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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Use 4K monitor in HD resolution to get clearer text

As I spend 90% of my time reading code and documentation and seeing the display quality of new tables and smartphones I realize that they are way above the text quality I see on my 23" HD monitor. By ...
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my screengrab is a different pixel size in photoshop to the browser

I am having trouble understanding why when I inspect an element in my browser (viewing at 100%) it gives me a pixel size which is different to the screengrab opened in photoshop. As you can see from ...
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How far can I resize a x264 video without blurriness?

I have an x264 video at 700x400 encoded at 1400 Kbps with High Profile Level 3 which I want to play at 1366 x 768 screen resolution. How far can I change or resize the video player window without ...
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Why do monitor resolutions of 1366x768 *and* 1360x768 exist? [duplicate]

My monitor's resolution is 1366x768. But I'm also able to configure it to 1360x768 (note the zero), thus implying that monitors of this size exist. Occasionally, when I plug my laptop into my TV I ...
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Does windows rescale to monitors of differing resolutions?

Here is the current resolution of my monitor : If I purchased a higher res monitor then will windows / graphics card auto re-scale everything to this new resolution ?
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Using an nVidia graphics adapter, how to change the color of the empty space on a display when using a resolution with a non-native aspect ratio?

I have to use a very old application in a DOSBox on my 16:9 screen that is powered by an nVidia graphics adapter. The application (obviously) has a 4:3 aspect ratio. I require the application to run ...
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Dell 4K P2715Q not really 4K or Intel Graphics psuedo emulation?

At a client's place they've insisted I use their setup which includes a weak dual core "i7" with Intel graphics and two Dell P2715Q monitors. Online the screens are advertised as 4K and they might ...
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Will 4k video look better than 1080p video on 1080p TV/monitor? [duplicate]

Topic Just wondering about this? If I play a 4k video on 1080p monitor/TV, will it look better than playing 1080p video on the same monitor/TV?
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Screen splits into three parts

When I start or restart my laptop (Windows 7 , 32 bit) every time my sceen splits into three parts , but sometimes when I change my screen resolution it comes back to normal screen. But now I'm not ...
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What happens when I display 1080p video on a x720 resolution setting?

This one puzzles me, and I'm looking for a very technical answer. Say I'm on YouTube and I chose 1080p for the video resolution. However, my screen's resolution is 1280x720. This means I'm ...
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Second display larger but lower res

I recently decided to start using a second monitor with my laptop, though the only problem is that it is a much higher resolution than my second monitor. Laptop = 3200 x 1800 - 14" Monitor = 1920 x ...
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Forcing higher “resolution” on MBP

Earlier today I noticed that if I check the Mirror Displays option when an external monitor with larger resolution than my mid-2012 MBP is connected the MBP display will "pretend" that it is the same ...
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Split monitor into virtual monitors

I'm searching for a solution to split one physical monitor into two( or more?) virtual monitors. Let's say I've a monitor (monitor_a) with the resolution of 1920*1080. Now I want this monitor_a to ...
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Set monitor “boundaries” on OSX?

I have a Dell 23" monitor. It got damaged and now approximately 7 centimeters from the right is completely black - all the way vertically (I guess pixels got burned or something), and I cannot use ...
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My 8600GT is outputting lowest video quality and strange colours

I just got an 8600GT 256MB from a yard sale. I installed in it one of my desktops but the screen started out with large red pixels, then a grid-like thing of white. When it finally when it loaded into ...
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Lowering the resolution of a webcam with generic drivers

I have a Genius WideCam F100 TL (1080p). Genius doesn't provide any drivers or configuration programs, only a bunch of (almost useless) utility programs because they state that it uses standard ...
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How to fix Windows 10 text size issues without restarting

I use a 2560x1440 laptop which I connect to a 27" 1080p monitor to work with. When I start the laptop disconnected, and then connect it, I get very slight blurring around everything, as if higher ...
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How to determine max supportable display resolution?

I'm trying to determine what is the highest monitor resolution that will be supported by a computer. System Win XP-era Compaq Presario SR1750NX that contains Radeon Xpress 200 integrated graphics ...
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Prevent Windows Explorer auto-resizing

When I play a game that changes the screen resolution to something that is less than the current, all the Explorer windows are resized to the game's resolution (i.e. it becomes smaller and I have to ...
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What is better for eyes: higher pixel density vs larger screen size?

I am usually spending over 8 hours a day using PC at worktime, that's why I want to buy a monitor that will be most comfortable for my eyes. I decided to buy 4K display since I usually buy such things ...
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Can I set custom resolution without stretching?

My 24" monitor has a native resolution of 1920x1200. Let's say for some reason I want to set it to 1920x1080. But if I use the default Windows 7's Screen Resolution window to set the resolution to ...
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Mouse cursor on multiple screens with different PPI

I'm using a 4K display along with a Full HD display with both almost the same physical size and it brings some mouse cursor problems to me working with it on the default Windows settings. As the ...
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How to make screenshot from a responsive design rendering without having it scaled by zoom?

I need a screenshot from our web application. It will go on a printed poster, so I need it in a high DPI version. I have a 96 DPI monitor, so a standard screenshot pixelates when printed. My solution ...
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What is the relation between bandwidth and resolution?

I want to encode a video in DASH format. I want to have multiple bitrate/bandwidth with multiple resolution. I'm still wondering: What is relationship between bandwidth and resolution? For example: ...
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IntelliJ IDEA dpi scaling

I have a Windows 7 computer with a 768p display. This means there is very little room for the content. Developing apps in Android studio is an absolute nightmare since, with all the side windows which ...
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My laptop thinks its screen resolution is 1280x800, but it's actually 1366x768. The bottom of the screen is cropped

Windows does not even list the 1366x768 screen resolution, and it's not a driver issue because the BIOS boot screen is showing cropped and shifted to the left. What can I do? I just turned on my ...
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Is a 15" laptop with full HD useable on a daily basis? [closed]

Or would I have to probably work on a lower resolution? I have a 17" and it is too big to transport around. Not sure if this is the right place to ask but google search listed it as the first place ...
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Changing resolution of Session0\Default desktop?

As part of a script running from a service, I want to automate some GUI tests. The application I'm testing requires the screen size to be full HD (1920x1080) or higher, but the size of the desktop ...
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Low level command to find supported screen resolution

I am trying to figure out what is wrong with a cheap VGA+USB KVM. It is supposed to support a max resolution of 1920 x 1080, however when I plug it (single PC connecter, the other usb/vga ports are ...
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Prevent AVCONV from upgrading A/V quality

I am trying to convert all video files of different formats and qualities into one semi-standard format. Thankfully avconv makes this reasonably easy. This is the command that I am using: IFS=$'\n'; ...
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How to purposely have the “Non Pnp Monitor” available on the resolution screen

I bought a TV to use it as a single monitor for my PC: (http://www.walmart.com.mx/TV-y-Video/Pantallas/30-a-39-Pulgadas/TV-Kodak_29-Pulgadas-720p-HD-LED_00081753701122) In the box it said it was ...
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Maximum multi-display resolution for Intel HD-520 & Nvidia 940M laptop

I'm considering a new laptop (ASUS UX303UB) that has Intel HD-520 graphics and has a discrete GPU in the Nvidia 940M. The believe the laptop has a mini-DisplayPort (1.2) and an HDMI 1.4 port. The ...
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Cannot get right resolution with Nvidia Linux driver

I am using the latest propriety Nvidia driver on Ubuntu 15.10. I currently have two screens attached to my GTX960. My problem is that one of them is connected through a VGA to DVI adapter and ...
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Downscaling Resolution

I was wondering if the resolution matters when downscaling. Basically - if I convert 1080p to 480p and 720p to 480p, would the results look the same since they are being downscaled to the same ...
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Reset windows resolution blind

I set my windows 10 pc 20 pixels over 1080p and the monitor won't accept the input. I now need to revert back to the previous / a lower resolution without being able to see anything.. Don't tell me ...
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How to improve screen resolution under Windows 98 working on a modern computer

I have a computer with Windows 7 (starter) and alongside that I installed Windows 98 on a small FAT partition on the hard drive (when I'm working in Windows 98, I boot the computer from a flash card)....
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Cant change resolution on MacBook Pro past 1920x1200

I am trying to set my new MacBook Pro 15" to it's 'retina' resolution of 2880x1800 but for some reason the highest I can set it to in the settings is 1920x1200. I have tried holding the alt/opt key ...
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Alternatives to save PowerPoint slide with high resolution (300dpi) in Ubuntu

I need to export a Power Point slide as a image (.png) with 300 dpi of resolution. I found this guide and this microsoft page with the way to do it. Both recommend a approach that change the ...
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Better resolution for 12x12" printing of pics [closed]

I downloaded some daisy pics which had poor resolution(320x480) for my needs( 12x12 inch print). I tried increasing the resolution with Windows' paint, but ended up with a blurred image. After ...
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Software too small on 4K resolution screen

So, I've had this laptop for some time, and am trying to use the software "ChessBase 12". However, everything is way too small. I know that this is a conflict with the 4K resolution of the monitor. ...
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Figure out monitor resolution and window sizing

I am having some trouble figuring out monitor resolution and window sizing in terms of physical size on the screen. Here's my current setup: 19" monitor 1280 x 958 resolution I have a program that I ...
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Text scaling issue with multiple monitors

I have recently acquired Dell u2515h (2560x1440), and decided to setup a dual monitor environment with my current LG W2453TQ (1920x1080). My plan was to use the dell monitor in portrait mode, but i ...
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Forcing a resolution on a computer without monitor

I have this computer running an embedded version of Windows 7 and it does not have any monitor attached. It is only accessed with VNC (alternatice for RDP) so a monitor is not needed. The problem is ...
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Why is my display on the HDTV clipping while using Windows 10?

This is the display on my second 32" screen. The bottom and the other edges seem to be clipping (I've shown the point from where the bottom clips). I am currently using 1360 x 768 as suggested by this ...
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VGA-split cable keeps resetting Monitor resolution: How to disable EDID on reboot Win 7?

so first my setup: My two monitors are plugged in via a vga Split device (https://www.conrad.de/de/renkforce-vga-splitter-kabel-20-cm-1388806.html), because my second graphics card output is broken. ...
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How can I export a one page word document into an image of a particular resolution?

How can I export a one page word document into an image of a particular resolution? For example, suppose I have a word document, it has some word art on it, it is one page, it has some pictures, some ...
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windows 7 sometimes resizes and moves open windows after having hibernated or switched to and from another user

Context: I have a desktop computer running Windows 7, an AMD HD7850 as its GPU and an Acer K272HUL QHD monitor. The monitor has been connected through DL-DVI-D and is now connected through ...
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How can I fix letterboxing / stretching?

I'm using a Samsung syncmaster 2032mw TV as a pc monitor, it works perfectly fine over vga but I want sound and there's no space / sockets for the speakers I have. I opted to use HDMI which is perfect ...
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What happens when you change video resolution on a player (netflix, youtube, vimeo)?

Of course the overall quality goes down and the bitrate is lowered, but is the actual pixel count lowered? If so, how? When you upload a video it is usually transcoded into various bitrates, but is ...
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Unable to diagnose a display related issue

I am facing a strange issue with my PC. I have had the resolution set to 2560 x 1440 on my display for as long as I can remember. I came back after a month away from home and when I turned my pc on , ...