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 determine max supportable display resolution?

I'm trying to determine what is the highest monitor resolution that will be supported by a computer. System Win XP-era Compaq Presario SR1750NX that contains Radeon Xpress 200 integrated graphics ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 NoMachine Client-Side Resolution

I have been using OpenNX on a Mac to connect to a NoMachine 3.5 server on Ubuntu, and I was able to start a new GNOME session with the using the available screen area. However, this behavior changed ...
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Mac 10.8 Guest Multiple Monitors in Virtualbox

I've done a bit of searching and cannot seem to find an answer to my question. I have Mac OS X Mountain Lion guest installed on a virtual machine using Virtual Box with a Windows 7 host. I've found ...
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How to make screenshot from a responsive design rendering without having it scaled by zoom?

I need a screenshot from our web application. It will go on a printed poster, so I need it in a high DPI version. I have a 96 DPI monitor, so a standard screenshot pixelates when printed. My solution ...
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Refresh Rate 60 Hz specified as 60.003840

I'm trying to modify the screen resolution for my monitor in XFCE by modifying the file ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/displays.xml Here is the snippet I want to modify: <property ...
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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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Fake / virtual monitor in Windows 7?

I have a 1440x900 monitor and I want to do some video capturing at to 1080p, WQHD, 4K, etc using my same setup without having to fork out on higher resolution monitor. One idea is to extend the ...
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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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Grub: Legacy 'ask' parameter no longer supported

I'm trying to change the resolution on my base shell (the Ctrl+Alt+1) shell in Debian so that it supports my ViewSonic monitor. The shell appears really fuzzy when it is displayed on my lcd monitor, ...
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Window resolution gets screwed up when docking or undocking laptop

I have an HP EliteBook 850 and 2 HP EliteDisplay E231. The laptop has a 14" screen and the monitors are both 23". If I undock the laptop without shutting down first, the resolution of the windows get'...
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Stuck at 640x480 resolution on AMD 6800 series

Okay. Here's my problem. I am currently running an AMD 6860 GPU with two display outputs. One of them is a projector which connects through HDMI; the other is a monitor which connects through DVI. ...
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Appearance of text and programs looks horrible after Windows 10 upgrade

Today I upgraded from Win7 to Win10. Some programs like Steam, but also Windows programs like the device manager, have a different resolution then normal (1920x1080). The text and pictures (also the ...
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4K monitor showing 2560x1440 as max resolution

I recently purchased a 4k Monitor, to figure that HDMI can only display 4K at 30 hz, which isnt enough for gaming and it simply makes it less enjoyable with the laggy input. It worked at 4k resolution ...
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VMWare Workstation Stretch Guest disabled

I have Windows 8.1 Pro, in which VMWare Workstation 10.03 is installed. The guest system I use there is Ubuntu 14.04. VMWare tools are installed on the Guest System and I ofen use shared folders with ...
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What is the maximum desktop resolution in Windows

I found in one of the blogs the following statement: *"Windows does have a hard limit on maximum resolution and overall pixel count. The maximum continuous windows desktop available is up to 32k ...
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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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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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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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monitor “remembering” wrong resolution on multiple OSes on laptop

Apologies if the title doesn't quite make sense, I really have no idea what's going on here. I have a 2-yr-old Lenovo X220 laptop with dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu which I often connect to a ~4-yr-...
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Can I set a custom resolution in TeamViewer 8? I need 1600x900, but closest I can get is 1600x1200

The description says it all. Can I set a custom resolution in TeamViewer 8? I need 1600x900, but closest I can get is 1600x1200. My computer is a Win8 while the computer I am connecting with is a Win7....
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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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Is there any software to automatically change or save the resolutions for my 22“ and 19” monitors when playing the same game?

Everytime I switch to primary monitor which is 22" then I must select resolution to 1920x1080 again when first starting the same game on 19" secondary monitor with 1280x1024 resolution. Is there any ...
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Making VMPlayer actually scale to full screen

I'm trying to use VMware Player 4.0 to play my existing virtual machines (previously created using VMware Workstation, to which I don't have access anymore). All works fine, but when the guest OS ...
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Resize desktop smaller than screen resolution

I want to resize my desktop to be smaller than my resolution, meaning that the desktop will be placed at the center of the screen with black bars around it, is it possible? The reason for that, I'm ...
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Use different display settings for the welcome / logon screen than my desktop? (Windows 7)

I vaguely recall back in the days of Windows XP that I could set up my display settings as "Administrator" and they would apply to the logon screen. However, once I log in my user settings could ...
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Is there any way to force laptop with two graphics cards to use the better one?

I have an MSI laptop with an additional monitor and two graphics cards: an motherboard-integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 and a separate Nvidia GTX 870M. I'd like to run the monitor on 1600x1200 ...
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Gnome 3 detects my screen differently VGA/HDMI

I have a screen that is correctly detected by gnome in VGA, he said the screen made 40 ", but when I connect HDMI, he said the screen made 7". Can I configure this option?
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Bad Full Screen Scalling when lowering the resolution

I have a Lenovo Z40 entertaiment with Windows 8.1 with a resoltion of 1920 x 1080, and I have to lower the resolution to play some games (because reasons), but now suddendly when I put the resolution ...
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How do I prevent windows from moving when the desktop resolution changes?

I'm running Linux and use Openbox for my desktop. Normally the desktop resolution is 1280x1024. However, when I play a game which only plays at a specific resolution, at fullscreen and there's no ...
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Set monitor “boundaries” on OSX?

I have a Dell 23" monitor. It got damaged and now approximately 7 centimeters from the right is completely black - all the way vertically (I guess pixels got burned or something), and I cannot use ...
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What is the relation between bandwidth and resolution?

I want to encode a video in DASH format. I want to have multiple bitrate/bandwidth with multiple resolution. I'm still wondering: What is relationship between bandwidth and resolution? For example: ...
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IntelliJ IDEA dpi scaling

I have a Windows 7 computer with a 768p display. This means there is very little room for the content. Developing apps in Android studio is an absolute nightmare since, with all the side windows which ...
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Prevent AVCONV from upgrading A/V quality

I am trying to convert all video files of different formats and qualities into one semi-standard format. Thankfully avconv makes this reasonably easy. This is the command that I am using: IFS=$'\n'; ...
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Maximum multi-display resolution for Intel HD-520 & Nvidia 940M laptop

I'm considering a new laptop (ASUS UX303UB) that has Intel HD-520 graphics and has a discrete GPU in the Nvidia 940M. The believe the laptop has a mini-DisplayPort (1.2) and an HDMI 1.4 port. The ...
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Software too small on 4K resolution screen

So, I've had this laptop for some time, and am trying to use the software "ChessBase 12". However, everything is way too small. I know that this is a conflict with the 4K resolution of the monitor. ...
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Text scaling issue with multiple monitors

I have recently acquired Dell u2515h (2560x1440), and decided to setup a dual monitor environment with my current LG W2453TQ (1920x1080). My plan was to use the dell monitor in portrait mode, but i ...
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windows 7 sometimes resizes and moves open windows after having hibernated or switched to and from another user

Context: I have a desktop computer running Windows 7, an AMD HD7850 as its GPU and an Acer K272HUL QHD monitor. The monitor has been connected through DL-DVI-D and is now connected through ...
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How can I fix letterboxing / stretching?

I'm using a Samsung syncmaster 2032mw TV as a pc monitor, it works perfectly fine over vga but I want sound and there's no space / sockets for the speakers I have. I opted to use HDMI which is perfect ...
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Titan Black resolution issues - can't move above 1024x768

I have a Titan Black card in an HP DL380p server computer. I am having an issue I believe is related to HDCP but I'm not sure. The rack has a LCD monitor that can support up to 1920x1200. With other ...
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What settings are being modified when you change the resolution on the desktop monitor for the first time?

I have a web UI running on a box that can change the desktop resolution on windows 7. To do so, it shells out to qres. Pretty standard. I have its HDMI out port going into a GEFEN HDMI detective plus, ...
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What ffmpeg settings to get the best possible video resolution/framerate that my webcam is capable of?

I want to record the best possible video file (in terms of resolution/framerate/colors) from my webcam. Right now I am using this command: ffmpeg -f v4l2 -framerate 25 -video_size 640x480 -i /dev/...
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What determines the minimum size of items on the screen?

Referring to the image below: What determines the minimum value for the "size of text, apps and other items"? What is 100%, and how is it possible to go below this? Is this solely dependent on the ...
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Setting LCD resolution with XRandR reduces the image to upper left corner, is it possible to scale it fullscreen?

I run Debian Linux on Compaq Presario C500 laptop. Xorg detects my video adapter as "Integrated Graphics Chipset: Intel(R) 945GM" using intel_drv.so driver. xrandr claims to support 640x480 video mode:...
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tty resolution breaks down after suspend & resume on Linux

I am running $ uname -sr Linux 4.0.5-gentoo with an Nvidia GeForce 750 Ti card and $ eix nvidia-drivers [I] x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers ... Installed versions: 355.11-r2^msd(01:51:54 04/...
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Get display resolution inside Remote Desktop from windows command line

When I connect to another computer using Remote Desktop, How can I obtain, from Windows Command line in a batch, the screen resolution of the Remote Desktop window, not the screen resolution of the ...
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DNS resolution failed for every tracker

This is really a weird problem for me guys. My utorrent is not connecting to any tracker. In the logger it says DNS resolution failed for tracker udp://........ DNS resolution failed for ...
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Windows 10 blurry windows/applications and text on full hd asus zenbook (1920 x 1080)

I have found alot of good solutions online, however I am unable to iron out the blurriness of a few applications. Solutions tried: Right click on application -> Properties -> Compatibility -> ...
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After OSX El Capitan upgrade resolution down

I was happily using an external monitor (samsung s27d850) with my mid 2010 MBP with maximum resolution of 2560x1440. After upgrading to El Capitan there is no longer an option to pick this resolution ...
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Low Resolution on Log In Start Up on Win7 Pro

I have a laptop with Win7 Pro and a Logitech solar powered keyboard. The resolution was set at the highest one (1920x1080).I was cleaning my keyboard one day, the laptop was in sleep mode or locked, ...
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Ribbon Size in office 2016

When I collapse my ribbon Word 2016, so it autohides, everything looks good: When I pin it, it changes the size of the ribbon: It does the same thing in Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, ... How do I ...