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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How Linux detects screen resolution?

How does Linux detect screen resolution at startup or on-the-fly ? I want to force a custom resolution on an embedded Linux target which will have user interface not based on X server. How does ...
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Is there a way to use Windows 3.11 in Virtual box with more than 256 colors?

I switched from VirtualPC to VirtualBox and I'm recreating from scratch my virtual machines. I would like my Windows 3.11 in 1024*768 with 24 or 32 bits colors (16 bits colors would be OK too). So ...
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How do I decrease the resolution on a Virtualbox client at fullscreen?

I'm running Virtualbox v4.3.8 (I just downgraded from .10 thinking that was the issue) with guest additions installed. Host: Windows 8.1 (latest updates) Client: Windows 7 Pro History. I just ...
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OSX HDMI resolution working very strangely

Hi i've a really strange problem with an AOC v22 monitor plugged in to a Mavericks Macbook pro. The screen's resolution is 1680x1050 which OSX seems to correctly identify. However the monitor screen ...
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How to change resolution of CentOS 6.5 Resolution on virtualbox (Host: Win7)

So I'm trying to configure the resolution of my CentOS 6.5 virtualbox. Here are the steps I have taken: Installed guest additions Changed virtualbox preferences > Display > Maximum Guest Screen Size: ...
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Connecting two 2560x1440 monitors to Alienware laptop while keeping refresh rate @60hz?

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions... Recently I purchased 2 ASUS PB278Q monitors (2560x1440 resolution w/ max refresh rate @60hz) and am trying to connect them to my Alienware M17 laptop (Intel HD ...
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List of screen resolutions doesn't go up to my monitor's native resolution

I recently installed Windows 7 on my desktop computer and found that even after going to Display settings and setting it to the highest setting that there's still black space between the edge of the ...
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Why are some programs suddenly displaying in low resolution?

Description: Some of my applications are running in a weird low-resolution mode. When the affected programs are open, the icons on my taskbar reflect the low-resolution. If the program is closed, ...
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Terrible screen resolution after installing win 7

I set my (tv-monitor) Samsung LN32A550P3FXZC to its native 1920x1080 60Hz-32bit res. My actual res became 1536x864? NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT has latest driver and working properly. Using HDMI/DVI cables. ...
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How can I set reference zoom level in Microsoft Word?

I want to make 100% zoom level the actual paper size display on my screen in Microsoft Word. Says I want to set current 125% zoom level as a reference zoom level of 100%. Is that can be done in ...
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Use native resolution with stadard VGA driver

Can't use native NVidia driver because of this MAC hardware bug - always crashing: http://oleb.net/blog/2012/05/15-inch-mbp-mid-2010-crashing-to-black-screen/ ...
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App to switch between video profiles in a high-DPI laptop

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 2 Pro, which sports a high-DPI 13" 3200x1800 screen. Since using that with normal Windows app would be impossible, it ships with "DPI scaling" in Windows set to 200%. ...
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Set hard resolution for RDP and how resolution works with RDP

I have written a program that performs some mouseclicks on the screen, this is wonderful and working fine however when I RDP in from another location those mouseclicks change due to the resolution ...
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Display resolution is now small

I am having Benq g925hda (18.5") monitor. And am running AMD processor in Gigabyte 78LMT-S2PT motherboard. Since today, my screen has gone back to 1024x768 resolution. The actual resolution that I was ...
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Adjusting screen resolution without having video card drivers

My father has an old Windows XP computer. He asked me to upgrade Windows XP to Windows 8 since windows XP ended releasing updates. I installed Windows 8, and most of hardware got installed without ...
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Unable to change resolution on multiple monitors

My Dell Latitude 5420 supports multiple resolutions when it is not connected to any additional displays (As someone would normally expect). But when it is connected to other displays (Note: Only when ...
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When changing screen resolution, why does the screen flicker?

When I change the resolution of the screen, my screen turns off and on again (but just for a short period of time), and then off and then on again and finally it has the resolution I wanted. But why ...
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Bottom Part of Software Window Hidden

I use a software without window resizing on a 17 inch monitor, i find that the bottom part of the window is hidden ie:below the visible portion. My friend uses a 15inch monitor,he can see the full ...
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Connecting Lenovo E545 laptop to HP ZR2740W display - low resolution

I have Lenovo E545 laptop. It has VGA & HDMI video outputs. AMD Radeon HD 8450G Graphics Display: HP ZR2740W It has DVI-D and DisplayPort inputs. First I bought following cable: ...
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Why are windows different sizes on screens with the same resolution?

I have a lenovo W530 (specs) and an external HP ZR22w (specs) connected by a mini-displayport to full displayport cable. Both monitors report 1920 x 1080 resolution. When I drag a window from the ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad resolution drastically increases when connected to a projector

I have a Lenovo T61 Thinkpad with Windows. I am a teacher and use whiteboard with a projector in class. When I connect my projector (Epson) to the laptop, the screen resolution increases and I can't ...
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Compatible laptop screen

My laptop screen was damaged and I would like to buy a new screen to replace it. My laptop is a LDLC and I was not given information on the screen other than 15"6 matte 1600x900, but when I took it ...
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Why'd a 1080p video playing on 1366x768 resolution screen show black bars?

Above is a screenshot of the properties of the video I played in VLC. As you can see, it clearly shows that the video is 1080p. But when I am playing the video on my Windows laptop (with a 1366x768 ...
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Getting awesome wm to work with macbook pro retina display (hidpi)

How can I get Awesome WM to display sanely on MacBook Pro retina display? At the moment everything is incredibly tiny..
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Windows 8.1 extending displays

I have an old Inspiron 6400. I want to be able to extend/duplicate my display over to another monitor, but am unable to do so. I can use either of the monitors when I activate CRT/LCD switch on the ...
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Can we enable 1920 X 1200 HiDPI mode on OS X 10.9.2?

with RDM, we can enable a number of displays such as the Retina 15" or Retina 13" to do the 1920X1080 HiDPI but with some screen area blacked out. Can we enable 1920 X 1200 by overriding some system ...
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Change necessary mouse speed to get mouse cursor to monitor with smaller resolution

I use two monitors (22" and 27") with windows 7. They differ in screen resolution that's why there's always a part of the bigger monitor "overlapping" the smaller one. To pass this overlapping part ...
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Log off to apply display changes

Why is it necessary to log off Windows 7 in order to apply certain display changes, in particular the 100% / 125% / 150% magnification options in the Display control panel? Is there a way to do ...
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Browser and alternate host file [duplicate]

I'm testing some software using a browser. I want to start a Chromium of FireFox session, and instruct the browser to an alternate host file. The host file will redirect a couple of domains to the ...
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ASUS N550JV - Some programs don't display 1080p and contain blurry text after fresh Windows 8.1 Install

I recently installed Windows 8.1 on my ASUS N500JV. After the initial Windows updates (including Intel graphics HD 4600 driver), I installed the missing latest NVIDIA GT 750M driver. Everything ...
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computer screen resolution issue

My computer resolution changes frequently at each boot up. When it gets stuck with low resolution than I am unable to change the resolution to normal(1023 X 768). At times my computer boots properly ...
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Dual 2560x1600 resolution on the intel Haswell NUCs

Do the current 4th generation intel NUC kits support driving a 2560x1600 (WQHD) resolution to two such monitors at the same time in extended desktop mode (not cloning one display)? As an example, ...
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Dual monitor screen resolution can not be added

I am desperately trying to setup my system on Debian Wheezy with VGA card NVIDIA Quadro 600, and two monitors (two monitors are exactly the same, same manufacture, size and model number). One monitor ...
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How to enable ATI 48xx in Mavericks (tried with Multibeast but no use)

I managed to install Maverick 10.9 - but the Graphics is not detecting my ATI 4890 Cyclone 1GB. How do I enable it ? I tried various options: Install the kexts using Multibeast 6.2.1 boot with ...
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Laptop browsers scaling websites for smaller display?

I'm really not sure how to word this question. Basically though, I recently purchased a newish laptop (Samsung Ativ Book 8), which has a 15.6" 1920x1080 display, and happens to be the first 1080p ...
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Converter cable to improve monitor resolution

I have an old Thinkpad X60 laptop which does not have an DVI/HDMI port, and has a display resolution of 1024 X 768. If I get a DisplayPort to DVI converter cable, can I improve the display resolution ...
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How do I get my fourth monitor to work?

I'm currently running three monitors in a fully working configuration. I have one 2560x1440 and two 1920x1080 I'd like to add an additional 1920x1080 monitor. However, I haven't managed to make it ...
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Blurry screen when using a tv screen

I have a bit of a problem. My dad says I could have the TV in one of our cottages, its a Sony Bravia 1080. I dont know what the exact size is. When I used the hdmi cable, the screen was kind of ...
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VirtualBox suddenly disabled auto-resize guest display

I've been using VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host for school for several weeks now. Suddenly today, my Ubuntu box locked up - I shut it down and rebooted, and now my screen isn't resizing as it should. ...
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The web site looks different with same resolution in different computers

Hello! I’m designing web sites after a while and I’m looking for a new laptop. And I have noticed that web site can look different with the same screen resolution in different computers. Why is it so? ...
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Windows 8 64 bit not recognizing my 3 screens resolutions correctly.

Hi I recently purchased 3 asus 29" widescreen IPS monitors each has a resolution of 2560x1080p. I have to sapphire 7970 6gb gpus in crossfire and when I hook the 3 up using 2 dvi cords and 1 active ...
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Can't create custom resolution using intel custom mode app in windows 8.1

I have a Dell XPS 15 with 3200x1800 native resolution. I'm trying to reduce it to 2560x1440 but that option isn't available by default and either is the option for custom resolutions. So I found how ...
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Forcing custom resolution in windows 7 without a monitor (connecting via Teamviewer)

I have a computer that I control using teamviewer only. When I connect to the computer, the resolution is 640x480. I tried changing the registry values of DefautlSettings.XResolution and ...
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How to click somewhere out of the screen?

I am using Windows 7 64Bit. I installed After Effects CS6. And I am now trying to install Motion Boutique Newton 2. I have 1024*768 resolution (and thats the maximum for my pc. I know thats odd) and ...
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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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How are the video, monitor, and graphic card related in terms of resolution?

If I have a 1080p video played by VLC-player and a graphic card that allows highest resolution 1360x768 on a monitor of native resolution 1366x768 (connected by VGA), how do all these components work ...
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The range of graphic-card resolutions just shrank? How do video, graphic card, and monitor work to render final resolution? [closed]

Yesterday when I connected my Dell Inspiron 1525 to my LCD TV Dynex DX-32L150A11 (native resolution 1366x768) by VGA, going to "Display Settings" in Windows Vista allowed me a wide range to adjust the ...
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What PPI must be used before the human eye can't distinguish each pixel

The question arose when I was discussing anti-aliasing with a friend, basically explaining the basics. He then asked why we don't just use a huge resolution to which I replied; computing power. ...
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Questions about resolution, HDTV connected to Laptop via VGA

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 (1280x800 resolution) connected to an LCD TV Dynex DX-32L150A11 (aspect ratio 16:9, native resolution 1366 x 768, resolution 720p, according to reviews.cnet.com ) by VGA ...
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Why is scanned PDF size varies with scanners?

I have a Samsung SCX 4623 FW all in one and a Canon multifunction at work. I observed that the PDF files generated after scanning documents is quite different. The PDF generated by SCX 4623 FW is 10 ...