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Is there any software to analyze and detect 'fake' hi-res images (TIFF when really JPEG, deliberately upscaled images)?

In my line of work I often work with images for print marketing from multiple sources and occasionally when I have asked for hi-res images (instead of initially the low-res ones that they start by ...
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In a processing sketch, how I can reduce overall size for smaller screen?

I have a Processing sketch that has a size(500,800), and I want to show it, for a presentation, on a laptop that appears to allow a maximum y dimension of only 700. Please, is there an easy way to ...
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Windows 8.1 highdpi - fuzzy fonts on secondary FullHD screen in highdpi optimized apps

I just started using a laptop with a 3k (2880 x 1620) 15" display (MSI GS60 2QE). I've hooked up my FullHD 22" display as a secondary screen and would like to use that side-by-side with the laptop. ...
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Host a database server with a different hosting company [closed]

I am hosting my app and database in Linode. I want to scale it by having a separate database server, but I reckon I don't need to pay $10/month for another VPS with Linode for the database server. I ...
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Change method / algorithm Windows uses to scale desktop wallpaper?

Note: I'm not asking how to use the various options for windows wallpaper fitting (Fill vs. Fit vs. Center etc). What I want is to change the method windows uses to shrink an image, when you choose ...
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Display Scaling - Win 8 Control Panel

In "Control panel -> Display" there is the setting "Let me choose one scaling level for all my displays" which I disabled because i want the scaling in some monitors to be 100% (i have 2 low dpi ...
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High DPI VMWare

My display is 4k. When I run VMWare, my linux guests look like postage stamps. Sadly, none of them support HDPI scaling (Running LXDE/XFCE mainly). I'm also interested in "Unity Mode", but ...
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Do Intel integrated graphics support nearest neighbor scaling?

On a MacBook Pro with Retina Display, I'd like to run Windows with exactly half the screen resolution in order to maintain 100% scaling (2880x1800 -> 1440x900). However, I've heard that if you set a ...
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Avoid Blurry texts when having 150% of normal DPI (windows 8.1)

(yes, it is a common problem but the found solutions are not acceptable for me) I am using one screen 1920 x 1080 and 125% of normal DPI is even little for me and prefer to have 150% on windows 8.1. ...
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Representing web app users as OS users - bad idea? [on hold]

How bad an idea is to have a web app that represents its users through OS users rather then storing them in a data base? And assuming their privileges are properly set up, to handle their http ...
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Why are there limits to scaling relational databases? [closed]

It is often repeated that the Big Data problem is that relational databases can not scale to process the massive volumes of data that are now being created. But what are these scalability limitations ...
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How to scale a bitmap in Photoshop without anti-aliasing?

I have this pixely layer which I need to scale 200% in both directions. Since the pixels should be exactly double the size, I expect no anti-aliasing. (fuzziness). However, the newly sized image is ...
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What's the state of the art in image upscaling?

I like to collect cool pics and use them as wallpapers or for other things. Often, artists publish only low-res versions, probably for fear of theft. Example: Now, if I want to use that as a ...
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VNC scaling works with one servers and fails with another

I have an Active VNC viewer control (SmartCode ViewerX, v3.5.7.0) that connects with StretchMode = FREE (aka "scale to window") fine when connected to some servers, but the same mode fails on others. ...
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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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Logging in to a Win 8.1 PC over RDC resets the display scaling semi-permanently, why?

OK. Here's the story. It might be a touch long. I have a laptop that came out of the box with Win 8.0 Home. It was "upgraded" to 8.0 Professional then updated to 8.1 and all the various 8.1 updates ...
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Huge UI elements in Crunchbang

I have just installed Crunchbang on my Desktop, and windows and menus appear incredibly enlarged. When I right click the context menu fills the screen, for example. My graphics card is the Radeon HD ...
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Azure - systems break when it auto-scales

I've been involved with 2 different web projects that are hosted in Azure and are set to auto-scale when the CPU of the hosting servers gets too high. The problem I saw in both web projects is that, ...
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Any way to prevent Firefox scaling on second monitor?

So, the background on this issue. I had two monitors. A 1080p Samsung monitor, and a 1440x900 Philips TV. On my old Radeon HD 5770, I connected the monitor via HDMI and the TV via VGA and set both to ...
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How do I scale default app size smaller than “Default” in Windows 8.1?

I'm on a 1920x1080 pixel, 15.1" laptop running Windows 8.1. Some of my apps (Eclipse, SourceTree, pgAdmin, Chrome) render larger than I would like, fitting far less content than on Windows 7. I can ...
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Strange scaling when duplicating monitors with another screen

I can't get two monitors to scale application resolutions the same way. My main monitor works normally. My second monitor however, which is set to duplicate its image onto a TV I have in my room, ...
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Can I turn off high-DPI scaling for all applications? [duplicate]

I'm on a Windows 8.1 laptop (Thinkpad T440s). For some programs to not appear blurred/scaled, I have to access the .exe properties, go to Compatibility and "Disable display scaling on high DPI ...
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App to switch between video profiles in a high-DPI laptop

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 2 Pro, which sports a high-DPI 13" 3200x1800 screen. Since using that with normal Windows app would be impossible, it ships with "DPI scaling" in Windows set to 200%. ...
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Is there a way to specify separate scaling factors for multiple monitors in Windows 8.1?

I have a Samsung Series 7 Ultra laptop with the latest update to Windows 8.1. I am using an additional digital monitor with the same nominal resolution (1080p) as the laptop, but much larger in size ...
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GPU vs monitor image scaling

When rendering at lower resolutions than the native display size, most recent GPUs have this "GPU scaling" option as alternative to the old display scaling. GPU scaling probably has the advantage of ...
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DPI nightmare - Cannot find a good setting

I'm having a really bad problem with the DPI settings on my Acer s7-392 laptop. The resolution of the display is 2560x1440 but at 100% DPI the text is too small to read. I can fix this by increasing ...
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Scaling problems with Radeon HD6850 and Acer S222HQL (HDMI)

I have scaling problems with Radeon HD6850 (HDMI) and Acer S222HQL (HDMI). Before I switch to HDMI I had used DVI with a "crystal clear" image. Today I switch to HDMI and get a washy look. First the ...
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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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Windows Shortcut Icon Issue

I created nice, large 512x512 ICO files for use as icons for my shortcuts. However, for some reason, when I scale them up some of them just do not scale. I've lived with it for 3 months, but, last ...
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Are there any tools to scale/magnify a given window or application?

I recently purchased a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, which sports a high-dpi 13" screen with a resolution of 3200x1800, running under Win8.1. The issue I sometimes face is that some applications will not scale ...
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How do I change the scaling options in AMD Catalyst Control Center?

I've just switched out my old GTX 470 for a new ASUS Radeon R9 280X and now when I choose the resolution 1920 x 1080 it doesn't fit my 1920 x 1080 monitor. It just doesn't fill up the whole screen and ...
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How do I stop windows from upscaling my UI?

I have three 1080p ASUS monitors hooked up to my machine. I also have my Samsung HDTV (1080p) hooked up to my PC as well. The middle monitor is set to duplicate to the TV for playing games. The ...
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Is there software to detect omission of thin lines in image when it is reduced in size (e.g. chinese characters)?

Is there software to detect omission of thin lines in a bitmapped image (jpg etc.) when it is reduced in size (e.g. chinese characters)? For example if the physical dimensions of an image are ...
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Display Scaling in Windows Remote Desktop Connection

I constantly RDP into different servers on our network. Sometimes I want to go full screen, but sometimes I want to specify the resolution. I do both of these through Microsoft's Remote Desktop ...
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Desktop applications appear blurred after upgrading to Windows 8.1

I've upgraded my Microsoft Surface Pro to Windows 8.1 two days ago. Now on my home monitor (native max and effective res is 1920x1200) all the desktop windows, except for browser rendered screens, ...
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Change DPI in Windows 8(.1) below 100%

I want to make all of the UI smaller than possible, because I am running 3 27" Monitors with 1080p resolution and am hoping to get a little more screen real estate out of it. So I have played around a ...
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Software to make a single window bigger than screen size [duplicate]

I neet to take a screenshot from a software at a huge resolution, bigger than the screen. So basically I need to make a specific window a lot bigger than 1920x1080, like for example 6000x4000. How ...
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Two different computers with one Microsoft account

I recently bought a 13 inch 1920x1080 laptop. If I set the default scaling to 100% in Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalisation -> Display, it's too small to be usable. I set it to 125 % and it ...
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Force full-screen scaling on a Radeon-powered laptop

I've got a Packard Bell laptop with a Radeon 5650 card. The desktop resolution is 1600x900. Windows 7 SP1 x64. I like older games. They often have resolutions like 800x600 or 640x480. When I run ...
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Force games stretch into full screen in lower resolution?

This is my story : I am playing Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition on Windows 7. I can't run with my max resolution (1680x1050) because my video card doesn't have enough power to support 60 fps (ATI ...
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Unlock scaled print size

When printing with Photoshop a set of options are available under "Scaled Print Size". It allows you to change the Scale percentage. However I see a chain icon that symbolizes that the aspect ratio ...
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How to embed an image plot with scaled dimensions in a pdf without smoothing effects?

I need to produce an image plot of data as a pdf. There are a small number of pixels in the data (roughly 100 x 100), so each pixel is discernible (not a smooth image). I have tried exporting a pdf ...
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WIndows 8 Start/Metro scaling for big TVs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 8 Pixel density large screen Is there any way to increase the Metro UI / Start elements size ? I mean in the same way you can change the dpi scaling for the ...
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Pixel doubling with NVidia card

I have a 2880x1800 display and I'd like to be able to run applications on Windows 7 at 1440x900. Unfortunately if I create this resolution on NVidia Control Panel the image becomes blurry, because ...
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Windows 7 Incorrect Scaling

I ran into a problem the second after installing Windows 7 a few months ago, but it only affected a few applications at the time, so I ignored it. Now an increasing number of applications behave the ...
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Windows 7 Inconsistent DPI/Scaling [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 Incorrect Scaling I've got a Windows 7 box displaying some rather odd behavior related to DPI scaling. This was a laptop provided to me pre-configured to use ...
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What image scaling/interpolation algorithm does OS X use? [closed]

All of Apple's software uses a distinctive image scaling algorithm built into the OS. Both OS X and iOS use it. It might seem like a silly question, but does anybody know what it's called and/or how ...
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Create PDF with print page scale of none

I need to generate a pdf document that has the Print Options of Page Scaling set to "None" or "Actual Size" This setting in the document would mean that the default when you open the document in ...
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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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What are the definitive rules for Windows 8 Screen Scaling

I have a laptop + external screen multi-mon setup running windows 8. The laptop has a 15.4 Inch 1920*1080 Screen (Smaller Physical / Higher Pixel Density) The Monitor has a 22 Inch 1680*1050 Screen ...