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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Can I hide part of display by increasing resolution of monitor?

So I am trying to run a fullscreen application and want to hide, say 100px width in the center from the display. Is it possible ? If you see the image , I have (1080x1920p)*2 monitors. The final ...
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Blue lines when using a high resolution

I bought a new computer screen of 2560x1440, however, using any resolution higher than 1920x1080 makes the screen very blue, vertical lines. As if every odd pixel on the x-axis is not displayed and ...
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Virtual Resolution for OS X

Is there a solution for OS X that allows you to have virtual resolution (aka take my MacBook Air from 1366x768 to a higher res that scrolls).
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Changing video resolution with Handbrake - anamorphic and modulus parameter

I would like to convert a video in 16:9 format (1920*1080) to a 4:3 format (640*480) with Handbrake. Can anyone explain me what are anamorphic and modulus parameters? I tried to set modulus to 2 or 16 ...
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Resolution is Being Stupid. Help me?

I'm having trouble with a new computer I bought a few days ago. I have come to the conclusion that the resolution of the screen is too small, at the moment it is 1024x768 and I think it should be ...
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how to set windows 7 resolution to 16:9 in virtualbox running in ubuntu 12.04 as a host?

I have installed Virtualbox in Ubuntu 12.04, and I created a virtual guest with Windows 7 64bit. Guest additions were also installed. It works fine, but I can't set the resolution to anything higher ...
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Laptop connected to external monitor results in desktop overflow

I have a laptop (MSi FX600) connected to an external monitor (Toshiba 19AV500U) with the screen resolution set to the monitors recommended setting of 1440x900. The problem is the desktop is ...
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Retina Macbook Pro Scaling

How does apple "scale" the retina MacBook Pro? Does it actually switch the resolutions or does it just enlarge/shrink the ui elements? I am asking this because it seems as though the "best ...
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Retina MacBook Pro 13 inch screenshot resolution is higher than built-in display

My MacBook Pro 13 inch retina has a screen resolution of 2560 × 1600. How come when I take a screenshot (Command+Shift+3 for full screen), the resolution is much higher: 3360 × 2100?
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S19A100N expanding past the end of my screen

I just bought a Samsung SA100 19" monitor (S19A100N). I set my resolution for 1366 x 768 as recommended, but my desktop is too big. Horizontally I see about 2/3 of the desktop. If I move my mouse ...
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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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Is it possible to set different screen resolutions for users in Win7?

I have a htpc connected to the TV at a 1920x1080 resolution. When I connect to it via vnc or remote desktop from my main computer (1680x1050), the window is too big. Is it possible to create a user on ...
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Does the DELL U2713H support 2560 x 1440 over HDMI @ 60fps [closed]

I currently have a DELL U2713HM monitor with a Max resolution of 2560 x 1440. What DELL doesn't mention on their website is this resolution is only supported via DVI-DL and DisplayPort. The max ...
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Windows Resolution and Icons reset after reboot

I have a windows machine, and after every reboot the desktop resolution and desktop icon locations reset to a early point in time. I have tried the following possible solutions to no effect: Updated ...
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How to set default screen resolution and color depth without monitor in windows 7

Currently my windows 7 has screen resolution 1920x1200 with DELL monitor (Intel Graphics Card). How can I make it default even if NO monitor is connected? Actually my worry is I am using rdp ...
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How to get the current monitor resolution or monitor name (LVDS, VGA1, etc)

I would like to get the resolution of the current monitor (the screen from where I run the script) or the name of the screen (LVDS, VGA1, etc). If I can't get the resolution but only the monitor ...
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Is there a way to increase resolution past a display's resolution? [duplicate]

Apple's Retina Display takes a single logical pixel and stretches it across 2x2 physical pixels for it's general user interface as the buttons/text/whatnot would be significantly smaller if the entire ...
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Resolution out stuck at 640x480 Win 7 on a Macbook Pro

Suddenly my display out is stuck at 640 X 480 resolution. I'm running a Macbook Pro with Win 7 on the bootcamp side, using a minidisplayport on both. On the mac side everything works fine. On the ...
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What has gone wrong with local network name resolution?

I am using Windows XP Service Pack 3. I set up a Firebird SQL server on a machine on my 5 computer local area network. I used to be able to access it by using the server name "Server-win7". Now, I ...
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What is the real difference between 21.5“ and 22” monitors?

I thought that maybe 21.5" were for 1650x1080 and 22" for 1920x1080 because I found this comment here: Monitors labeled 21.5" usually have a resolution of 1920x1080, while 22" monitors usually ...
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How to adjust screen size for VirtualBox VMs?

I'm trying to use FreeBSD on VirtualBox, and everything seems to be working fine. However, I'm quite annoyed by the default size of VB VM screens. The BSD console just has a very low resolution and ...
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Acer Veriton Z290G display distorted in Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Windows 7 on the Acer Veriton Z290G. I successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04. The only problem I have is that the display is stretched out horizontally, so much that a small portion of the ...
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Windows 7 boot animation looks like vista

Why is my windows 7 boot animation just a Microsoft logo with a progress bar? (just like vista's). I installed this on a desktop and is the same dvd that I used for my desktop. Is it because of the ...
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What does HZ mean in a game?

I doubt this is the right forum to ask this in, but I believe that this is a quite technical question. In GTA4 there is an option under the screen resolution to chose between various hertz. (e.g. ...
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Windows 7 Resolution Error

After working in Windows 7 for about three months, it went strange. I had restarted my system manually since it hang and from the next run, the screen became smaller. Thought in the resolution, it ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 and it's perfect ...
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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 ...