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What are the differences of watching a 1080p and a 720p version of the same media on a 720p screen?

Say I have 1280x720 pixels on my screen and the current resolution is set to 1280x720 as well. What are the differences between the 1080p version and the 720p version of the same media? Is it ...
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Can I take a screenshot as vector graphics or at a higher resolution than native?

I need to take some screenshots of an application window. My laptop resolution is low, and I'd like to get high quality images. Is there a way to grab the screen as vector graphics (e.g. EPS, PDF, ...
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What specs must a graphics card have to power a 5K monitor?

I'm interested in purchasing a Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor (UP2715K), but while looking for graphics cards to buy, I'm unsure how I could determine whether they support a resolution of ...
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Text too small when using Remote Desktop from a very high resolution client

Clients with exceptionally high resolution displays are able to scale the size of their own text and icons to ensure they remain usable. However when using Remote Desktop this setting does not persist ...
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Can I set a display's DPI in Windows 8.1?

I want to tell Windows what the DPI is of one of my displays. I have a Windows 8.1 laptop (an Asus Zenbook Infinity) which has a 2560x1440 display; which needs high DPI support in order to be usable. ...
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Windows 8.1 VM: full resolution on iMac Retina 5K (5120 x 2880) and VMware Fusion 7

I am able to run a Windows 7 VM at full native resolution on a iMac with a Retina 5K display (HiDPI / Retina, at 5120 x 2880) using VMware Fusion 7. Windows 8.1, though, does not list any resolution ...
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remote desktop mstsc with higher resolution

I've got to work on old computer during christmas and I would like to work on my new computer with Windows 7 remotely using Remote desktop protokol. Old local computer is running Windows 2000. I ...
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Mac Mini DVI to Dell U271

I have a MacMini which is a couple of years old now, it has ONLY a DVI connector on the back, no display port. I recently bought a Dell U271 monitor which is capable of going up to 2560x1440 using a ...
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What software can be used for interactive viewing of huge images (JPG &PNG) on Windows?

By interactive, I mean the software should provide capability to pan/zoom parts of the images just like how Google Maps are displayed. I have some very large images (with resolution more than ...
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Can I force a laptop to use a higher resolution?

I bought my laptop (ASUS A53SV-XE1 15.6-Inch Versatile Entertainment Laptop) from amazon a few days ago, and when I got it today, I was so disappointed, the screen can't even compare with the laptop I ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 HiDPi to Full HD external screen

I just got a Dell XPS 13 2015 and I installed Ubuntu 15.04. Everything is working fine with the exception of using an external display. The resolution on my laptop is 3200x1800, my external screen ...
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Split high resolution image for printing

I have a 9493*13259 pixel .png file that I want to print. The problem is that the details in that image will be too small if I print it on one piece of paper. The maximum paper size that my printer ...
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Trying to find max resolution for AMD card

I am attempting to buy a large monitor for my younger brother for Christmas. I want to be sure his computer is able to support resolution beyond 1920x1080. He has an AMD A6-3650 APU with Radeon HD ...
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Old CRT screen's high resolution doesn't work anymore on windows 7

One year ago I decided to switch from Windows XP to Windows 7. I had a 17" CRT monitor with a screen resolution of 1600x1200 which worked fine on Windows XP. While installing Windows 7 everything went ...
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Macbook display flickers with 22" LED Display

I've purchased an LG 21.5" LED Display with model no. E2250T and I've connected it to my macbook with a mini display to VGA adapter. It work's fine in lower resolutions, but when I choose the best ...
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Want resolution 1600x900 for Lenovo G570

I am using Lenovo G570 laptop with 15.6 Inch of screen. It's maximum resolution is 1366x768 now i want to use it with my monitor of 20 Inch Wide SAMSUNG SyncMaster S20B300. I used VGA cable for it and ...
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1440p monitor at 120hz with only 1 DVI input port. Possible to output with HDMI through HDMI splitter and then convert to DVI?

I have a 27 inch 2560x1440 Xstar (Korean) monitor, overclocked to 120hz, and it has one dual DVI-D input. I would like to connect that monitor to my PC, Chromecast and Xbox by using a HDMI splitter ...
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Asus N56D and DELL U2515H: High resolution not selectable

I connect Asus N56DY to display DELL U2515H via HDMI 1.4 cabble. Highest available resolution is 2048x1152 if i use Windows, but on Linux 2560x1440 available. I completely removed drivers and install ...
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Windows 10 - different icons and font after scaling?

Never would have thought, but I think I'm running out of keywords to search for on Google. Here's what bothers me: There are two monitors involved. One has a resolution of 2560x1440 and the other ...
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How can I stop my UHD screen from warping non UHD aware programs?

I have a Lenovo T540p with a UHD screen it resolution is 3K. I am having an issue where not all of the software I run is UHD aware or capable at this time. Most notably VMware Player and few others. ...
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High-dpi settings for chrome on Linux

On a high-reslution screen with firefox, you can set in about:config layout.css.devPixelsPerPx=2 so everything in Firefox has double size. Is there such a setting for chrome-browser as well?
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How do I get tooltips in Chrome to appear in the correct location?

Below is a screenshot of a slight problem with the location of the tooltip showing up in the incorrect location (note: the red dot is the approximate location of my cursor, and the location of the ...
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How can I best adjust the mouse in Linux for a high-resolution display?

I got a 4K (3840x2160) display, and haven't been happy with the mouse functionality in Linux. It feels aesthetically laggy / choppy, and functionally, slower to navigate. Has anyone spent time tuning ...
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Is there any way to pin more than 6 items to the quickplay screen in Zuneware?

I use the Zune software for my media playing on my laptop, and it lets you pin things (albums, artists, playlists, etc.) to the homescreen for quick access to your favorite items. Stupid thing ...
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Macbook Pro Retina 15", Mid 2012 - High Speed HDMI Cable

I got a High Speed HDMI Cable with Ethernet that supports up to 4096 x 2160 pixels. I connected my macbook pro retina 15" to a 27" monitor that supports a resolution of 2560 x 1440 via this cable, ...
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Can I emulate a high resolution monitor inside a window to let me test/demo my app at high resolutions?

I have a specialist app that is developed to run on high resolution systems (e.g. 1920x1080) running Windows XP. All is good until I want to demo the app to someone on my laptop screen (1280x800). ...
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Virtual PC, bigger resolution

I have a virtual machine (Virtual PC) and I want to set a bigger resolution than my monitor/videocard allows. Thats because I want to stream a "scrollable" game, and if I could increment the ...
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Can I get 2560 x1600 resolution on my dell 3007wfp-hc using the hdmi cable connection on my dell I660s desktop/

I have a dell monitor 3007wfp-hc with dual link dvi 25 pin cable connection. We just bought a dell desktop I660s which has a hdmi cable connection what can I do to get 2560 1600 resolution.Can I ...
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High resolution on small screen size

I have recently got an Intel UltraBook, but its screen size is 13.3" and the native resolution is 1600×900. So the problem is that the letters on screen are very small. Reducing resolution ...
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IBM Domino Administrator - issue with High DPI display

To be short: currently the question is how to disable DPI-awareness in IBM Notes/Admin/Designer? As otherwise the IBM Domino Admin looks ugly. This solution doesn't help: Superb fix for high DPI ...
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Monitor problems under windows 10

I have an old Dell 3007WFP which only has DVI input. Previously, I was driving it via a mini-display port to display port chained to an active display port to dual link DVI converter, off a Dell XPS ...
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Does radeon older GPUs - like HD6xxx series support 3440x1440 or 4K monitors?

Has anyone tried 3440x1440 or 4K monitors on HD 6950 and HD 6970 (or similar GPUs or older)? Do they work - or is there a driver - or hardware limitations in place? AMD site states that the maximum ...
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WQHD+FHD monitors scaling problems

I recently added an WQHD to my two FHD, now the setup is: FHD(rotated 90°) - WQHD - FHD. The WQHD screen looks gorgeous, however the FHDs show everything to large like descriped in the arch-wiki. ...
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Making Tk apps look good in Hi-DPI

I am using Gnome Shell, which now pretty much works well in a hidpi setting. The biggest exception to that is the apps based on Tk. Is it possible to scale Tk apps to look good in hidpi? Even in a ...
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Capabilities of new & upcoming Wireless based Display protocols & mechanisms?

The up & coming High Resolution/ HiDPI QHD, UHD, 4K Displays are currently being supported by newer & more capable revisions of Display Port, HDMI and possibly some merging/ overlaps with ...
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How to create a custom sized virtual desktop?

Is it possible to create a custom sized virtual desktop (larger than our resolution) so that we could scroll around and pan (so that it acts like a magnifying glass)? Then it would be possible to ...
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High resolution display desktop icon positioning

I am using Acer Aspire S7-391 and I can't position icons to far right and to the bottom of my desktop. I believe it has something to do with its resolution, which is 1920x1080. I know I can position ...
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Make browser use srcset images on desktop

When browsing the web on 3840px screen I often zoom in to actually be able to use web sites. It seems however that neither Chrome or Forefox will make use of the srcset directives on such occasions, ...
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Intellij idea on hight dpi screen

I'm using android studio on a 4k screen and my problem is all icons and fonts are small. I fixing fonts problem by changing their size to 36 but still icons are really tiny. I've just seen from this ...
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Running 2560x1440 with nVidia 525m on Dell XPS L502X

I'm trying to get a Dell Studio XPS L502X to run an external 27" monitor via the HDMI port running off an nVidia GeForce GT525m. This is the native resolution of the monitor. The highest resolution ...
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Is there a way to increase resolution past a display's resolution? [duplicate]

Apple's Retina Display takes a single logical pixel and stretches it across 2x2 physical pixels for it's general user interface as the buttons/text/whatnot would be significantly smaller if the entire ...
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New laptop with an hd display, everything is microscopic

I've just purchased a laptop with a 15.6" UltraSharp FHD (1920x1080) LED display, and everything looks like it's massively zoomed out. A temporary fix, changing the font display size to "larger" has ...