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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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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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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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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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Enforce blurry scaling on high dpi

I have a 4K 15 inch screen set with scaling on 200% with the new Windows 10 display settings (not via the old Control Panel). Of course there are some old (and also recent unfortunately) applications ...
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Scaling in Gimp 2.9 causes scaled object to whiten

Whenever I scale something up or down using Gimp 2.9, it causes the scaled object to whiten. Example: Original: Scaled: Is this a bug with Gimp 2.9, or a setting I have to change? Thank you ...
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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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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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Force an application to run in a lower resolution to native Windows 10

I'm trying to use Solid Edge ST8 on a 4k laptop. In 4K the application becomes almost unusable. Screen shot of Solid Edge ST8 running at 4k: When I go into the Windows settings and change the ...
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Custom scale printing in Adobe Acrobat

I have Acrobat X Pro and read Choose File > Print. Click Size, and choose one of the following options: Fit Scales small pages up and large pages down to fit the paper. Shrink Oversize Pages ...
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Scaling up an old dos game to fit my screen? win7

It is Oregon Trail 1.2 downloaded from myabandonware.com. The game works fine but the 4.3 aspect ratio of it makes for a tiny game window. It works straight out of the box on win7, so no dosbox needed....
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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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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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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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Is it possible to see other layers while scaling an image in Gimp?

I have 2 layers in Gimp: an image of human and environment bounding polyline I'm trying to scale the image to put human in the bounding polyline, but when I use a scale tool I see only the image ...
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Windows tab header font messed up

Please help -- some of my Windows 10 fonts are messed up. I have reset all DPI scaling, font settings, themes etc. but cannot get rid of this problem. See this image as an example: http://imgur.com/...
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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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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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Dynamic/Static CPU Frequency Scaling

I need to manipulate frequency of each core in my I7 processor. There is a way to do it in Debian (http://wiki.debian.org/HowTo/CpuFrequencyScaling). But I want to do it on Linux Fedora and Window. ...
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How do I force Windows 10 programs to adapt to a change of text size without signing out?

Windows 10 has a feature which allows one to change the size of fonts. However it comes with a warning: Changing the font size without signing out does indeed cause many programs (including ...
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Windows 10 - different icons and font after scaling?

Never would have thought, but I think I'm running out of keywords to search for on Google. Here's what bothers me: There are two monitors involved. One has a resolution of 2560x1440 and the other ...
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Windows 10 Display Scaling Issues

I seem to be having some issues regarding Windows 10 display scaling feature ("Change the size of text, apps, and other items: x%" x being the percentage from 100% to 300%). Currently, I've set this ...
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Is there a way to change the interpolation when upscaling a lower resolution on Windows with an Nvidia GPU?

Let's say I put my desktop (1920x1080 native) resolution to something custom like 480x270, which is exactly 4 times smaller than my 1080p native resolution, which SHOULD look really sharp with nearest ...
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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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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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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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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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How do change dpi scaling for specific applications?

I like having my scaling upscaled for most applications. This is what I'm talking about:http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5990-dpi-scaling-level-displays-change-windows-10-a.html But, for certain ...
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Why Do Some Components Not Respect DPI Scaling on Windows 10

This has been a problem for me for too long, and I have no idea how to resolve. I use a Dell Laptop with a docking station, the 14" Touch Screen has a greater than HD resolution. This means that when ...
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forcing custom scale factor

tl;dr This article describes a 'system-side scale factor'. Is it possible to change it? Backstory I own a high-DPI laptop and I often dock it to my two 1080p monitors (not-so-high-DPI). I ...
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Windows 10 force 80% display scaling

I would like to force 80% display scaling in Windows 10 Pro, so that it look more sharp and provide more workspace on my HD screen. The GPU is Intel, so upscaling resolution seems impossible.
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Windows 10 Movies & TV: how to set the original video size

Is there a keyboard shortcut or another command to resize the window of the Windows 10 intrinsic Movies & TV app to watch the video with the scale 1:1 in it?
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Windows 10: Is it possible to control the display scaling (typically a monitor based setting) specific to a window?

I've got some PC displays with wildly varying DPI's. I have a typical 27" 2560x1440 which is 107 PPI and I have hooked up a 324 PPI iPad3 (sub 10", 2048x1536) screen converted to displayport with an ...
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Separate custom scaling levels for each display in Windows 10

I want to set a different custom scaling level for each of my 2 monitors. The "recommended" scaling for my laptop display is 150%, while 100% scaling is recommended for my external monitor. 100% is ...
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Setting up event capturing and sharing mobile App

Assumptions 1 Messages are 10MB max size 2 Assuming 30 % of users are creators for original creative contents 3 Assuming 70% of users are consumers 4 Assuming 80% of the users forward their ...
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Windows 10: Run certain applications at a different scaling level

I bought a 24" 4k/UltraHD monitor a while ago and used it with Windows 8.1 at 200% scaling. With most modern applications I use, the scaling worked fine and the crisp text was a blessing for my eyes. ...
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Upscaling or stretch resolution to fit tv screen on Windows 10

I have a laptop with an AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4500 graphics card that output a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768. On Windows 8 I used to use AMD Catalyst's scaling option to make the HDMI output fit ...
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Nvidia Control Panel No option for GPU scaling in the drop down menu

Here are my PC specs: CPU: Intel Core i3 2100 @3.1GHz GPU: Gigabyte GTX 750 Ti RAM: 8GB Mobo: Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2P (rev 2.0) Monitor: Samsung SyncMaster 740n (1024x768) VGA A few days ago I had ...
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Cannot completely disable DPI scaling

I have an old (1995 old) image program that needs to display high-resolution images. I tried different settings, but I always get one of the following effects: Display at 200% scale, run program ...
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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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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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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 ...