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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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 ...
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Resolution stuck at 640x480 after trying to install NVIDA drivers

The fans on my Clevo W230ST haven't stopped blowing since I installed Mint. I thought the video card drivers might be at fault so I tried: sudo apt-get install nvidia-current sudo nvidia-xconfig On ...
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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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Monitor Resolution says one thing, but displays another

I have purchased a large TV for a monitor that claims it is 1080p and clearly states that its native resolution is 1920x1080, and when I hook it up using HDMI, everything does read that; But the image ...
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Virtual Box - how to use a custom resolution in a Windows 7 VM

I'm running a Windows 7 VM in Virtual Box on an ubuntu laptop with a 1600x900 resolution. All of the display modes in the VM are "4x3" scale, going up to 1600x1200: i'd actually like a custom display ...
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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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YouTube horrible resolution in fullscreen

I have had this issue with Chrome and YouTube playing videos in a horrible resolution when i switch to fullscreen. My host OS screen resolution is 1920x1080. But flash player often goes down to ...
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How to change Windows DPI without restart?

It's fairly simple to adjust your DPI by editing the registry path HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG\Software\Fonts, and if you want to apply the changes, you either need to restart your computer or log-off then ...
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Scale (or center) watermark with ffmpeg to same resolution as output file

I want to have the watermark scaled to the same resolution as the output file. How do I do this? Alternatively, how do I center the watermark in the middle of the output instead? Here is what I have: ...
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Change screen resolution to 1280x720 in Oracle VM VirtualBox without changing host computer

I am using a Samsung Laptop running Windows 7. I have an Oracle VM VirtualBox installed which is running Windows 8. In the VirtualBox I need to do Camtasia videos at a resolution of 1280x720. The ...
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PC monitors show black margins on top, right, bottom and left sides

I bought two Insignia (Best Buy brand) 24" monitors. Because my computer didn't have dual ports coming out of the video card, I then bought a Radeon AMD graphics video card. Because the computer ...
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What's the difference between ProRes “1200”, “1200 (156 lpi)” and “1200 (180 lpi)” in printing?

I have an HP LaserJet P2055d printer. Printer quality can be chosen between 600 dpi, FastRes 1200, ProRes 1200, ProRes 1200 (156 lpi) and ProRes 1200 (180 lpi). What is the difference between ProRes ...
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Windows 8.1: How to output native 1366x768 on my HDTV using VGA cable

I recently updated to Windows 8.1 (from XP) and I can no longer select 1366x768 (or 1360x768) as a screen resolution when plugged into my HDTV. How can I force the resolution to either of these ...
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xfreerdp ignores resolution parameter

I cannot connect to a server with a custom screen resolution set If I use command xfreerdp servername -g 1280x1024 it connects but the resolution is 1024x768. Xfreerdp just carelessly ignores the -g ...
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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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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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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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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 ...