The number of pixels in a given display or image, representing the smallest physical unit of display. One individual pixel represents a single colour value, and when combined, create a displayed image. Usually written as (width x height).

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Macbook Pro resolution difference 13inch VS 15inch (March/May 2015 models)

I have a question about supported resolutions on Macbooks (2015). The apple site states that the 13" Pro model supports, with Intel Iris 6100 graphics, a resolution of 3840 x 2160. The 15" Pro model ...
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HD would have been better at 2048x1024 rather than at 1920x1080 [on hold]

I come from a computer background and it seems to me that HD at 1920x1080 is an "oddball" resolution, not optimal for computer processing but 2048x1024 is. The aspect ratio of 2048x1024 is a perfect ...
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Inconsistent image sizing across applications

I have a 3200 x 1600, 276 ppi display, and I have noticed that images do not appear not be the same size across applications. What could be the cause of this? In the picture below, I have opened the ...
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What factors influence the resolution that a monitor can use?

Let me explain what I'm asking. First of all it's my understanding that native resolution means the same thing as maximum resolution in the context of LCD monitors (is this correct?). If a monitor has ...
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Not given option for native monitor resolution

I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise edition 64bit. I have the HP LP3065 monitor and (I think) I have the Intel HD Graphics 4600 adapter (at least that's what the driver is). I'm stuck at 1280x800 and ...
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How can I play 4K content at 120fps or higher? [on hold]

I was having a discussion with my friend over framerates and PC gaming, and it occurred to me that I was aware of no hardware that could produce 4K resolution at 120FPS or greater. HDMI 2.0 and ...
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How to make the Extended Display desktop picture the correct size?

I am using a 24" Samsung Monitor (Connected via HDMI with a highest possible resolution of 1920x1080) to a Windows 7 laptop (Toshiba with a highest possible resolution of 1366x768). When I extend the ...
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Virtual laser pointer when using Office Remote and a Surface Pro 3 goes to the wrong position

I have to do presentations quite often and I recently noticed the Office Remote App (I'm using the Windows Phone 8.1 version in case that matters). So before actually doing the presentation in front ...
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Quad HD display on HP Spectre x360 running Windows

I want to by a new laptop and I am seriously considering Spectre x360 13-4005dx. There is one concern I have and that is the Quad HD Display. I have never used a Windows machine with that resolution ...
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get around legacy app resolutoion requirement on 4k

I am trying to run an old application (quickbooks timer) on a 4k monitor but the app requires 1080p or less. Is there a way to make it look to that app that the resolution is 1080p? I have looked ...
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Are video card resolution specs per-display or overall total when using multiple displays?

I'm an avid user of multiple monitors and have been contemplating an upgrade to a couple of 4k monitors. However I'm not sure how to interpret my video card specs or the specs of other cards I might ...
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Screen resolution on Linux

When Linux (kernel, e.g., 3.xx) boots, it starts to output messages on screen in 80×25 VGA mode but then switches to a mode which is hard for me to read. Unfortunately, from there on the system stays ...
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Cannot get max resolution for my Asus PB278Q monitor when I connect it to my dell xps 2710

I just bought an ASUS PB278Q high resolution monitor (2560x1440), when I connect it to my xps 2710 the max resolution I get is 1920x1080 I have/tried the following: I am using a 1.4 HDMI Cable I ...
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Multiple screens: Screen resolution

I just bought 27" screen and plugged it to my laptop. My laptop's screen resolution is 1920 x 1020. Earlier when I had different laptop I used to plug bigger monitor and extend displays. At that time ...
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Virtualbox resolution decreases when running full-screen application

I have a Windows XP virtual machine running on Windows 8, VirtualBox 4.3.12. I installed VirtualBox Guest Additions on the VM (Virtual Machine), which made the resolution fit my screen (1366x768). ...
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Clarification on laptop display resolution

In the MSI GP60 2QE LEOPARD Gaming Laptop the screen is 15.6 inch. The specs on the MSI web site states it has a resolution of HD (1366x768) /FHD(1920x1080). What does this actually mean? Does the ...
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Windows-8 how do I write a script to change the resolution?

I have a yoga 2 pro that comes with a high resolution display (2k I believe). This sometimes causes issues with programs not scaling properly which for the most part I can ignore. However I also ...
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Cannot set up my laptop with 2 monitors by using DualHead2Go on maximum resolution ( out of range error)

My system is: ASUS n56v laptop with Geforce GT 740m; HDMI and VGA outputs. Windows 8.1. I am trying to extend the desktop of my laptop by using two monitors (LG 24MP55 with capability of 1920x1080 ...
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Window manager e17 starts at different resolution

I have installed Bodhi 2.4 on an old system. After the installation the resolution was automatically set to 800x600. I used xrandr -s 1024x768 to change the resolution. But now the window manager ...
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Applications not fully realising the resolution has changed

I'm running the i3 wm under Arch, and regularly switch screen resolutions because of different external displays and just using the laptop screen. I have these two shortcuts that I use for this: ...
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How to have windows 8 windows adapt to a second screen lower resolution ? (surface)

I have a surface pro 3 (high dpi) with windows 8.1 and a second screen (normal dpi). When opening a window on a screen and switching this window to the other screen, it used to adapt gently. For ...
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Can't change resolution to 1680x1050

I am installing Elementary OS (I had the same issue with plain Ubuntu and Fedora, Mint and some other distros) on a Sony VAIO VGC-JS1E/S and everything works perfectly OK except I cannot change the ...
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Does 2K or 4K media look better than HD on 1080p monitor? [duplicate]

Imagine that I have 3 different quality versions of the same media on my computer. HD(1080p) version, 2K and 4K versions. And I have 1080p monitor. Can I see any difference between them on my ...
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My screen is blinking at 1920x1080

One of my monitors is HP 2211x and hes working perfectly using 1920x1080 resolution. But the problem is that ive bought today LG flatron W2243s and it seems that i cant get him to work at 1920x1080 ...
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How can I make OS X running as a guest in Parallels have a fixed resolution?

How can I make OS X running as a guest in Parallels have a fixed resolution? The reason is that I want to record a screencast and I want the screen to be natively HD, no stretching and no black bars. ...
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Can I safely replace a CRT monitor running at (1024x768) with a 21" TFT (1920x1080) HD monitor?

My archaic CRT monitor has a resolution of 1024x768. My GPU is an Intel 82945g chipset, CPU is P4, 1GB RAM running Windows XP. I want to replace the CRT with a TFT which comes with 1366x768 ...
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Which screen resolution is valid?

I used the answer to this question: from Tkinter import * root = Tk() w = root.winfo_screenwidth() h = root.winfo_screenheight() print w print h I get: 1920 1018 But when I use the answer ...
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Solving differing Windows 8.1's DPI issues

I am trying to extend my 13.9 3200x1800 (~264.14PPI) laptop with a 27" 2560x1440 (~108.79PPI) Dell Ultrasharp as top-down set up. But I am having issues with Windows 8.1's DPI scaling. Tweaking the ...
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Scanner and interpolation

I am using an Epson Perfection V370 scanner to scan handwritten documents. Epson says that the scanner has a maximum optical resolution of 4800 dpi. Now I understand that this is achieved without ...
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Change screen resolution without monitor under Linux?

I got a GUI program which will be executed along the OS (CentOS 6.6) boots. The resolution configuration is programmed in the init part of the GUI program, my solution right now is get the resolution ...
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Windows 8 HDMI Second screen not letting me set resolution to 1600x900 [duplicate]

I have a Hitachi TV which on HDMI input uses the resolution 1600x900. However, when I plug in my TV with HDMI, Windows automatically sets a resolution for me and only gives me 2 choices when trying to ...
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Increase resolution to 4K in VMware or Virtualbox

I Have a laptop with 4K (3860x2160) Display , But here is a lot of dumba$$ problems.A lot of software's is not compatible with 4k resolution. Also VMware Workstation and VirtualBox doesn't support 4K ...
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How can I restore my Windows File Explorer settings to original??? Why Metro apps do not work?

Well I'm having a bad problem... My file explorer for Windows 8.1 Enterprise is damaged! whenever I try to open a new window it's always not maximized, I don't know why, even after I close and open ...
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How do I get full resolution out of my monitor?

I have a Monoprice 27in IPS-ZERO-G Slim Monitor WQHD 2560x1440 - Dual Link DVI, VGA with a max resolution of 2560 x 1440 connected to a NVIDIA Quadro K620 video card. The Connection is as follows: ...
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Disable Intel HD Graphics(Baytrail) Overscan

I have a Windows 8.1 Tablet with an Intel Atom Z3735F SoC. This has an integrated Intel HD GPU. The tablet has an micro HDMI port at which i want to attach a tv. But on the tv i only get a signal with ...
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Change screen resolution and size of all items when a specific application starts

My problem is that I am using a hiDPI screen with resolution 3200x1800 but when I launch some specific application, I cannot use this resolution because the text is too small. I tried to change the ...
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Unable to change screen resolution on Debian 7 Server running without GUI in text mode

I am trying to change the screen resolution on a server running Debian 7 without a GUI. This is bare metal not a VM. I have tried the previous answer to this problem by adding the following settings ...
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Fix too high DPI causing extremely large text and graphics in desktop mode (but not in Modern UI) on a Windows 8.1 tablet

I have an HP stream 7. Resolution in metro looks perfect, but desktop mode is so low that I cannot change any settings. Please look at the screenshots. Any idea on how to fix it?
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Will a 27“ monitor over a 22”/24" one improve text readability?

I currently use a 22" (1920 X 1080) monitor from 2 ft away. I have to work with text a lot. In order to improve readability of text in my browser I started using add-ons like Blacken, No Small Text ...
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Forcing higher refresh rate on HDMI - bad for the system?

I have a laptop with Optimus technology: Intel HD Graphics 4600 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M. I'm able to add custom resolutions with the Intel GPU control panel. I know that HDMI 1.4a officially only ...
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Weird permanent square shows up on the desktop wallpaper in Windows

For some reason, when I change my resolution to something which it normally is (1080). A weird grey box/square appears in my wallpaper and doesn’t go away until I reboot. See screenshot: larger ...
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Issues with KVM switch and xrandr

I've got two computers routed through a VGA KVM switch to a 1920x1080 monitor. The input and output of the KVM are VGA. On one of the computers, there is only a single DVI-I output, so I've attached ...
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Increase screen resolution in VirtualBox guest without VirtualBox guest additions?

Without VirtualBox guest additions installed, the only screen resolution is 640x480: $ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default Screen 0: minimum 640 x 480, current 640 x 480, ...
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Windows 8 on MBPr won't scale full screen games

I run Windows 8 via Bootcamp on a 15" Macbook Pro Retina (with Nvidia GT750M). When I open any game that runs full screen, the game will typically force itself to use native resolution (2880x1800) or ...
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fedora 21 tigervnc resolution settings

I'm using fedora 21 remotely from Win7 remote desktop client. But the tigervnc screen resolution size is not properly set automatically. So I have to enter the following command every time after the ...
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turn a 16:9 monitor into a 16:10 monitor

The monitor in question is an Acer V233HL bd. I need to use an Android dongle with it (got no other native 16:10 screens to work with). Sorry if this is not the appropriate area to ask, could not find ...
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How do I get my laptop to recognise the new monitor so it displays correctly with Dell U2410?

I have a HP Pavilion Laptop. The monitor is broken. I have plugged in a Dell U2410 monitor with a HDMI plug. The display is too large I have tried changing the different resolutions but cant get it ...
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unable to manually change hdmi resolution when using a tv as a monitor

Recently i hooked up an old tv for use in my home studio. It is a 32" JVC LCD screen...pretty old: http://www.cnet.com/products/jvc-lt-32g80su-32-lcd-tv/specs/ What I want to do is to connect this TV ...
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Asus UX303LA Ultrabook trackpad and display issues

I just bought a new Zenbook and the trackpad is really annoying. It is somewhat unresponsive. In other words, I try to move the mouse and it does nothing half the time. Also, it feels "laggy". There ...
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Intel HD Graphics 3000: Screen resolution greater than panel's? [duplicate]

From time to time, I need to create screenshots at a resolution higher than the display of my laptop. It has two graphics cards, an Intel HD Graphics 3000, and an NVIDIA NVS 4200M. In the BIOS I can ...