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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Bigger picture on a computer display

I feel it more comfortable for my eyes to have all objects (e.g. fonts, graphics) on a screen larger. This is why I want to make the display show everything in larger proportion. Setting the display ...
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Connect 1080p LCD monitor to 1280x800 laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 with 1280x800 resolution. If I buy a 1080p LCD monitor can the resolution of the monitor be utilized if I connect it to my laptop?
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Why does changing LCD screen resolution (Windows 7) take several seconds? [closed]

Why does it take so long for a computer monitor to change resolution? Why does it take 2-3 seconds rather than, say, 50 ms? E.g. my current Windows 7 with strong GPU and 24 inch monitor takes 2-3 ...
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What about using a large modern LED TV as very large desktop display?

I explain. I am thinking about expand my desktop workarea. I am a software developer with 2 monitors (1280x1024). My first thought was buy 2 larger monitors (1920x1200) and use them in portrait mode. ...
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Win 10 (SP4) Iris Pro Graphics 540 - manually set resolution?

I can't get my monitor to run in 4096x2160. The highest available resolution listed in control panel is 3840x2160: Same when listing "all modes" from the graphics adapter properties in hardware ...
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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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Can I replace a laptop screen with one of a different resolution?

I have a laptop with a busted screen, so I am going to install a replacement. Does the replacement screen have to be the same resolution as the original?
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Why can't I get the right screen resolution in Ubuntu?

My screen resolution in windows and previous version of ubuntu (9.04) was 1152 x 864. But in Ubuntu 10.04 it gives me an option of 1024 x 786 and 1360 x 786, how can I change it to 1152 x 864 ? Is ...
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Badly sized form issue (form cut off)

I'm running Windows 7 with a screen resolution of 1980x1080. Occasionally I get forms from programs that appear to be cut off. Changing my screen resolution does not seem to solve the problem, and ...
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qemu: Set or force higher screen resolution than 640x480

I set up a virtual machine using qemu-system-arm (ARM emulation) running Debian squeeze. Now I have the problem that in the "Monitors" preferences, I can only select 640x480 as resolution. Tried all ...
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2560 x 1600 screen resolution not available when a second monitor is attached

I am running Windows 7 (64-bit edition) and have a 30" Dell 3007WFP monitor which runs at a screen resolution of 2560 x 1600. This works perfectly until I try to connect a second monitor, and then the ...
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Missing 16:10 resolutions with Nvidia drivers (Can't add resolutions)

I have a laptop with a Nvidia 9650M GT and used the drivers that Seven brought me. It works fine but Metro 2033 tells me that I have to upgrade my drivers to play the game. So I did it. But since I ...
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Mac OS X 10.5 VNC Resolution independent of hardware display

Is it possible to set the VNC display resolution that is independent of the hardware resolution when you are using OS X 10.5 Screen Sharing? I have a macbook and a windows box with 3 monitors. I'd ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 NoMachine Client-Side Resolution

I have been using OpenNX on a Mac to connect to a NoMachine 3.5 server on Ubuntu, and I was able to start a new GNOME session with the using the available screen area. However, this behavior changed ...
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display resolution 1366x768 for programming? [closed]

How is programming on a 15.6 inch laptop using this resolution? Unfortunately, I'm finding that all the laptops I'm considering use this low vertical resolution and I'm worried it'll affect my ...
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What is the maximum resolution that a Thunderbolt monitor can display?

The new MacBook Pro has a resolution of 2880 by 1800 pixels. I don't know how the GPU is connected to the monitor, but a more important question for me is: if there were standalone Retina displays, ...
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Does PAL has any resolution? [closed]

I'm trying to learn about analog video signals like PAL,VGA and S-video. I recently read about PAL signal It says Each PAL frame consist of 625 lines, 25 frames per second However It says ...
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Use of second monitor in an Intel GMA HD graphics card

I'm considering acquiring this laptop, which has an Intel GMA HD graphics card (a cheap pseudo-gpu), a HDMI port, and top resolution of 1600x900. I have a 1920x1080, 23.3 inches, monitor that I'd ...
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What is the right way to calculate 1080p 720p 360p 240p quality?

I'm working on a video hosting project and I would like to know if I'm converting my videos quality the right way. my equation is: newY=(y/x)*newX so 1080p is: 1080x460 than 720p 720x306 ...
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How can I resize a web browser to force screenshots at a specific resolution on Mac OS?

I want to take screenshots in a web browser so that the resulting graphic (.png, .jpg) is a specific resolution, for example: 1024 x 768 Besides adjusting my monitor resolution, is there any way to ...
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Do same size screens with different PPIs affect battery differently?

I was trying to find out if screens with different resolutions have different effects on the battery life. Around the net, I see a common answer as no to the question: "Will changing screen resolution ...
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Move Screen to Right Without Monitor Buttons

I have a monitor, which doesn't have buttons (quite unusual) and screen is moved to left for about 5cm. Any idea how to move screen from left to right?
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In VirtualBox can't get max display resolution for guest OS

I'm using VirtualBox with Windows 7 as the guest OS. However the max resolution setting I can get in the control panel is only 1264x602. How can I get up to the full HD resolution that I have in the ...
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Buying dual monitors of different size and resolution

I'm about to go choose a dual monitor setup: Is there any reason why I can't just walk out and buy the two TFT screens I like (a wide screen and a 'portrait' screen) and combine them? The wide ...
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1080p - MacOS X - Screen / Font rendering very bad

I have a MacBook Pro mid 2009 and a samsung SyncMaster B2230 monitor. I have connected them through the standard display port adapter and a DVI to HDMI connector cable. Now the display resolution is ...
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Windows background issue with two screens

I'm running Windows Vista 64-bit on a HP Compaq 6510b laptop with an external screen attached. The built-in screen has a resolution of 1400x900. The external screen has a resolution of 1920x1200. ...
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Can't run monitor at native 1080p resolution on Windows 7

I have a 24" ViewSonic VX2453 monitor that supports 1920x1080p, connected using HDMI. However at that resolution, the desktop goes off the screen. Using the Nvidia control panel, I have to set it to a ...
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Get a higher resolution on a remote Window-7 machine (via VNC)

I'm building a Windows 7 machine to be operated headlessly with VNC. I want to set the resolution to match the monitor that will be used (at 1680x1050) instead of the resolution of the monitor ...
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How deals Surface Pro 3 with HD monitors?

I've seen some videos on youtube where the Surface Pro 3 is connected on 4K monitors and it is working pretty good. I do not know very much about 4k technology and how the Intel HD graphics processor ...
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Ubuntu: Screen resolution doesn't fit size of monitor (Vmware)

I have just installed ubunto in Vmware Player and it works great, but all of the resolutions it gives me there isn't one to fill the entire screen. I was scouting around the net and found this, - ...
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What advantage does a 2400x600 dpi printer have over a 1200x1200 dpi printer?

I've seen laser printers with a resolutions of 1200x1200 dpi and, strangely, 2400x600 dpi. As the measure is dots per inch, not Kdots on a page or something (where a higher vertical resolution might ...
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Wallpaper in dual-monitors with different resolution

OS: WinXP I got 2 monitors with main one in 1280x1024 and the secondary in 1600x1200. When setting wallpaper in best fit, it will fit my main screen but leave a lot padding area in secondary. Since ...
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Windows Remote Desktop with auto-resolution changing

Is there any way of having windows remote desktop change the resolution of the remote system when I change the window size of the client on my workstation. I want to be able to fullscreen / window a ...
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Adobe Illustrator : export PNG of specific resolution

The title says it. When I try to export a png I get the following dialog, where I can choose the PPI, but not the resolution. Playing with the PPI around to get the right size could probably work, ...
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How do I find out a list of all possible resolutions that a monitor supports? [closed]

I am shopping for a new monitor. Every monitor I've seen lists its "maximum" resolution and/or its "recommended" resolution, but I'm unable to find a list of all possible resolutions. Take as an ...
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Cannot increase my screen resolution

I am trying to install my new monitor but my Graphics Adapter (Mobile Intel(R) 915GM/GMS,910GML Express Chipset Family) does not offer a resolution of 1920x1080 in the [Display Properties > Settings] ...
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Getting my desired resolution and refresh rate in Ubuntu

My problem: I cannot get my desired resolution and refresh rate in Ubuntu (10.04, Lucid). I want to run at the best my poor monitor can, which in Windows (XP through 7) is 1152*864 with a refresh ...
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What resolution can the eeePC 1001HA/1101HA handle with an external monitor plugged in?

I would like to buy a new Eee PC 1001HA or 1101HA. I know the max display resolution is: 1024x600 for eeePC 1001 1366x768 for eeePC 1101 But what's the maximum resolution of the graphic board when ...
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Windows 7 Virtual PC VM 16 Bit Resolution

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit with Virtual PC installed. My XP Virtual Machine screen resolution has 16 BIT 1024*768. I can't get it it 32 BIT. I've reinstalled the VM components but to no ...
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Screen resolution Insufficient [closed]

I downloaded the Windows 8 from Microsoft, which tested my hardware before allowing download. I fail to understand why it did not advise me that my resolution is not compatible. The installation ...
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How can I turn off display resolution auto-detection in Windows Vista?

At work I've 4 different computers connected using a keyboard/video/mouse switch. Quite often when I switch to windows vista the resolution is totally wrong and I need to get the screen properties ...
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Increase text size in Ubuntu 10.04 due to having large resolution/monitors

I have 24" dual monitors with 1920x1080 resolution on both of them. Consequently the text appears so small. I use the following text-intensive applications frequently: Web browser (Google Chrome) ...
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Remote Desktop Connection not going full screen

I'm using a Dell Latitude laptop with two external displays. When I make a connection in Remote Desktop (Windows 7) and maximize the window it only resizes to the max resolution of my built-in display ...
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How to make the text bigger and still crisp on Mac OS X with high resolution by default?

I have a Macbook Pro with display 1680 x 1050. The text displayed on the OS interface windows generally seems too small for my eyes. I'd like to set them generally bigger somehow. If I choose the ...
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Is it possible to change the wallpaper depending on screen resolution?

I have a laptop with a resolution of 1680x1050. At work I use 2x 1280x1024 monitors, and sometimes I present using a projector that is 1024x768. My wallpaper, that I made for 1680x1050, looks awful ...
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Problem setting command-line console resolution. vbeinfo in grub2 does not report all resolutions

I have a Asus EEE PC 1005P which I installed a Command-line system on using the Alternate Installer CD of Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. Altough I think this is a general linux and grub2 question. I do not have ...
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Is there a way to find the native resolution of an LCD monitor (without looking up the specs)?

Is there any way to detect/default to the native resolution for an LCD monitor (on Windows XP)? (this is an older monitor and I haven't found the documentation on it)
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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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Windows 8 start screen tile size issues with resolution 3840X1080

I have a Macbook Air 13" and bootcamp into Windows 8. In order to get 2 displays off the thunderbolt port, I connect my monitors using a Matrox Triplehead2Go DP edition. When I got new monitors the ...