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 to make text sharp both on 15“ laptop screen and 27” external monitor?

Both screens are full HD resolution. On Laptop (15") I have set text size to 125% for readability. On external monitor (27") is text size 100%, but the text is blurry. When changing the size to 125%,...
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Change Windows low resolution smoothing algorithm

I'm using Windows 8.1 and running some old games on it (they are fully compatible). Lots of them use 800x600 or even 640x480 resolutions, but I have 1920x1080 display. While scaling, Windows provides ...
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Surface 3 resolution issue

Brief Symptoms Black bar appears on the top and bottom even running on the same display ratio. Detail Case1: I am running 1920x1080 on my surface 3, when I Teamviewer to another computer also ...
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Mini Display Port (Thunderbolt) to VGA converter not recognizing the monitor's resolutions

Simply speaking, my Amazon Basics and an unbranded Thunderbolt to VGA converter don't work normally with my MacBook Pro with Retina display (RMBP) and my Surface Pro 3. The symptom is, optimal ...
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How to fix bad boot resolution in Kubuntu

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu (no updates, no configuration beyond installer questions) connected via HDMI to a 4k TV. When I boot, I get the bios screen, then it goes black and I don't see ...
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PPI discrepancies possibly causing text, icon, and element clarity issues

When I turned on bluestacks I found that it was rendering to fit the largest aspect ratio faithful resolution it could within the native/current resolution of my host monitor. Except that isn't ...
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Unable to get maximum resolution from external display

I have a mid 2012 macbook pro running Yosemite and a Dell 2007WFP 30" monitor for an external display. I previously had connected the DVI cable to the monitor and a PC and was able to get the full ...
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Disable Intel HD Graphics(Baytrail) Overscan

I have a Windows 8.1 Tablet with an Intel Atom Z3735F SoC. This has an integrated Intel HD GPU. The tablet has an micro HDMI port at which i want to attach a tv. But on the tv i only get a signal with ...
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How to find out HDMI version with a Samsung laptop?

I have a Samsung NP900X3E-A02US: http://www.samsung.com/us/computer/laptops/NP900X3E-A02US-specs How can I find out what is the version of the micro HDMI port? There is no written documentation ...
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What does mean s letter after video format's resolution, DDDDs?

Video resolution is often written as DDDDl (where D - is digit and l is letter). For example 1080i - is 1920x1080 interlace and 720p is 720x576 progressive. But I've just watched a 3D video on YouTube,...
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Enable ~4K (3840 X 2160) resolution on Windows 7 with Intel HD Graphics card

I have a DELL E7450 laptop connected via an HDMI cable to a DELL UP3214Q monitor (which can display 3840x2160 @ 60Hz with a DP1.2 cable) . Ubuntu 14.10 uses the 3840 X 2160 resolution just fine - ...
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How do I change the resolution of an Amazon EC2 Windows Machine?

(I debated between posting this here, ServerFault, and StackOverFlow. Settled for this. Hopefully it's in the right place.) We run our UI testing suite using Selenium Grid 2 with an Amazon EC2 ...
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What is the difference between 4K, UHD and QHD? Do we agree on one official resolution?

Nowadays it seems that Full HD isn’t enough anymore and the terms “4K,” “QHD” and “UHD” are thrown around interchangeably. At the same time, there is not just one “4K” resolution in the catalogs. I ...
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Default Windows 10 + Surface has messed up graphics

I have a default install of Win10 and a Surface Book. When I install some apps, the screen resolution is messed up: The dialog is always "shrunken". Another example is the Android SDK manager. ...
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Why is my 3200x1800 laptop delivering a blurry image to my 1080p external monitor? (HDMI, Win 7)

I have a new Dell M3800 Laptop, screen resolution 3200x1800, and an external 1080p Samsung monitor. No matter what I do, the external monitor is slightly blurry. Laptop: Dell M3800 (the 3rd ...
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New Samsung monitor looks blurry connected to my PC

I just setup a new Samsung LED Monitor. The T24C550 model. I installed the driver that came with it (which is the latest). I updated my video card drivers to the latest edition. I'm connected via ...
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How can I find out the screen resolution and dpi on my mac book pro?

Can you please tell me how can I find out the screen resolution and dpi for the screen on my Macbook Pro? (I got it last year, 2009.)
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VGA resolution with Sony Bravia TV

I just bought Sony Bravia KDL40S5100 tv. The VGA input is acting weird. I have a Gateway desktop with Windows 7 and Intel 945 graphics. I also have a laptop running Ubuntu 9.04. The TV will not ...
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Custom resolution in VirtualBox Windows 8 with Guest Additions

I installed Windows 8 as a guest operation system, and I set custom resolutions with this command: VBoxManage.exe setextradata "Win 8 dev" CustomVideoMode1 1366x768x24 After installing guest ...
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Citrix Receiver Resolution issue

I have a problem with Citrix, when open a VDI , this appears in a box does not appear with the full resolution , after 10/15 min returns to normal , this happens only when Citrix opens and connects to ...
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Windows 10: Small resolution programs mess up all open window's sizes

Here's the situation: Open a fullscreen game that has a small resolution (old games for example, or even more recent games made in certain engines like rpgmaker). All open programs get shrunk to ...
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Using 2 external monitors with a docking station connected to a laptop

I work from a mobile office (office setup in my RV). I have an ASUS laptop and 2 external LED monitors (Samsung & Acer). I have been trying to use the 2 monitors connected to my laptop via an HDMI ...
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Debian wrong login and TTY resolution on 4K screen

I have just installed debian mate on a laptop that has a 4K screen resolution, which by default sets the resolution to 3840x2160. I've been able to change grub resolution to 1280x1024 using ...
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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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Split monitor into virtual monitors

I'm searching for a solution to split one physical monitor into two( or more?) virtual monitors. Let's say I've a monitor (monitor_a) with the resolution of 1920*1080. Now I want this monitor_a to ...
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Adjustment For A Dell M992 Monitor

I just got a monitor that a friend gave me. It is a Dell M992. The problem is, The screen doesn't fit the screen (does that make sense? lol). You can see black on the sides, and some at the bottom. I ...
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Windows 8 screen resolution on a acer aspire one 1366x768

I have just installed windows 8 on my acer aspire netbook, I made sure I had the required resolution of 1366x768. Once installed I can not get 1024x768, I tried downloading and installing the win 7 ...
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My video card is rendering 60fps, why does my monitor show less?

My Dell LCD e197fpf 19" 75Hz monitor is not outputting the full framerate it is capable of when put at resolutions above 1024x768. I expect my monitor to output the framerate given by the GPU up to ...
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Add custom resolution to Control Panel in Windows

I have an ATI Radeon HD 4800 graphic card, when I open CCC I can select many different resolutions. When I open Control Panel > Screen Resolution, I only get few resolutions (1920x1080x, 1280x1024, ...
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How to find the x/y coordinate of a given string on the screen using win-7 or win-10

I have done quite a bit of search on different SE sites and could not find anything that I want. My purpose is to go through a several pages long web document in an automated way by clicking on the ...
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What's my resolution?

What is the resolution of my Dell Inspiron E1505 if my laptop says the screen resolution is 1400x900? Is it 720p or more?
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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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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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Any way of changing Windows 7 screen resolution via command line?

I am using Microsoft's Live Mesh program to remotely access a PC running Windows 7, running on 2 screens: one with 1920x1080 and the other 1920x1200 resolution. I am accessing them via an old laptop ...
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htc vive resolution upscaling with mobile gpu

is it possible to upscale the resolution for the vive (or other vr headset)? i mean is it possible to render a low resolution image (twice 540x600 instead of twice 1080x1200) and upscale the ...
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Mouse cursor on multiple screens with different PPI

I'm using a 4K display along with a Full HD display with both almost the same physical size and it brings some mouse cursor problems to me working with it on the default Windows settings. As the ...
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Windows 7 Dell 1545 rotate screen and change wallpaper

I recently bought a second monitor and hooked it to my laptop. I like to put the monitor in portrait mode when coding and i can do this with igfx but i was wondering if there was a way to make a ...
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What does 1080p mean in laptop resolution?

Dell is selling a laptop (Studio 15) where the options for screen resolution are 720p, 900p, and 1080p. What do they mean? I've found a Wikipedia entry that lists the old confusing (UXGA, WUXGA, &...
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External monitor to laptop resolution [closed]

I own this laptop http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/VGN-FW41E and I would like to add an external screen like this one http://www.amazon.com/Dell-Ultrasharp-U2415-24-Inch-LED-Lit/dp/B00NZTKOQI ...
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How do I get my laptop to recognise the new monitor so it displays correctly with Dell U2410?

I have a HP Pavilion Laptop. The monitor is broken. I have plugged in a Dell U2410 monitor with a HDMI plug. The display is too large I have tried changing the different resolutions but cant get it ...
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Can't change resolution to 1680x1050

I am installing Elementary OS (I had the same issue with plain Ubuntu and Fedora, Mint and some other distros) on a Sony VAIO VGC-JS1E/S and everything works perfectly OK except I cannot change the ...
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How to change an image resolutionwith Inkscape

I'd like to know how can I change the pixel resolution of a SVG image made with Inkscape. I've designed a square logo with a dimension of 25x25 millimeters, and when I saved it I noticed that the ...
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Upgraded to Nvidia 1070, display outside screen boundaries

I have just updated the gpu from a 970 to a 1070. My monitor is 1920x1080. However, when set to 1920x1080 in the display settings, I lose about half the toolbar width on every side of the screen. ...
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Use 4K monitor in HD resolution to get clearer text

As I spend 90% of my time reading code and documentation and seeing the display quality of new tables and smartphones I realize that they are way above the text quality I see on my 23" HD monitor. By ...
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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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Android phone images are not the correct resolution [migrated]

My android phone has an 8 megapixel camera meaning the resolution of the images should be 3,264 x 2,448. However when i plug my phone into my computer and view the details of the pictures, some are ...
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My resolution: 1280x1024

I was surfing the internet, after a few minutes, my screen went black, and the resolution became higher that the usual resolution, i tried doing safe mode, but, still nothing. Help me please, i need ...
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How do I change X resolution on Linux mint 13?

I have an old Sony Vaio system with linux mint 13 (Mate desktop). For the life of me I can't recall how to change the screen resolution. The widescreen monitor is set to 1920x1080 but it won't do ...
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Fixing a guest screen resolution in VirtualBox

I was required to develop a Windows app UI for a fixed resolution - it doesn't matter if it makes sense or not, the customer requires it. I'm using a Windows Server 2003 VirtualBox VM as the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 uknown external display low resolution

I have fresh-installed Ubuntu 14.04 over the weekend on my Dell E6520. The nouveau driver didn't allow me to use maximum resolution for my laptop display. Switching to the nvidia (proprietary, tested) ...