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Questions tagged [osd]

On Screen Display - an image superimposed on screen, usually over other elements, often used to display notifications.

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Can't unlock OSD on a Lenovo ThinkVision L2251p

I got an old monitor, but I can't unlock it's OSD. The manual says to hold the "<-" button for ten seconds, but it does nothing. The only thing I can do is to open the input menu. When I close the ...
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Dell Quickset missing menu on system tray

I've bought a Dell Vostro 15 3568 notebook. I am using it with Windows 7 64bit. Now the problem. I've installed the latest available Quickset Application (25 Apr 2017) from the Dell support site. The ...
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How to add timestamp(OSD) in video using ImageMagick command line?

I want to add a timestamp an OSD (on screen display) in Video (recorded in .mp4 format) using the ImageMagick command line. Do I have to apply continuously a video stream/buffer to ImageMagick? What ...
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Can't remove Philips 231P monitor SmartImage overlay

I have a Philips Brilliance 231PQPYK IPS LED monitor connected to my desktop. It's worked fine for the past 2.5 years, but all of a sudden yesterday it gave me this strange SmartImage overlay with one ...
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Show Volume Level OSD on both monitors?

I use my main monitor often for games and external sources but I have all my audio running through my PC via audio in. I'd like to be able to see the volume indicator (default that shows up in the top ...
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Enable the Volume OSD in Windows 10

So I have a Windows 10 device that recently lost the ability to display the Volume OSD thing when pressing the volume keys, and (contrary to what others seem to want) I want it back. This is ...
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How to reduce OSD time-out?

In Windows 10, OSD for volume control, brightness, etc. takes almost 12 seconds to disappear. Is there any way to change this timeout?
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OSD not working on AOC q2770pqu monitor

I have a newish AOC q2770pqu monitor and it has been working ok until today. I usually use it with a DP connection, but this morning I want to use it with HDMI. I couldn't get into the menu system to ...
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SCCM OSD Apply Operating system error - Only when not PXE booted

I have a strange problem when trying to get OSD working from SCCM 2012. We have a deployment task sequence which works fine from PXE boot to unknown computers (where it asks for computer name) and ...
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How to cycle OSD mode with mplayer?

I would like to turn off all OSD in mplayer from the command line, but can't find any way other than pressing the "o" key. I don't want to use a scripted fifo on the headless machine and hope some ...
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Windows 7 - volume change feedback

I am using windows 7. I also use Linux Mint every now and than. One of the nice features of Mint is that it has volume feedback when pressing the volume buttons on the keyboard/laptop. I would see a ...
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Dismiss Windows 8 Volume Box (top left corner)

When adjusting the volume in Windows 8.1, a box appears at the top left corner of the screen. This box sticks around for ~13 seconds before it fades away. If you attempt to dismiss it by click on it, ...
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MPC-HC enable OSD with audio

I use MPC-HC, and if you are watching a video and you Play Pause Seek Change Volume etc a nice OSD shows you that information. However if you are playing an audio file, nothing. How do you get the ...
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How to disable the Windows8 volume On-Screen-Display?

Here is a picture of what i am talking about. I am at my wits end with that annoying thing, please somebody help me.
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How do I get a volume OSD just like the one in OSX?

I'm using a Dell Studio laptop which has volume up/down hotkeys. On pressing these, I want a volume OSD to popup to show my current volume status just like in OSX; that is, just like: Anybody know ...
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Display a permanent OSD

Is there any way to have a permanent static translucent OSD somewhere on my screen? I'm looking for an overlay that I cannot interact with so I can still use whatever is behind it. What I am trying ...
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Display Hotkey associated with menuitem

I don't use keyboard shortcuts a lot and would like to improve that. Is there a way to display (like an On Screen Display) a shortcut I could have pressed when selecting a menu item / context menu ...
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How to write to KDE's OSD or notification from console?

How can I write, from a bash script, to KDE's OSD or notification area? I am using KDE 4.5, and basically what I want is my script to report some stuff when it is run. Since I run the script by a ...
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How do you disable the green brightness meter on a Thinkpad T400?

I find the green brightness meter that pops up when I am on battery to be annoying. Is there a setting where I can disable this?
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Lenovo T61 mute button and On Screen Display mute indicator doesn't work in Windows 7

This quesion is a follow-up to a two-part question I previously had. It's in regards to my On Screen Display settings on my Lenovo T61. I recently reformatted my Lenovo T61 and put Windows 7 ...
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What is a modern alternative to Thinkpad Buttons?

A lot of people say that Thinkpad Buttons prevents the CPU from saving power and shouldn't be used but it is the only solution for Thinkpads I know that shows OSD for volume keys. hotkey-setup that ...