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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Custom Screen resolution

I use a samsung netbook with intel atom N2100, the recommended resolution is for the netbook is1024x600 but i want to increase the screen resolution to 1024x768. I tried to use the intel graphics ...
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Windows 10 Font blurry 125% scaling

It's kind of hard to read sometimes so I have scaling set to 125% on 1920x1080 resolution. ClearType doesn't fix this I tried turning it on and off. Everything looks great and fine (Explorer, ...
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Is there any way to make webpages fit my 1024×768 screen?

These days a lot of web pages are suited for wide screen monitors, but despite living in 2015 I still use a 1024×768 CRT monitor! So other than buying a new monitor is there any way to make web pages ...
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is it possible to replace my laptop screen with a higher resolution screen? example: from 1368x768 to 1280x720 [duplicate]

I have a 5 years old Toshiba L505 core i3 laptop with these specifications http://i.imgur.com/NoMXonh.jpg?1 My screen is getting dimmer and colors aren't realistic anymore thus I'm using this ...
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Linux Mint 17: No 1366x768 Resolution

When I installed Linux Mint 17 for the first time I was facing some freezes and I solved that issue by installing nvidia-304-updates driver. But now my native resolution 1366x768 is not available in ...
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Why does 1366x768 resolution exist?

I know that there's a previous question about this (here: What's with the 1366x768 resolution for laptops/notebooks?) But it doesn't have any real answers despite having been viewed 12,400 times, ...
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Stretch wallpaper across screens of different dot pitches, maintaining geometry (Windows 7)

I found a program called "Dual Wallpaper" that allows me to stretch pictures across monitors. However my monitors are different dot pitches (the one on the left is 24" 1920x1200, and the one on the ...
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X Error: BadMatch when adding widescreen resolution to Ubuntu

Problem: I upgraded my monitor from 1680x1050 to 2560x1080. In nvidia-settings the maximum resolution I can set is only 1920x1080, leaving a substantial gap on each side of the monitor. The display ...
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Can't change resolution to 1680x1050 on Windows 8.1 PC

My GPU is an AMD Radeon HD 7790, which I've used for a while but my PC crashed earlier and since rebooting I cannot get Windows to run in 1680x1050; there is no option for it either in Screen ...
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how can i change graphics setting from tablet to a 17 screen in windows 8

I have a Lenovo 17 inch screen computer with windows eight. The highest resolution is 1336 X 768 and i see it is set for table. How can I reset to a get a greater resolution eg. 1060 X 900
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High resolution resulting in small program icons

My new laptop has 2880 x 1620 screen resolution which is nice, but some programs aren't able to function correctly at this resolution which means the icons and text are sometimes impossible to select. ...
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Is DPI over 600 useful for text quality? [closed]

There are many cheap color laser printers. When it is color, the text quality should be worse than a similar monochrome laser printer. I need some color graphics, but my main need is high quality ...
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Slow-down of Web Applications due to Windows DPI Scaling?

I have increased DPI scaling from 100% to 125% to improve display readability. The result looks quite pleasant on my 24" screen (resolution 1920 x 1200). Now, a colleague warns me that certain web ...
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Generate hundreds of resolutions from a single image

I'm working on a project where I need a single image in multiple resolutions. Lucky enough the image is identical width/height resolution and would work well with all resolutions with the same height ...
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How can I change my screen resolution without moving icons, like “Run in 640 x 480 screen resolution” compatibility setting

The title explains most of my question, but I'm going to go more into detail. There is a game that I play that only runs in windowed mode at a certain resolution. Whenever I change my display ...
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Macbook Pro and Acer external monitor text rendering

I just purchased this Acer B276HUL 27 inch IPS monitor from amazon and connected it to my Macbook Pro (late 2013 with retina display) with a thunderbolt to display port cable. The resolution of the ...
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Windows 8.1 1024x600 not available

I installed windows 8.1 on my netbook, acer aspire one ao531h-0bk which has a highest resolution of 1024x600. However I went to Screen resolution settings and I noticed that the resolution was ...
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pc to tv ( black screen)

I have a desktop PC and recently I tried to connect it to the TV instead of the monitor. My monitor uses the resolution 1280x1024 (5:4 ratio) and the TV uses 1366x768 (I guess this is the right ...
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Keeping windows maximized/on screen when changing resolution

I have two monitors on my desktop (Windows 8.1 Pro), and I sometimes play older games from GOG or wherever that change the screen resolution for the monitor they're open on. This is no big deal; ...
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How can I fix resolution/screen size issues when connected to a server via RDP?

We had someone in who needed to do some work on our server but when his laptop connected to it via RDP it made the resolution/screen size go all weird. Here are some screenshots as you can see some ...
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When no monitor connect , the resolution can only be 1920 * 1080 in 30hz?

I am using windows 7, and ati 7850 display card. I would like to use the computer without monitor , and when I use teamviewer to control it, I found that the monitor detect is VGA , and the maximum ...
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Internet Explorer 11 in a terminal (kiosk) with low resolution

We are currently using Porteus Kiosk (Linux) on our terminals. The terminal boots and starts with Firefox open on the default page (our client’s web address). Now we are considering switching to ...
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xrandr fails to change screen resolution on Arch Linux

I have a dual-monitor setup in my notebook, which is running Arch Linux with Gnome 3 as Desktop Environment. My graphic card is Intel HD Graphics 3000 and my external monitor (VGA1) is a Philips ...
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Changing Display Resolution of Surface Pro 3 when Docked/Undocked

I recently got a Surface Pro 3 for work. I have it connected with two external monitors and and using the Surface in the dock as a third monitor. The monitors are set for 1920x1080 and text is ...
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Is it possible to fake a higher resolution?

I have a laptop whose monitor can only display up to 1366 by 768. However, I know that my Intel Integrated Graphics card can display up to 1920 by 1080. I wish to force my resolution to 1920 by 1080. ...
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CentOS screen resolution on VirtualBox

I still have the same issue, and I stuck here for 2 days. Background: Install CentOS 6.6(64 bit) on VirtualBox 4.3.28. Already installed Guest Additions. The mouse works pretty fine after GA ...
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Save desktop configuration (multi-monitor and/or external monitor)

My laptop using a 1920x1080 resolution for the desktop. When I load Visual Studio or Google Chrome or something else, I expect the window layout to be "just so". Every now and then I would like to ...
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XFX Radeon R9 270x low resolution

I just installed a XFX Radeon R9 270x but finding that I am only maxing out screen solution at 1920x1080 with HDMI connection. OS is Windows 7 using a Dell U2713HM screen (which can handle ...
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Windows 10 resolution in Parallels on retina Macbook

I've seen several posts about Windows 10 (and 8/8.1) scaling up on retina Macbooks, but none really outlining everything or answering my question directly. I've got a 13" retina Macbook Pro, running ...
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Intel Atom D525 Display Settings

On my Cenbrobox with the following configuration: Intel® Atom™ CPU D525 @ 1.80GHz × 4, RAM 4GB,64-bit, Intel® IGD Ubuntu 15.04 on Display Settings I get Unknown Display and I can not change the ...
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Trouble - I see websites differently than others - DPI?

I have troubles displaying different elements on my PC. Obviously my PC renders websites differently than other PCs in our office. This is huge problem for me since my programming and desing isn't ...
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Internal screen resolution changing with external monitor

Windows is telling me that my laptop screen (screen 1 in the below images) remains the same resolution when a smaller monitor (screen 3) is utilized; however, the image presented is larger and ...
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How to upgrade max screen resolution on Ubuntu

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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What are the downsides of not using the monitor's native resolution?

I have a LED monitor, which is used with a computer running Windows. What are the downsides of not using the monitor's native resolution?
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Increase resolution for debian guest in virtualbox

I have a windows 7 host and a debian 8 guest. I already installed virtualbox-guest-utils virtualbox-guest-x11 virtualbox-guest-dkms as described in ...
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Windows' recommendation for monitor's resolution: what's the basis?

In Windows, a resolution is recommended for each monitor. What's the basis of this recommendation, .i.e how does Windows decide what the recommended resolution?
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laptop does not support monitor native resolution (2560x1080)

I have a LG 29UM65-P monitor with 2560x1080 resolution. I try to show my laptop display on this monitor with HDMI cable, but the max supported resolution in the Windows settings is 1920x1080! My ...
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What does “address resolution at the byte level” mean?

Here is the problem I am working on The Problem :A high speed workstation has 64 bit words and 64 bit addresses with address resolution at the byte level. How many words can in be in the address ...
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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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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 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 ...