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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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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What is standard A4 paper size in pixels for a given resolution?

Is there a standard size of A4 paper in pixels? Dimensions of A4 paper are 210mm × 297mm or 8.27in × 11.69in. For 600dpi resolution, I calculate the paper size in pixels like below: In imperial ...
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How do I change my resolution on my Mac to a custom size?

I want my Macbook to be 1280x720 for a certain thing I need to do, yet all the programs that do this cost money. Is there a free way to do within on Lion? NO: SwitchResX or whatever is not free.
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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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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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VirtualBox: have higher guest resolution than host resolution

Is there any way to have a guest machine have a huge resolution (like 3000x2000 or something) in VirtualBox? I'd like to be able to move around the desktop by scrolling around. It seems like it would ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I change my Mac screen resolution without scaling to fit my monitor?

I know how to change my screen resolution, but I'm looking for a way to display a 1280 × 786 region in the centre of my display, without it being stretched to fit my 27" monitor! My goal to record ...
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Increasing Screen Resolution to more than limit and scaling to origional

I have a laptop, with Screen Resolution - 1366x768 (most common) - I want to increase it further to 1600x900 (or higher), in the same ratio. I want to scale the higher resolution on my current screen ...
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Can't set correct desktop resolution on Windows 7 after playing Mirror's Edge

Ever since I launched Mirror's Edge, my entire system seems to think that my monitor is 1600x1200, when actually it's 1920x1080. The game would only go up to 1600x1200, Windows will only go up to ...
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Mac, VNC and multiple monitors

I asked a similar question here before but apparently I wasn't as clear as I had expected by the responses. That said, I'll try again. I have a Mac Pro with quad monitors which I would like to ...
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Fix screen resolution of macbook external monitor

I have a macbook 13" for about 3 years now, and last weekend I decided to format the disk and reinstall everything. Turns out that after reinstall Leopard, install all available updates, and connect ...
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Programs scaling small on high resolution display

I recently purchased an Acer Aspire S7-392. It has a 2560x1440 resolution display, and is running Windows 8.1 When I run programs, they do not increase their size in order to account for the small ...
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Custom resolution in VirtualBox Windows 8 with Guest Additions

I installed Windows 8 as a guest operation system, and I set custom resolutions with this command: VBoxManage.exe setextradata "Win 8 dev" CustomVideoMode1 1366x768x24 After installing guest ...
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Is it possible to make Windows only use part of my screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to trick windows 7 to use only a part of the screen The left 25% of my display is damaged, and I would like to make Windows not use this damaged portion of the ...
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Apply display magnification to just one monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual monitors on Windows 7 - How do I set a different DPI or text size on each monitor? I recently got a new work laptop. It supports a really high widescreen resolution ...
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Running a program with a custom resolution in Windows 7

In Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate when running a program I can select some option for compatibility's sake. I can run the program in 640X480 resolution, as shown below. Is there any way to run a program ...
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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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Does resolution matter in projectors if watching movies?

I can see the difference when projecting a computer screen (e.g., Windows desktop, start menu, etc) in a 800x600 Vs. 1280x800 resolution for example. But when watching movies is there going to be a ...
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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 to force a resolution on Windows 7

I have a machine with Windows 7 x64 and 2 screens. Both Samsung, a SyncMaster 2443NW (max 1920x1200) and a SyncMaster 2032MW (max 1680x1050) Problem is that the 2032MW on Windows 7 one only ...
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Advantages of “Premier Color” on a Dell 4k Monitor

I am buying a 4k monitor for my workstation. I am interested in the Dell 24 UltraHD 4K Monitor - P2415Q But there is also the Dell UltraSharp 24 Ultra HD Monitor - UP2414Q The only difference is ...
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Getting proper resolution with Windows 7 and older monitor

I'm trying to connect an older monitor (Starlogic M17ANA) to a newer system with Windows 7, but the only resolutions shown are 1024x768 and 800x600. I know the monitor is capable of 1280x1024, and was ...
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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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Shortcut to Windows 7 Screen resolution setting other than by right-click on the desktop

I regularly have to access the Windows 7 "Screen resolution" setting on a netbook with many full-screen windows open, often with bogged down CPUs. These are the usual necessary steps I have to ...
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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? Mainly wide ...
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Resolution - Why does an LCD TV look ugly as a monitor?

I extended my desktop to my 32" Emmerson LCD TV and set my resolution to the native 1366x760 which is 720P but things still look "ugly". The text is by far not as crisp as a monitor, however a 720p ...
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Change Server 2012 display resolution inside of a Hyper-V VM?

Running Server 2012 inside of a Hyper-V VM, clicking on "Display Settings" to try and change the screen resolution, but it says "The display settings can't be changed from a remote session". Anyone ...
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Should all monitors be at the same resolution in a multi-monitor setup?

I have heard that monitors of different resolutions will have problems in a multi-monitor setup, such as black lines appearing on the screen. Is this true?
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How to change login resolution in Ubuntu?

How do you change the resolution of the login screen in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)? Edit: keep in mind that I need to change the resolution of the login screen, as explained below.
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Eee PC Seashell series netbook screen is cut off at bottom no matter the resolution

I have an Eee PC 1015PE Seashell netbook running Windows 7 Home Premium with an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 (8.14.10.2230) with a "Generic Non-PnP Monitor" detected. I tried: Changing the ...
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Windows 8 Metro/Start resolution vs Desktop resolution

I am testing Windows 8 on my HTPC connected to a HDTV in my bedroom. The TV is 720p, but can scale down 1080i resolutions. I was running at 720p and the Metro/Start page wasnt working correctly. ...
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How to change resolution in ubuntu to unsupported resolution

I am trying to change resolution in ubuntu 10.04 ( as I am used to do in earlier versions) but It didn't works for me! I want to change the resolution to be 1024x768 (that doesn't appear by default ...
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How do you increase screen resolution in Windows 7?

I just purchased a new computer that I believe has an OEM version of Windows 7 installed. I am still using the same monitor and keyboard/mouse I used with my old Vista computer. The maximum ...
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Super large resolution on ubuntu server

I am using ubuntu server 10.04 on Amazon EC2 64bit. What I want to do is install a graphical user interface so I can view it using vnc or any other remote desktop, I am currently thinking of ...
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MacBook Pro 15in High-res hard to read. What setting should I change?

I just bought a new MacBook Pro with the high-res screen (1680x1050), but I noticed that all text is so small that to read it my face has to be like 18 inches away. When I adjusted the resolution to ...
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how to increase resolution of linux virtual box guest

I've got ubuntu installed on virtual box, on a windows7 host The default resolution for ubuntu is 800 x 600, how can I increase this? My windows7 resolution is high, this makes my virtual box ...
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OS X: Recovering from an incompatible screen resolution

I clicked on a screen resolution in OS X that was incompatible with my monitor and/or monitor cable. I can restart with the shift key held down and boot into a usable resolution, but if I restart in ...
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Incorrect monitor resolution

I am trying to install a new 23" widescreen monitor, and have some problems. It is an LG W2343T plugged via DVI into a NVidia GeForce 8800GT card. Win XP. Both card and monitor have latest drivers ...
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How to adjust the screen resolution in Debian?

I've installed Debian testing from netist image in a AMD Radeon system. I am using Xorg and awesome wm. The default screen resolution is 1024x768 while my screen supports 1366x768. I've tried xrandr ...
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Change Windows Resolution for Certain Program

So, I'm trying to run a game, and it only supports the resolution of 1280x768 (as well as a few lower ones) and my laptop (Windows 7) supports that resolution, as well as my normally used one of ...
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Triple monitor setup with one big and two half-sized portraited screens

At the moment, I'am equiped with a Benq XL2420T 24" LCD: The resolution is 1920x1080 with 120 Hertz refresh rate. I want to build something like this I saw somewhere on forums already, but didn't ...
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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, ...