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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Need to change MS RDP client display size all the time

I work with a laptop, which has its own display of resolution AxB, but is often connected to a monitor using resolution CxD. Now, when I connect from this laptop to some other machine using RDP, I ...
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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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Desktop resolution does not change when game resolution changes, result black borders

I'm using Windows 8.1 on my Asus N56VZ laptop with the latest graphics drivers installed (nVidia and Intel) and am having trouble when playing games where if I change the resolution of the game to ...
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How to have bigger text in Windows Explorer only?

I am running Windows 7 with recommended resolution of 1366x768. I am finding the font in explorer really small and painful. If I increase the font size from control panel EVERY software gets an ugly ...
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HP G61-110SA screen upgrade possible?

I have an aging HP G61 laptop that I have been considering replacing. The main limitation that bothers me is the screen resolution (1366x768), as I do a lot of programming and like to be able to have ...
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Resolution scaling reduces quality

I got a Macbook Air and the native resolution is 1440 x 900 which is very clear and crisp. The problem is the text and ui elements are tiny at that resolution. So I changed the resolution to 1280 x ...
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How to make SVG in Inkscape really scalable?

I wanted to know how to make SVG from a raster picture in Inkscape. I am in Wikipedia which uses lot of SVG's so I want to make a few. I know how to track those PNG and export the bitmap results as ...
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Plasma TV wrong resolution

My tv's got a native resolution of 1024x768. Windows 8.1 allow me to choose 2 values for the resolution: 1280x720 or 1920x1080. Actually, when I put VLC in full screen mode, I can't see the volume ...
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How can I make the Windows 8 desktop scrollable?

My Windows 8 tablet PC has a small 1366x768-pixel screen. Many dialog boxes, windows, and widgets cannot be used properly because they are too large and get cut off the screen because they were ...
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Ubuntu stuck in low graphics mode

After I used my Ubuntu 12.04 connected to a LCD projector, I get a notification about low graphics mode and I can't find the login screen. This happens even after restart. I've tried various ways ...
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Possible to have super-high resolution monitor, and auto-focus eyeglasses? [closed]

I was thinking about if there was a super high resolution monitor - like 16 times more pixels than standard high def tv, would it be possible to set the font sizes really small on apps that run on the ...
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Changing Windows' perceived native resolution

Is there any way of changing Windows' perceived native resolution? The reason for asking, is that I would like to use 1440x900 resolution on my retina macbook (2880x1800 native), in order to achieve ...
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Why does Windows DPI scaling make screen elements look different?

One of the things that aggravate me about Windows DPI scaling is that it doesn't truly stretch out the whole desktop 1:1. Below are visual examples of what I mean. The top image is Windows at ...
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Rendering Windows 7 at 1366x768 but outputting 1024x768 resolution to display (using AMD HD7770)?

I have a Samsung 720p plasma with a native resolution of 1024x768, which is a non-square pixel format (4x3 resolution on 16x9 display). Running Windows at 1024x768 looks nice and sharp, but the ...
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Resolution for Login Screen and Logged-In State appear different, any way to set them to the same?

I've got what I think is an interesting occurrence. I've got Windows 7 Home Premium x64 on my system, here. (It dualboots with Linux, but that's irrelevant for this question). The screen resolution ...
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Explain the correlation between PPI and resolution

I understand this is a very novice question to ask but I just want to make sure I have a firm grasp on the concept(s) Resolution is how many pixels displayed on a screen by height x width. How does ...
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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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VGA to PAL on Intel HD

I got a i5 Laptop computer with integrated Intel HD graphics card. I want to connect to a large CRT TV which has a PAL composite video input (yellow RCA jack!) and three inputs labeled DVD component ...
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New screen: resolution so small I can't uninstall/reinstall drivers

Trying to set up an HDMI TV as the only screen on a Windows XP box, replacing an old monitor. The problem is, plugging the TV into the video card, the default resolution is so small that I can't ...
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Trying to find max resolution for AMD card

I am attempting to buy a large monitor for my younger brother for Christmas. I want to be sure his computer is able to support resolution beyond 1920x1080. He has an AMD A6-3650 APU with Radeon HD ...
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VirtualBox sometimes changes machine autoresize settings

Ok, so here's the problem - When I install VirtualBox (Host os: Mac os X 10.8.4) drivers on guest OS, be it Windows or Linux, Virtualbox allows to automatically resize guest os's resolution to fit ...
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Can someone explain to me the correlation between bit rate and frame rate?

I understand the higher the FPS, the smoother the image will look at your current resolution. This also corresponds to refresh rate over the monitor. Your FPS can only go as high as your refresh rate ...
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Shifting horizontal/vertical position of display in software

I have an LCD monitor (a BenQ XL2420T) hooked up to a modern NVidia video card via a DVI-D connection and running at its native resolution of 1920x1080. I'd like to change the horizontal and vertical ...
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Simulate 1600x900 resolution in 1920x1080 monitors

In our company we have some 1920x1080 monitors. Those PCs are running Windows 7 and built in graphics card (Intel HD graphics). For our client requirement, we need to test certain feature of a ...
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How to tell Windows 8 to not “upscale” the display size?

My actual problem is that in a multiple monitor set-up, my second monitor is more than 4 years old, and its maximum (and optimal) display resolution is: 1680 x 1050. Windows 8 itself detects this size ...
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Faking screen resolution given to website

I would like to ask you how to fake screen resolution given to web page. I've just kept trying googling it for 20 minutes to no avail. Thank you in advance.
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windows 8 resolution bug

I have a problem with windows 8 resolution. It is set to 1920x1080 but it displays less! the image shows the actual size I get in firefox. (the height is the available one, full height-firefox menus). ...
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1366x768 native display resolution on a GT720m - battery life + performance advantage over 1080?

So I am aware that the GT720m can handle resolutions a lot higher than 1366x768. - up to 2560x1600. My laptop is coming with a 1366x768 as it's native and max resolution due to the display/led ...
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same laptop model - different supported resolutions - eg. U530

I am looking at the Lenovo U530 laptop. for certain reasons, I have to pick my laptop from the Lenovo Canada site. The Lenovo Canada site ONLY has the U530 in 1366x768 resolutions. While the US ...
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Custom resolution on OS X

The only relevant link I found on the internet is the following: How do I change my resolution on my Mac to a custom size? The answer is outdated - "Summary of link: the article links to four tools ...
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New Samsung monitor looks blurry connected to my PC

I just setup a new Samsung LED Monitor. The T24C550 model. I installed the driver that came with it (which is the latest). I updated my video card drivers to the latest edition. I'm connected via ...
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Cannot set Max Screen Resolution of 2560x1440 with DELL U2711 Monitor

I have a DELL U2711 Monitor (27" Inches) with a Nvidia GTX 460 video card. The monitor can reach 2560 x 1440 max and the Video card 2560 x 1600 max. But The monitor only reaches 1680x1050. If I use a ...
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Set the resolution of the extended screen in Ubuntu 12.04

I am working on Ubuntu 12.04 with extended screen. One of the screens is set to the resolution of 1600×900 (16:9) and the other is set to 1360×768 (16:9). I have the latest NVIDIA ...
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How can I get my 1080p Plasma TV to display lower resolutions when connected to my gaming pc?

I have a Panasonic TC-P42G15 Plasma HDTV, which is hooked up to a Windows 7 PC via HDMI cable. This works just fine as long as the PC is set up to 1080p resolution. The problem is I want to play ...
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When connecting laptop to TV via HDMI and opening any game resolution changes to 1080p

I want to play games in 1366x768 resolution since my TV is not full HD, but when I open any game it changes to 1920x1080 and the display does not look great. I have changed the resolution in the ...
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Laptop monitor is 1366x768 but second screen is 1080p. why?

I have an Asus K53E which has an Intel 3000 graphics chipset. Why is the laptop's resolution 1366x768, but the the second monitor it's connected to is 1080p?
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Remote Desktop Zooming

Using Remote Desktop from a device with a hi-res screen (say, a Surface Pro) is decidedly tricky - as everything displays 1:1 scale and so looks tiny. If the machine you are remoting into runs Server ...
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Fake / virtual monitor in Windows 7?

I have a 1440x900 monitor and I want to do some video capturing at to 1080p, WQHD, 4K, etc using my same setup without having to fork out on higher resolution monitor. One idea is to extend the ...
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How can I avoid Windows 8.1 resetting my font size?

I am using Windows 8.1 on my laptop, which has a 15.6" screen with resolution 1366x768. I measured the screen with a ruler and calculated its DPI, which is 101. Therefore, I have set the scaling to ...
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How to play back a YouTube video at the exact size it was recorded?

Is there an easy way (I probably know of an hard way, which I'll explain later) to play a video from YouTube at the exact size the video was recorded? (admitting that I've got a screen whose size is ...
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How can I preserve the max screen resolution on my external monitor without inducing a magnification effect?

I have a new Dell Lattitude E6540 connected via HDMI to an Asus VH236HL. In both cases, the native resolution is 1920x1080, however the Dell has a 15.6" screen and the Asus has a 23" screen. As a ...
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Mavericks screen resolution won't save

I just updated my OS with Mavericks and am having a weird issue with it. When I go into my display settings I see that the default option is to have the screen resolution set as "Best for display" I ...
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How do I change the scaling options in AMD Catalyst Control Center?

I've just switched out my old GTX 470 for a new ASUS Radeon R9 280X and now when I choose the resolution 1920 x 1080 it doesn't fit my 1920 x 1080 monitor. It just doesn't fill up the whole screen and ...
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Black Bars Around My 1920x1080 Monitor

My Computer has an AMD A8 5500 Quad-Core processor with a AMD Radeon HD 7350 and i updated it from Windows 8 to 8.1 and now I have black bars around my monitor. The system has AMD Vison Control ...
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How to run Fujitsu P27T-7 LED monitor in its not native resolution and have perfect fonts rendering

My problem is completely opposite to anything I could find as I need to run my monitor in its NOT native resolution and have perfect font rendering. I recently got myself Ultra HD 2560x1440 27 inch ...
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Can a full HD monitor work with nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430 on a VGA connection?

My PC runs on a AMD Athlon Dual core processor with 2 gb RAM. The graphics card is Nvidia geforce 6150se nforce 430. I had connected my Viewsonic LCD monitor to it using a VGA cable but the monitor ...
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How to make DPI Scaling lower than 100% in Windows 8.1

There are a lot of articles with how to make older version of windows with DPI scaling under 100%. But when I try those methods on Windows 8.1 it is automatically returning me to 100% dpi after ...
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How can I make Windows Server 2012 R2 like Windows 8.1?

I installed Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter on my Sony VGN-Z56TG laptop. After I finished installing it, I noticed that some features in Windows 8.1 were missing from it, and some other limitations. ...
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Is it Possible to Increase Display Resolution for OS X Maverick

The new OS X Maverick operating system has reduced maximum display resolution from 1920 x 1200 in Mountain Lion to 1680 x 1050, which is a SIZABLE reduction. The difference is obvious when viewing ...
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Everything on screen got smaller when updated to windows 8.1

When I updated from Windows 8 to 8.1 everything got smaller on the screen. The text, menus, programs etc. The modern UI is still the same size but the desktop is smaller. I haven't changed any ...