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How to calculate bytes need for an image with 256 level gray scale

When the size of a still image is 1,600 x 1,200 pixels and each pixel has a 256-level gray scale ranging from 0 to 255, approximately how many megabytes are needed at least to store five such ...
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Transfering objects between images in GIMP

When I mark and drag over and object from one picture to another it changes colors (to the other pictures palette) and that makes it look really bad. How can I prevent that?
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Flickering pixels and polygons [duplicate]

My computer is running Windows 7, and recently I have noticed flickering white pixels on the edges of UI elements (windows, icon buttons, icons and text). The pixels seem to border these elements. ...
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Comparing Pixels per Inch - monitor x tablet

The PPI is a standard for comparing display quality across different devices, right? I calculated that a cheap tablet has 1024 x 800 pixels in a 10 inches screen, which using the formula gives us 129 ...
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How are pixels drawn on an LCD screen? [closed]

Could you please tell me how a computer draws an pixel on an LCD screen. I have come to know that lines are drawn using pixels. However I couldn't get how could a pixel be plotted?
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Adobe Illustrator changes dimension to .001

I'm working in a document with properties and rulers set to pixels. I have several different closed paths (some are simple circles with 1px stroke, others are not-so-complex compound paths). The ...
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Strange pixels showing up in programs

So I just got my new pc and I noticed that there are a lot of multicolored pixels all over certain programs like shown in the screenshot: This is on my brand new Asus rog g750jm-ds71. These pixels ...
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Black screen while playing with random pixels in the left side

I have a very annoying problem with my PC. It's specifications are as follows: Model: ASUS N55SF Notebook Processor: i7 2670QM 2.20 GHz Graphics Card: GT 555M 2 GB My issue is that I get black ...
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How can I encode a video for my non-square pixel display?

My car stereo has a 800x480 display but is physically 16x9 so I believe it uses non-square pixels. The documentation says it says (2 400x480) so I think it's describing a 2:1 pixel aspect ratio (?). ...
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How do I disable Magnifier's “smoothing” filter in Windows 7?

I would prefer to have a "nearest-neighbor" scale mode in the Magnifier (where each original pixels is rendered as a large square, not blurred between eachother). Is there an option to change that, ...
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Explain the correlation between PPI and resolution

I understand this is a very novice question to ask but I just want to make sure I have a firm grasp on the concept(s) Resolution is how many pixels displayed on a screen by height x width. How does ...
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What is the pixel clock setting on my monitor actually doing?

I am experiencing display interference on a dell 24" flat panel monitor.I find that if I adjust the pixel clock settings up or down in the monitor's on-screen menus, the interference goes away for a ...
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Different pixel attributes of images/frames in a video [closed]

What different attributes can a pixel of a video file contain? For eg, rgb values, sharpness etc. Does every type of video files and images have all these attributes or only some that are new ...
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How to vector a logo?

I'm trying to convert the logo I've built in photoshop to a vector so I can resize it to fit different app and mobile screens. I've tried the live trace in illustrator function but that just distorts ...
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Which type of image has high quality vector or pixel (raster)?

I used GIMP to create images, but, since I needed to produce higher quality images, I recently switched to Inkscape. Now I have created a sample text with black background in it, and I am not able see ...
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How do I measure screen width and screen depth?

I would like to know whether you might have a quick program which measures screen width and screen height. For example, starting off reading left to right (or right to left), I would like to know ...
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Does changing a display's resolution turn display's pixels off?

When a display (LCD, LED, OLED, etc) changes its display resolution, are pixels on the display "turned off"? Meaning, are the same number of pixels on the display being used to show an image with ...
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Alternative to DPI Scaling

Is there an alternative to DPI scaling (I am open to third-party programs) which makes items look less pixelated at high DPI settings? I have a 15.9" laptop screen with a 1920x1080 screen. I'd like ...
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Add or remove single pixels from selection in Photoshop?

Sometimes in Photoshop I'm working with images at very close-up levels, such as small animated GIFs and emoticons. Often I'm zoomed in all the way, working at pixel level. If I've got a selection ...
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Average PPI used?

Throughout all laptops and desktops what is the standard pixels per inch (PPI) used? Does it vary throughout screen ratio? I found mine to be 100ppi, the real world measurement was 4 pixels more.
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Is there a way to eyedropper colors WITH transparency, and paint with that color?

Here's my use-case: I'm doing a pixel art sketch, and one of my layers involves glass with partial transparency. I'd like to be able to: Eyedropper the transparent color and have it automatically ...
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Color detector program

I used to use the program Color Detector. Simply run the program, point the mouse cursor anywhere on the screen, and the color detector window will display the RGB values, HTML hex code, and ...
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How many pixels is the A3 format?

The A3 format gives the dimension in centimeters, but if I draw an image programmatically I may know just the pixels, for example I have an image of 800x1200 and so on ... So the question is: I must ...
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How to prevent Chrome from blurring small images when zoomed in?

When I'm trying to view pixel art up close, chrome starts blurring the image. I want to make it so that even when the image is zoomed in, I can still see the pixels in crisp detail, not a blurred one. ...
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Notebook displaying marks of text from programs opened for too long?

Using my Macbook Pro Retina, when I have the same program somewhere on the screen for too long and close it, I can see a mark of it's letters on that place of the screen. Is that common or a ...
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Get pixel coordinates of cursor in PDF?

Are there any PDF viewers (Windows, OS X, or Ubuntu) that enable you to see the page-relative pixel coordinates (x,y) of your cursor? I know Photoshop can do this, but I'm looking for something ...
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What is standard A4 paper size in pixels for a given resolution?

Is there a standard size of A4 paper in pixels? Dimensions of A4 paper are 210mm × 297mm or 8.27in × 11.69in. For 600dpi resolution, I calculate the paper size in pixels like below: In imperial ...
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Bright 2x2 pixel spot on laptop display

I have a Samsung NP550P5C laptop with a problem on the display I've never seen before: it has a 2x2 pixel area that is considerably brighter than the rest of the screen area. Here's a closeup: The ...
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Red dot appearing and disappearing on monitor

I just bought a full HD Acer LED monitor (21.5'') and noticed that there was a red dot on the right hand side - sort of like a dead pixel. After a few days, this dot disappeared. A few days later, ...
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Displaying random pixels on LCD

Will it damage my LCD screen if I display a stream of continuously changing randomly colored pixels, at the monitor's refresh rate, for a long time? As in, will it damage it any more than displaying a ...
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Desktop icons and fullscreen flash apps pixelated instead of blurred

On my other devices, and as far as I can remember, at some point on this laptop, stretched graphics such as desktop icons, and fullscreen flash apps (such as Youtube, Vimeo) appear pixelated and ...
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How to know pixel values precisely?

How to know one single pixel RGB and transparency values precisely in Photoshop? Using eyedropper tools I seem not to be able to do that, i.e. it shows RGB=(0,0,0) on partially transparent pixels ...
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Green flickering pixels that move with black images

Strange question... Occasionally, on my LCD screen, pixels that should be black flicker rapidly and constantly between black and green, about 4 flickers a second. The crazy part is, unlike dead/stuck ...
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Windows command line - get pdf page width and height in pixels?

I need a piece of software (a freeware preferably) that will display what is the pixel width / height of a pdf page. If there are many pages with different dimensions, I'd be enough to just get the ...
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Why are red&green pixels moving around on my screen?

The top left corner of my LCD monitor is acting up. The pixels are colored red and green. Not completely on like a stuck pixel, but variably faded. It's a seemingly random distribution, centered on ...
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Monitors with different pixel sizes

I have several monitors with different pixel sizes (that is, size of individual pixels; not resolution). This means that when I put them next to each other and move the mouse between them, it's not ...
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Samsung T220 has white pixel “snow” on images with dark backgrounds

My 4-year-old Samsung T220 has been having an interesting problem lately. On images with very dark/black backgrounds, I see flickering white pixels on the foreground parts of the image that isn't the ...
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What's meant by work resolution in reference to a LCD screen of a desktop?

My Acer LCD's Work Resolution is 1600*860 pixels. But I have no option to set it. I do have options 1600*900. Windows says that I am at recommended resolution 1600*900. But I see Red Shading all over ...
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How to get rid of light border around inserted images in Microsoft Visio?

When inserting a raster PNG image into Microsoft Visio 2007, it tries to make it smoother by interpolating pixel colors. It seems like Visio interpolates border pixels with white as if image was ...
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Photoshop cs5 - Subpixel sizes

Is there a way I can disable subpixel work for a specific document? I'd like to be able to move an element on a full pixel grid instead of subpixels, preventing stuff to be placed at 128,23 Y-axis for ...
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Seeking pixelated font

I'm seeking a font graphic (images, not TTF format or something that needs to be useable by a computer) that fits in 9 by 9 pixels. Can anyone recommend a free source, or a simple technique for ...
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Dell laptop connecting to an external monitor - everything looks too big

I have a Dell XPS Studio 1640 which displays in 1900 by 1200 res. Recently, I bought a 19" monitor for it which has a maximum resolution of about 1300 or so. The problem though is when I plug it in, ...
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Scrolling pixel-by-pixel with direction pad in Mozilla Firefox

Is there a configuration setting in Firefox that allows me to control using the arrow keys to scroll into a direction by 1 pixel?
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How to scale a bitmap in Photoshop without anti-aliasing?

I have this pixely layer which I need to scale 200% in both directions. Since the pixels should be exactly double the size, I expect no anti-aliasing. (fuzziness). However, the newly sized image is ...
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Minimum number of pixels per digit for the human eye?

How many pixels per digit do I need for the huhman eye to be able to recognize that digit? I need to cover a rather big area and identify ID codes. The digits are 10 cm high and maybe 8 cm wide. ...
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Get average image from video

In Ubuntu 10.04, is there a program that I can install (or is pre-installed) that can get the mean color value of each pixel from a video. The purpose behind this is to see if the result of getting ...
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Software for “OCR”'ing exact pixels from a photo of a videogame/pixel-art?

I am searching for software that can reconstruct the exact pixels from a photo of an old videogame or a piece pixel-art. The goal would be the re-digitalization of digital images that only survived in ...
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Why don't monitors have more pixels per inch? [closed]

72 ppi is nothing. And we have been stuck with this for 20 years. Why do we need to resort to stupid tech like anti-aliasing instead of resolving the core of the issue, more pixels per inch!!! It is ...
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Get image pixels of prescribed color

I have an image (PNG or JPG) inside which there is at least one pixel of a certain RGB color I know in advance. I want to find the pixel(s) of that color For example, I may have image.jpg, inside ...
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How to create transparent pixels in photoshop CS4

I want to create a .png icon with transparent pixels to show what is beneath. How do I change the white pixels to be transparent using Adobe Photoshop CS4?