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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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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After screen replacement, why do brightness changes take effect immediately instead of gradually fading up or down as before? [closed]

After changing my laptop screen due to some issues its brightness dropped immediately into new dimmed brightness. My first screen was slowly dropped into new brightness.
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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 ...
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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 ...