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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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High resolution on small screen size

I have recently got an Intel UltraBook, but its screen size is 13.3" and the native resolution is 1600×900. So the problem is that the letters on screen are very small. Reducing resolution ...
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Second monitor's resolution not on maximum with micro HDMI

I got a Samsung NP900X3A Ultrabook (http://www.samsung.com/de/support/model/NP900X3A-A01DE) with Intel® HD Graphics 3000 and an external Samsung SyncMaster SA450 24" screen. I plug the external screen ...
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How to increase the screen resolution from 1024x600 to 1024x768 on HP Mini 210-4128er?

Installed Windows 8, and there for some applications a minimum resolution of 1024x768. And I have the properties of a maximum of 1024x600. Are there any ways to increase the resolution?
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How to change resolution of first screen on startup?

When I start my pc, the first screen I see, has a small resolution, but by the time I get to the login screen, the resolution is good. My video card is a GTX 680. It worked perfectly before, but not ...
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Fonts in some programs look blurry on a 1920x1080 IPS monitor in Windows 8

I have a big IPS monitor with 1920x1080 resolution, and some programs look blurry. Here's a screenshot to demonstrate: You can see on the left that the text in Firefox looks sharp, while the text in ...
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How do I change screen resolution in Fedora 16?

I have recently changed my OS to Fedora-16 64-bit, I know that my Screen resolution is 1920x1200(From Previous OS on same Machine and other similar screens in my office). I have tried using xrandr -q ...
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Screen resolution Insufficient [closed]

I downloaded the Windows 8 from Microsoft, which tested my hardware before allowing download. I fail to understand why it did not advise me that my resolution is not compatible. The installation ...
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Elite Proxy Switcher

I need your help, because I use Elite Proxy Switcher and I have one question what is very important. (only the IP address is not secure.) So how do I give false information about my browser, screen ...
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How can I get Windows 8 and VirtualBox to use my full screen?

I'm running the enterprise evaluation (Build 9200) of Win8 and VirtualBox 4.2.4 r81684 and my actual display is 1920x1200. When I use the host-F key to enter full screen mode, the best I can configure ...
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How to remove the black borders after installing Windows 8?

I installed Windows 8 on my PC and now only 80% of the screen is used. There is a black border around my screen. I own a Acer Predator G3610 with AMD Radeon HD 7670 and a 1920 x 1080 Acer monitor ...
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Dual Monitors for Windows 8

I have one monitor and a projector connecting to my computer, while the screen keep flashing after every 10 seconds, it seems the resolution keeps changing. The project is the a dual display for the ...
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Graphics card for dual 2560 x 1440 output

As the title suggests I want to power two 2560 x 1440 monitors from one graphics card. I am just about to send my second graphics card back to Amazon, so before I purchase a 3rd incorrect card I ...
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Can I replace laptop screen with a lower resolution one?

Recently I purchased an HP EliteBook 8570w workstation, which has a native resolution of 1920×1080, but unfortunately due to this high resolution everything is too small, especially the toolbars ...
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Is it possible to make Windows only use part of my screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to trick windows 7 to use only a part of the screen The left 25% of my display is damaged, and I would like to make Windows not use this damaged portion of the ...
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Screen resolution supported by Windows XP not showing under Windows 7

Recently I installed windows 7. Everything is fine, except i couldn't get 1280x1024 resolution (only 1024x768). Under Windows XP I didn't have this problem (I've had 1280x1024 resolution). My graphics ...
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Viewsonic VG2427wm detected max resolution too low

So I have a Viewsonic VG2427wm, which supports max resolution of 1920x1080 and I had it working at this resolution from both windows and linux PCs. Now, I need to connect it to my Dell XPS17 (L702x), ...
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How can I change my Mac screen resolution without scaling to fit my monitor?

I know how to change my screen resolution, but I'm looking for a way to display a 1280 × 786 region in the centre of my display, without it being stretched to fit my 27" monitor! My goal to record ...
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Can't run monitor at native 1080p resolution on Windows 7

I have a 24" ViewSonic VX2453 monitor that supports 1920x1080p, connected using HDMI. However at that resolution, the desktop goes off the screen. Using the Nvidia control panel, I have to set it to a ...
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Is there any way to use worse resolutions than your screen's native without losing quality?

Imagine I have a Thunderbolt Display (2560x1440) and a game I like runs better at Full HD (1920x1080). I imagine that if I use the full screen, the upscaling will make the image worse than if the ...
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Unable to increase resolution above 640 x 480. Why?

I can't find any solution to fix it, and can't change the resolution manually. The color depth is only 16 bit and resolution is 640 x 480. The OS runs fine, but it is difficult to work with such ...
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Why does changing LCD screen resolution (Windows 7) take several seconds? [closed]

Why does it take so long for a computer monitor to change resolution? Why does it take 2-3 seconds rather than, say, 50 ms? E.g. my current Windows 7 with strong GPU and 24 inch monitor takes 2-3 ...
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My 1440x900 resolution looks stretched

I just upgraded my PC: My old one can only support up to 1280x800 and everything looks fine. But when I upgraded and now it can support up to 1440x900 but the problm is, it looks stretched ...
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Can you run Windows 8 on a 800x480 small-screen device?

I have installed Windows 8 Pro on a PC without problems. However, when a MiMo 7" touchscreen is used instead of the main monitor, and the desktop is running at a 800x480 resolution, the regular ...
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1920x1080 monitor only displays in 1776x1000 area

I have an ASUS VE276Q monitor (as a second monitor) connected to an ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics card (system is a couple years old). For some reason the monitor will only display up to 1776x1000 ...
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Stretch Wallpaper Across Dual Monitor With Different Resolution

I am using Windows 7, and I have two monitors with two different resolutions (1920x1200, 1280x1024). I am trying to stretch my wallpaper across both monitors and I am wondering if it is possible to do ...
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Linux boot - stop the kernel switching to a new framebuffer mode clearing output

I'm working on an embedded system (based onUbuntu 12.04 LTS) and I'm customizing its kernel. I'm having some problem with upstart, mountall and plymouth. Nothing unsolvable I suppose, but the real ...
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What is standard A4 paper size in pixels for a given resolution?

Is there a standard size of A4 paper in pixels? Dimensions of A4 paper are 210mm × 297mm or 8.27in × 11.69in. For 600dpi resolution, I calculate the paper size in pixels like below: In imperial ...
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Cropped picture in TV when connecting laptop to TV with HDMI

I have this TV http://www.hdtvsolutions.com/pdf/LC370SL8.pdf and an HP Pavilion dv6 laptop. When connecting the latop to the TV with HDMI I set the resolution 1280x720 on the TV (it's strange, ...
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1366x768 laptop lcd and 1280x800 projecttor in clone mode

We have a notebook with 1366x768 LCD screen, and the projector with interactive whiteboard has 1280x800 resolution. We use the laptop in screen clone mode to allow the lecturer to see the same ...
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Increasing Screen Resolution to more than limit and scaling to origional

I have a laptop, with Screen Resolution - 1366x768 (most common) - I want to increase it further to 1600x900 (or higher), in the same ratio. I want to scale the higher resolution on my current screen ...
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Crop display size in linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Limit video output to a section of a display and leave the rest blank My laptop has a slightly damaged lcd - it has a black strip on the right that reduces the working ...
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Is it possible do have a bigger resolution in a 22" FullHD VGA screen?

I'm using a 13" laptop with FullHD (1920x1080) resolution and an external screen with FullHD resolution too, but of 22". It's quite strange to have a much bigger screen with the same "area space", and ...
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Windows 8 on Netbook

Is there any possibility to force change screen resolution from 800×600 to 1024×768 on my Samsung NC-10 netbook running Windows 8? With this resolution I am not able to use any Metro ...
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High resolution on small screen

I just purchased a new ultrabook (Asus UX32VD). Awesome laptop, but I am having trouble using it with its native resolution being 1920 x 1080. Text is so small and hard to read. I have increased ...
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Why does VMware Player/Ubuntu use such a large resolution by default?

I created a new VM and began installing Ubuntu, and the VM's screen is strangely enormous, requiring much vertical and horizontal scrolling. I didn't change any of the VM's settings. The display ...
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How to check that image sizes are ok or not

I am having many image files in one folder. Mostly there are jpg, but some png, bmp, gif, tif also (but jpg is most important if others are not possible). There are also many xml files in same folder ...
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Is there a way to set my computer's resolution to 1366X768?

Because of this statement: "The resolution that supports all the features of Windows 8, including multitasking with snap, is 1366x768." found here: ...
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Can I take a screenshot as vector graphics or at a higher resolution than native?

I need to take some screenshots of an application window. My laptop resolution is low, and I'd like to get high quality images. Is there a way to grab the screen as vector graphics (e.g. EPS, PDF, ...
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Increase display resolution beyond built in display native resolution OS X

I was in an Apple Store yesterday and switched on AirDisplay on the 11" MacBook Air that I was playing with. A near-by 50" TV connected to an Apple TV soon flashed up the 11" Air display that I was ...
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How to set login screen resolution in debian

My Debian install (Linux machine 2.6.32-5-686 #1 SMP Sun May 6 04:01:19 UTC 2012 i686 GNU/Linux) is limited to 1360x768, but my monitor is capable of 1680x1050. There is no xorg.conf file so I created ...
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Font scaling issue in win 7

I have a problem with font scaling in Win 7. I tried to search but found no apparent solution to this. About the problem: It manifest itself in older games (from Win 95 era). For example I get this ...
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Samsung T260 1920x1200 streched

I have Windows 8 64 Bits and a monitor Samsung T260 (Analog) the native resolution is 1920x1200 but when I try this resolution I get a left black bar on the screen and the image is stretched. How I ...
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monitor's max resolution lower than some of the video card's supported resolutions

If a monitor's max resolution is for example 1600x900 and if the video card supports resolutions upto 2560 x 1440, then will those resolutions beyond 1600x900 be displayed on the screen resolution ...
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Linux console resolution too high

I am using Debian squeeze (2.6.32-5-amd64) on a single board computer powered by as Intel Atom CPU D425 the graphic controller is detected as "VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation N10 Family" ...
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Incorrect max resolution detected

I have a custom built computer with an integrated GeForce 6150SE on an ASUS M2N-MX board. It's connected to a Benq FP531 with a max resolution of 1024 x 768. The computer runs Windows XP, and I had ...
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My screen doesn't fill the whole monitor

This issue bugs me so bad! I can do it manually, however I will not be satisfied unless it's perfect (which is doubtful considering I'm doing it manually). My screen doesn't fit my whole monitor ...
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Take a screenshot of a website with specified viewport size?

My display driver maximum screen width is 1280 pixels. I need to test website in resolution 1920×1080 pixels. Or like this 3000×5000. Different browsers is optional.
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Is setting your card to a lower custom resolution dangerous?

I have a laptop computer with integrated Core i5 Intel HD graphics.. I want to use the vga output to connect to an old tech CRT tv that has an RGB input port, So I'm using a vga to RGB cable. I heard ...
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games opening at double resolution with 2 monitors

Whenever I open a game on my computer, It opens at a resolution of 3840x1080 aka the resolution of both of my monitors, combined. Now some games have good resolution controls, most do not. Is there ...
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Shortcut to change screen resolution in Windows 7

I need to change my screen resolution between 1366x768 and 1440x900 frequently. Is there any shortcut doing this? Like batch script, power shell script, or small program? I'd like to click a button to ...