windows so that everything is red?

I often want to take my laptop out into the field for astronomical observations. This requires that my eyes be fully adapted to the darkness. Dark adaptation takes up to an hour to fully develop and ...
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Hotkey to toggle display settings on Mac OS X

for a presentation I have to use two different display settings. For Keynote I want to see the presenters view on my laptop and the beamer should just show the slides. In between there are livedemos ...
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Scaling an application

If my question is in any way unclear to you, please read this link. I'm wondering if there is a way to set up an application to appear larger. The reason I'm asking this is that I recently ...
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Linux mint 14 notebook display contrast

I have Samsung NP300e5z notebook and Linux Mint 14 Nadia installed. I wonder, where & how can I change some display settings like contrast? The notebook has Intel HD vga.
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Intel HD4000 driver not working in Windows 7 x64

I have an issue with Intel HD4000 drivers on my Windows 7 installation. A few days ago I tried to update to the latest version of this driver and after a restart it got stuck with the default Windows ...
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Asus Taichi won't detect second display

It worked great for about a week. Now when you hit the magic button and the software pops up the displays aren't available. When I try to launch Asus Screen Share, I get the following error: ...
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How do I find what runs when when returning from Windows 'secure' screen mode?

I have recently installed Windows 7 and still trying to learn how it works. The strange behavior is this: I set up the display for dual monitors and that works just fine. Later, when I get the ...
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Need better management of display sleep times in Fedora 17. How to do?

I am using Fedora 17 64bit on an AMD quad core machine. My use is home use with some power user thrown in (spreadsheets, photo editing, music creating). ALL my Television viewing is done by ...
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How to reset Excel 2010 settings to Default?

Excel's cells are very small when at 100% zoom (see screenshot below): I have searched Excel's menu but couldn't find anything relevant. I tried to install Microsoft Fixit but it said it wasn't ...
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How do I force windows 8 into 1280x720?

Windows 8 has a minimum resolution of 1024x768, unless you are running it in a VM. As such it doesn't support going into 1280x720 (since 720 < 768). Windows 7 allowed this, but the modes are ...
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How to turn off the display in Windows 8 without locking or making computer go to sleep?

How to turn of the display in Windows 8 without locking or making computer go to sleep ? The problem is that when I enable ‘Turn off display after x minutes’ feature from control panel, the device ...
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Windows 7 resolution on a retina macbook pro

I installed Windows 7 on my Macbook Pro with retina display. Is there any way of making a resolution smaller than 2880 x 1800 fill the whole screen? For any resolution I select, it is displayed at ...
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Force the computer to always use current display settings

So I'm having a terrible black screen problem with my new installation of Windows 8. The screen basically goes to black every time I turn it on or sleep, or connect to an external or monitor. I dont ...
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Settings display resolution in Windows 8 to native 1366x768

On my older Acer Aspire One netbook, with a display 1366x768, I just installed Windows 8. The installation went well, however the display resolution is 1024x768 (recommended). As a result the image is ...
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Can Windows 8 RT applications change the color temperature of your screen (a la f.lux)? [closed]

I use a program called f.lux to change the color temperature of my screen at night. This makes it easier to look at, and supposedly helps with consistent sleep patterns. You can find several similar ...
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Force full-screen scaling on a Radeon-powered laptop

I've got a Packard Bell laptop with a Radeon 5650 card. The desktop resolution is 1600x900. Windows 7 SP1 x64. I like older games. They often have resolutions like 800x600 or 640x480. When I run ...
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How can I change my Mac screen resolution without scaling to fit my monitor?

I know how to change my screen resolution, but I'm looking for a way to display a 1280 × 786 region in the centre of my display, without it being stretched to fit my 27" monitor! My goal to record ...
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Can't run monitor at native 1080p resolution on Windows 7

I have a 24" ViewSonic VX2453 monitor that supports 1920x1080p, connected using HDMI. However at that resolution, the desktop goes off the screen. Using the Nvidia control panel, I have to set it to a ...
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Is there any way to use worse resolutions than your screen's native without losing quality?

Imagine I have a Thunderbolt Display (2560x1440) and a game I like runs better at Full HD (1920x1080). I imagine that if I use the full screen, the upscaling will make the image worse than if the ...
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Changing ati graphics setting into a batch file

I want to change my saturation level to zero and again to default but I can do it manually by going to ati catalyst center. Since, I want to do it regularly I need some batch file code or program ...
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Changing display color from B/W to color (vice-versa)using a program.

Actually, I have a problem with eyes but I want to work in computer. Since, black and white display would be much better than color for my eyes. I needed a program so that, in double click I can make ...
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Cannot set video resolution above 640x480 after installing Windows XP SP2

I've installed Windows XP SP2 on a computer (there was not SP at all). Now the display settings are set back to 640x480 and 4 bits colors. And I can't change it, it is the only option in Settings tab ...
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Outlook 2007 hyperlink does not display and the display field codes option is not there

I am trying to turn off the "Display Field Codes" in Outlook 2007 editor options, but my Outlook is not displaying this option! I don't know why others can see it and I don't have this. Meanwhile, ...
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Can I change the display brightness via software on a Windows x64 desktop?

Now that monitors are all fancy and digital, display manufacturers lost sight of the utility of the brightness knob. Of course I can go fiddle with the now-cumbersome digital brightness settings ...