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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Monitor position moves when I reboot; any way to fix that, or dynamically set it?

I've got Windows XP running with an NVIDIA GeForce 9400GT (with two monitors) and a DisplayLink adapter for a total of three monitors. During each reboot the third (DisplayLink) monitor changes its ...
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Installed Ubuntu, the max. resolution is 800x600

I installed ubuntu, but the screen size is very small 800x600. I can't change the setting, what could be the issue?
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Any method to resize my app's window on Mac (macbook) to 1600 x 1200 or 1920 x 1200?

I would like to make a screen capture for an app (Firefox), but I am using a macbook, so the display is at 1280 x 800. I think if I can somehow resize the window to 1920 x 1200, then I can use ...
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Just switched to widescreen monitors — what should I do with all this extra width?

I just switched from two 19" monitors running 1280 X 1024 to two 22" monitors running 1680 X 1050. If I run typical apps full screen now, they tend to have a lot of unused white space. Examples: I'm ...
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How can I rotate my display orientation by 90 degrees?

I want to use my HP Mini as an eBook reader, but I would like to hold it like a book and rotate the screen. Ctrl + Alt + Arrow Keys does not work on this model.
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Windows 7 High resolution

In Windows XP it was possible to set the screen's resolution even higher than supported, so, if I wanted, I could set a very high resolution seeing teeny characters and have a huge screen. When I ...
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Mirrored monitors of different resolution

I want to purchase a 32" HD TV to use as a larger mirrored display for my PC. The problem is, my PC monitor is 16:10 and therefore has a resolution of 1920 x 1200, but the TV is standard 16:9, 1920 x ...
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Why would a CRT monitor stop displaying higher resolutions for one computer?

I have problems displaying resolutions above 640x480. Until recently the very same computer, graphics card and monitor used to operate just fine. On another computer the monitor still works as ...
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Will a bigger monitor with the same resolution have an impact on performance?

I'm aware that when you increase the resolution of a monitor you tend to see a drop in frames per seconds when running 3d applications (like games, for example), but do you also see a drop in ...
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Laptop changes resolution when the lid is closed/opened

i've had a problem for the last couple of days where the resolution on my laptop changes when i close the lid i'm running windows xp professional sp2 on a dell inspiron 1501 the video chip is an ati ...
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Windows 7 screen resolution

I have an HP110 netbook with Intel 945 Express graphics chipset. The basic screen resolution is 1024 x 576. When this machine had Windows XP installed, you could go into the graphics properties, ...
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Small monitor form for 1280x1024 resolution

Based on the size and resolution of my Macbook (screen 11.25in x 7, resolution 1280x800), you should be able to get 1280 x 1024 resolution on a monitor with a diagonal size of about 14.5 inches. ...
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How can I change console shell's resolution in ubuntu 9.10

How can I change console shell's resolution?, by this i mean the shell when you ctrl+alt+F1. I'm running Ubuntu 9.10, i thought this could be done by changing grub's menu.lst file by with grub2 i ...
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Set DPI of individual applications in Windows

Is it possible to set the DPI of individual applications in Windows? I want to increase the DPI of one or more applications but not the entire system. Can this be done?
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Will I notice any difference between displays of different sizes but same resolution?

This might be a bit subjective, but I'm curious what the community opinion is on this. I'm in the market for a new laptop and I've narrowed my choices down to either a 14" or 15.6" model from the ...
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Linux HAL Screen Resolution

I just got myself an EEE PC and whacked Arch Linux on there. It's humming away nicely. Kudos to Asus on this fine machine. One thing that slightly annoys me is the screen resolution. With the font ...
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Why would Windows 7 installation on Laptop have blurry screen resolution?

I had Windows 7 on my ASUS X51R laptop, and the screen resolution was fine. I just reinstalled Windows 7 on the same laptop and the screen resolution is fuzzy, it is usable but the characters are ...
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Can't set 1280x1024 on Ubuntu with Nvidia Geforce 8400 GS

FINAL UPDATE: Here is the best solution that I found after going through this problem lots of times. The question below is outdated because as it turns out the computer is not the problem; the ...
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How do I improve my screen resolution in Windows Remote Desktop?

I'm RDP'ing into a Win2K3 machine from a WinXP machine, and I cannot stand the low screen resolution I get on the Win2K3 box. Text is too large and the graphics/colors aren't very smooth. How do I ...
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Netbook Screen Resolution on OpenSuse

I've just installed OpenSUSE 11.1 on my Elonex Webbook as I want to start playing with Mono. Unfortunately, there seems to be some problem with the video card, and it only seems to recognise it as ...
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Resolution issue

My harddrive crashed and I recently got a new one and re-installed Windows XP. When I am in windows, it will not allow me to change the resolution to anything other than 640x480. I think that it ...
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Why would all display pc monitors in a store be fuzzy and blurry?

I went to a store the other day (MediaMarkt, Berlin) looking to buy a second pc monitor. They had a wall full of PC monitors and you could choose which test application you wanted the monitors to ...
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Why does 1080p through a VGA cable fit my HDTV but is oversized when through an HDMI cable?

I have put together a new PC with a XFX GeForce GTX 260 graphics card and have it connected to my HDTV. First, I used an old VGA cable with a DVI to VGA adapter and plugged it in to my HDTV's VGA ...
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Second monitor with laptop doesn't go to full resolution

I have a Dell Latitude D520 with Intel 945GM chipset on board and WinXP. I started working with an external monitor a while ago (Gateway EV910). Initially everything seemed to work ok, and I was able ...
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Change the resolution from bash for Cent OS

I changed the resolution of my monitor in KDE but it doesnt fit the screen and it shows an out of range problem is there anyway to reset or change it back from bash?
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How to change resolution on Vista when it keeps booting to an unsupported resolution?

I have a Vista machine that used to be hooked up to a widescreen monitor, I moved and no longer have the monitor and planned to just hook it up to my widescreen TV's VGA input jack. I can see the ...
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Can I replace my laptop screen with another one with a higher resolution?

I currently own a HP EliteBook 8530p laptop. The screen resolution is 1280x800. This is way too low for my standards, so I'm considering ordering another laptop screen with a higher resolution (for ...
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Screen off the monitor

Just got a brand new Samsung SyncMaster 2233sw, a welcome change to my super old crt I used to have. The problem is that the recomended screen resolution is 1920x1080 and any other resolution looks ...
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Vista Screen resolution Changes when Switching Users

I regularly have a problem when switching between users in Vista - the screen resolution drops down to 800x600. If I try to set the resolution back to the maximum, it says nothing, but just keeps it ...
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On Ubuntu 9.10, where is the xorg.conf file in Karmic Koala?

I am trying to change this xorg.conf file that I used to modify under Ubuntu 9.04, so it can have the higher resolutions of my monitor. Under 9.04, the monitor was unknown, and I had to key in all ...
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Windows 7 display profiles shortcuts for switching monitor setups

I have 3 monitors attached to my 8800GTS, which can only use 2 at a time. I use 3 different setups: single screen (1) dual screen (1+2) single screen + TV out (1+3) having to click screen ...
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Change screen resolution to exceed the maximum on Windows 7

I want to run the Microsoft SDK Simulator on Windows 7 but it requires 1280 x 960 or greater, whereas I have just 1280 x 800 on my laptop. I remember when using Windows XP it give me a lot of choices ...
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On Windows XP - Change monitor resolution based on which user is logged in?

In Windows XP Professional, each of our family members are listed as icons at startup. Is there a way to have the system change the monitor resolution based on the family member? For example, if ...
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How to merge pdf:s using Imagemagick (resolution problem)

When I try to merge two .pdf files using Imagemagick convert pdf1.pdf pdf2.pdf temp.pdf the resulting temp.pdf file seems to have very low resolution. How can I keep the resolution same as in the ...
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LCD resolution interpolation quality

How good are recent LCDs at non-native resolutions? I'm considering replacing my old CRT with a 20" LCD but I'm not planning on changing CPU or graphics card soon, so my games would have to run at ...
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Software for cutting/resizing/joining videos?

I need a free software for Windows Vista that can split my videos, merge them and resize the resolution. These are the features I need. Features like conversion from one format to another would be ...
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Increasing maximum VGA Output Screen Resoluton on Ubuntu 9.04

I just reinstalled Ubuntu with 9.04 on my laptop coming from 8.04. I have the laptop connected with a VGA output on the laptop to my flat screen monitor, which turns off the laptop screen. Everything ...
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Laptop screen resolution advice - how dense is too dense? [closed]

I'm currently in the process of deciding what kind of laptop I want to buy. I pretty much have it narrowed down to particular model that has a 15.6" screen. I have a little bit of a dilemma with ...
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Capture a screenshot of a computer game at a resolution higher than the screen resolution

I work for a company that makes software to display 3d visualisations. We often grab still images from this software to use in printed media but clients often request the images be print quality and ...
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Lenovo T60 maximum resolution issue with Windows 7

I just replaced the LCD on my Lenovo T60 running windows 7. The LCD works just fine but windows is reporting the maximum resolution as 1024x768 when it should be 1280x1024. I've tried uninstalling ...
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Changing screen-resolution by ubuntu console

I changed my ubuntu screen-resolution and now it's everything black and I can't change it againd to the old resolution. What do I do? Thank you.
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Can nvidia ION's HDMI output to 2560x1600p ? (geforce 9400m, Aspire revo R3600)

Will the Aspire revo R3600 output to a "30-inch monitor (Samsung SynchMaster 305T) at 2560x1600 pixels with DVI-D-DualLink input" if I put a "HDMI to DVI-D-DualLink adaptator" on the HDMI port of ...
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Does my integrated video suppport 1920x1080?

I just got a new monitor (Dell S2209W) which requires 1920x1080 resolution. I'm running vista (business) and using an Intel integrated video. When I go into my display settings there is no option ...
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Change resolution from command line in virtual box

In virtual box, how can I change the screen resolution from the command line? (Or if there's one for any type of computer, that might work too).
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Dual monitors on Windows - How do I set a different DPI or text size on each monitor?

My laptop is a 15" wide screen running at 1600x1050, and in addition to that I connect an external 19" LCD which runs at 1280x1024. The problem with this setup is that if I increase the text size to ...
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How to do a Powershell (or other) script to change screen resolution?

How can I script a screen resolution change, for example to 1024*768?
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Is it possible to increase the resolution of an image without using expensive softwares?

I just wanted to know if it is possible to increase the resolution of an image (or you can say increase the quality of an image) using some simple software? If yes, then some guidelines are most ...
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Ubuntu Screen Resolution

How do I change the screen resolution in Ubuntu? I am dual booting Vista and Ubuntu. The preferences tab only has one resolution option for my computer.
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CRT native screen resolution problem on Windows 7

In my desktop W7 PC with 8800 GTS and latest drivers, I cannot truly change the display resolution as Windows just 'boxes' lower resolutions on the native resolution of 1280x1024x85Hz (e.g. running a ...
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VGA resolution with Sony Bravia TV

I just bought Sony Bravia KDL40S5100 tv. The VGA input is acting weird. I have a Gateway desktop with Windows 7 and Intel 945 graphics. I also have a laptop running Ubuntu 9.04. The TV will not ...