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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Set X11 screen resolution with xrandr

It's been a while since I've needed to use xrandr. I remember being able to just use -s# to specify which configuration you wanted to apply for example if I had: CRT1 connected 1400x1050+0+0 (normal ...
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How to set 1280x720 screen resolution in Win7 on DELL Latitude?

I am on WIndows 7, using a DELL Latitude, I have the same concern as the user who posted this question. I would like to set 1280x720 as my resolution, this is because I would like to record full ...
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Large desktop on windows 7

I would love to be able to augment the resolution of my desktop larger than that of my monitor. Currently I am limited by the max resolution of my monitor. In a previous laptop (toshiba) running ...
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Setting my screen resolution only affects desktop size

I have an LCD with native resolution 1920x1080. It works fine (tested with other computers). I have a computer with an MSI FX5200 (MS-8911) display adapter (i.e. nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 NV34). When I ...
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Does changing a display's resolution turn display's pixels off?

When a display (LCD, LED, OLED, etc) changes its display resolution, are pixels on the display "turned off"? Meaning, are the same number of pixels on the display being used to show an image with ...
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Google Chrome resolution nonoptimal for monitor

I use Windows XP, and my monitor resolution is 1024x768 pixels, but in Chrome, the sites look too big. I tried lowering the zoom of the browser with Ctrl-, but doesn't work well because the sites ...
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issue with laptop resolution when playing movies

When I played movies on my desktop system, I had no problems as everything fit the screen perfectly. Now when I try to play the same movies on my laptop, the image does not stretch to fit the screen ...
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Change second screen resolution from command line

Is there any way to change resolution of the second screen on my computer, preferably from the command line? I've boon looking for software like this, and neither QRes, HotKey Resolution Changer and ...
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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 ...
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Print resolution maps

I am trying to create a photobook with Aperture, but their maps are highly inaccurate (lots of lakes and even the whole Caspian sea is missing!). Online maps like Google Maps or Openstreetmap work ...
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JPEGs of the same resolution have different sizes

I have a collection of photos taken from my digital camera. All of them were taken with the same settings (same resolution etc...). However all these pictures have different file sizes. Why is this? ...
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Lenovo u410 Resolution Upgrade Problems and Questions

I'm an IT Pro, so I'm not a complete noob, but I will say that dealing with specific differences in notebook video cables is something new to me. I got a u410 for an absolute steal - seriously - and ...
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Unable to get 2560 X 1440 resolution to work

Problem - I can't get 2560x1440 high resolution to work on my Dell 27" U2713HM Monitor. Details - I have a Dell E6520 LAPTOP running 64 bit Windows 8. The highest resolution on the laptop is ...
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Alternative to DPI Scaling

Is there an alternative to DPI scaling (I am open to third-party programs) which makes items look less pixelated at high DPI settings? I have a 15.9" laptop screen with a 1920x1080 screen. I'd like ...
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Mac OS X - Big TV windows too big

i have a 1920x1080 tv and i have my mac going into it. Since it is a 32", windows and the dock are large, and a lot of room is wasted. I understand this is what a high res screen is for. Like the ...
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Screen Resolution is reduced and cannot be reverted

I have a laptop(Sony Vaio VPCSA9e) (OS: Windows 7) and a monitor (LG W1945S). I used to connect the monitor to my laptop in 1440X900 screen resolution without any problem. (I connect it via VGA ...
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Virtualbox 4.2.10 Auto resize not working. Will auto-resize down but not up unless in full screen

Using Virtualbox 4.2.10 with Windows 7 as host and guest. If I press Ctrl+F, the OS goes full screen. If I check the resolution, it says 1680×1050 -- same size as my host OS that has many ...
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Screen resolution changes after wake-up from sleep

Often when I put my Windows 7 [64 Bit] PC to sleep and then wake it up, my log-in screen changes size. After i hit Ctrl+Alt+Del and log-in, my Desktop has huge Icons and the open windows are so big ...
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Set screen resolution for testing full HD on lower resolution monitor

I have a WPF app, and I know it has problems on full HD screens, but my display is 1440x900. How can I simulate full HD on my monitor? My graphic driver shows max resolution is 1440x900. I guess ...
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monitor native resolution not available with amd graphics card

I got my new LG ea93 monitor with a native resolution of 2560x1080 (21:9), but in the windows screen resolution setup and in the catalyst control center the highest reolution available is 1920x1080. I ...
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HDMI output trimmed on all sides

I connected my 900x3c to a Bravia TV via HDMI. Unfortunately, no matter what resolution I choose, the picture is trimmed on all sides (even though I feed it proper 16:9 ratio). I'm not sure, but the ...
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Can I see a large font size with a high resolution?

I'm using Macbook pro 15" and the resolution is 1680*1050. In this resolution, characters are too small for me. If I decrease the resolution to 1380*840, the character sizes are good for me. Instead, ...
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Wrong resolution on start up (on POST screens)

Wrong resolution when starting up the computer (POST screens). Example. As you can see, It has huge black border. I run GeForce 560 GTX on Ubuntu 12.10, with a monitor capable of 1920x1080 Through a ...
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HiDPI mode on Windows or Linux

OS X has a very nice looking HiDPI mode where the effective screen resolution is only the half of the monitor resolution, but with very smooth looking fonts. Is something like that also available for ...
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Change screen dimensions - windows 7

The bottom fourth of my screen is broken, showing some weird lines. It's too expensive for me to replace it, but there's still plenty of space in the upper part because it originally had full HD ...
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Acer Aspire One screen resolution 1366x768

I had XP running on my Acer Aspire One model AO75h1. Now with Windows 8, I'm not able to install Vista display driver - when I try, the "Operating sytem is not supported". The display runs at 1024x768 ...
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When a window is maximized the top right and top left sides are cut off

I noticed a few weeks ago on my backup PC that if I maximize a window the caption buttons (close, minimize, maximize) and the top left side of the window seems to expand past my monitor (cutting it ...
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How do I know my maximum resolution of my graphics card? With external monitors

So I have an ASUS N76V with a GeForce GT 635M graphics card. I was testing if I could use my VGA and my HDMI port simultaneously and it worked. ...
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Can't increase screen resolution with latest G41 driver

I have a PC with G41 Express Graphics Chipset and have installed the latest driver. I can't reach the top resolution of "1680x1050". My display is a Samsung SyncMaster E2220.
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Can I achieve a higher resolution with an external monitor for my mac?

I have an old ATI Radeon X1600 128 MB graphic card with my late 2006 MacBookPro model. The system preference display only a 1440 x 900 resolution and all documentations I found say the same. My ...
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Simulate high screen resolution Windows

I'm looking for a way to simulate a higher resolution on a Windows server than supported by the graphics card or screen. A good illustration would be a Linux server that you configure with TigerVNC ...
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How can I increase the resolution of PC's output image for TV?

If right-click desktop and go to Properties/Settings/Screen resolution, I can choose one of the following: 800x600 1024x768 1152x864 1280x720 1280x768 1280x800 1280x960 1280x1024 And for my screen ...
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ffmpeg black bars at the left and right side of the video

I have strange problem with the resolution using ffmpeg. in the output bellow I've two files "test1" and "test2". "test1.flv" I've downloaded from website and it was already converted into flv, and ...
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Extend Screen for my laptop from 1366 x 768 to 1680 x1050

I need to find some software that creates a Virtual Screen size of 1680 x 1050 even though the screen only supports 1366 x 768. It can scroll, but it needs to scroll to a maximum of 1680 x 1050 as we ...
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How to set a resolution 800x480 under Windows 7?

I have a 7" monitor Lilliput 669, and I am unable to set a native 800x480 resolution under Windows 7 - it is just not in the list. I am using integrated Intel graphics, so I have no nVidia panel.
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Lower resolutions not in full screen

My OS is Windows 8 running on a Dell Studio 1558 (with a 5470 Mobility Radeon). The problem is that when I lower the screen resolution (default is 1980 x 1080) the new output is not shown in full ...
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Resize multiple images at once [duplicate]

Let's say I have a lot of images to upload to a web server. This images are very big so I want to make them smaller by resizing them to a smaller resolution. Because I have a lot of images, so I want ...
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Shortcut to set screen resolution

My mom-in-law likes to have her screen set to the lowest possible resolution so that everything is bigger. When I have occasion to use her computer I have to change it to make it usable. The problem ...
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OS X 10.8.2 renders blurry screen with slight vertical stripes on my new Dell monitor

When I visit System Preferences > Displays and change the refresh rate from 60Hz to 75Hz, then hit revert suddenly the display becomes clear and sharp. Selecting scaled resolution as opposed to "best ...
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Monitor doesn't properly display the supported resolution

So, bit of background. I am using the FLATRON L192WS monitor on a system running Debian Squeeze. Essentially what happened is that when I set the resolustion to the max supported (1440x900), I keep ...
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windows 8 monitor turn off or enter sleep mode

I installed a retail version of windows 8 x64. However, after the installation process my crt monitor shuts down or enters in sleep mode and I'm unable to turn it on. Every time I turn on computer ...
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monitor “remembering” wrong resolution on multiple OSes on laptop

Apologies if the title doesn't quite make sense, I really have no idea what's going on here. I have a 2-yr-old Lenovo X220 laptop with dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu which I often connect to a ...
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How do I change the maximum resolution of my computer Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to enable three monitors for my setup. My card is a Raedon 5700 HD series. When I try to extend my display to any additional monitors, I get the following error: required virtual size ...
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How to keep a user-defined resolution on a Samsung (T220P) monitor?

I have a Samsung T220P monitor. Sometimes when I design websites, I need to temporarily switch to a low resolution. But the monitor won't let me keep it. There is a message box shown on screen: Not ...
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resolutions of different devices [closed]

I am making a responsive website, and I don't know how small the screen should go before switching to a view for a different device. what are the ranges of resolutions of devices like phones, ...
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New laptop screen, lower native resolution

I recently broke my screen on my G51JX Asus laptop with a native resolution of 1920x1080. After getting it fixed (no warranty so asus would prolly charge me a buck load for it) I have the screen ...
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Resolution with ATI HD7970, dell monitor and windows 7

I have ATI Radeon HD7970, Dell monitor with max resolution: 1920x1200 and windows 7 64bit. On starting computer: 1) BIOS - all displayed OK 2) Windows loading - all displayed OK 3) Logging in ...
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Is it safe to use an external monitor at a screen resolution higher than specified by my laptop?

I have an ASUS Eee PC 1005PX laptop computer. As the screen on it is rather small, I bought an IBM brand flat screen monitor and connected it to the VGA port of the laptop. According to my laptop ...
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How does hardware limit the maximum number and resolution of monitors usable via Remote Desktop?

I want to use Remote Desktop on Windows 7 with multiple monitors (as opposed to spanning), and I understand that both ends need to be running Windows 7 Ultimate or Enterprise editions. (Or, Windows ...
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Testing retina.js without retina display?

I'd like to test retina.js, but I don't have a retina display, and without going to Best Buy (and staring at the pixels for 10 minutes), I don't have access to one. Since I have a standard display, I ...