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Questions tagged [pixels]

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What is the difference between screen with resolution 2560*1440 with zoom - 200% and screen with resolution 1280*720?

I have a laptop with native screen resolution as 2560*1440. So that means it has 2560 pixels dot horizontally and 1440 pixel dots vertically. I can also force the system to display as a screen with ...
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Pixel distortion after waking PC from sleep

I've had this really really weird issue for the past 6 months, and the case is starting to turn cold for me, so i better be asking you guys for help. When waking a PC from sleep, one display with ...
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Stop Photoshop from automatically resizing images that are dragged and dropped into a image that is being worked on

When I drag and drop an image file into an image I am working on, Photoshop automatically resizes the image (presumably based on canvas size?). To give a specific example: I am creating a sprite ...
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Why fonts are so pixelated all of the sudden in windows 10?

This is a screenshot of the zoomed home page for this site as I'm seeing it this happens to me (for the last two days. It was perfect before) in Firefox and Chrome, but in edge they look like it ...
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Shift in small icons with off-axis viewing on VA monitor

I have a new monitor, the BenQ EW3270U, and noticed that small icons in the bookmarks toolbar in Firefox appear shifted in a particular way when viewing them off-axis (i.e. not perpendicular to ...
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How to get color-depth or pixel desnity right for a remote desktop to CentOS using VNCServer?

I am doing a remote desktop to CentOS by starting VNCServer (Tiger VNC)and then connecting using RealVNC client. This is what I see There is something wrong with Pixel density, resolution or color-...
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Pixel force tether mode into using static IP

I am using tether mode through USB, is there a way to have the phone assign a static IP address to a computer. Currently my Pixel will change the computers IP address every time tether mode is enabled,...
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Cyan,Magenta,and Yellow are displayed using 2 subpixels.Red,Green,and Blue only light one for each.How come C,M,Y don't look much brighter than R,G,B? [closed]

LCD screens have pixels that consist of 3 sub-pixels: red, green, and blue. The colors red, green, and blue are made with only one color. The colors yellow (red + green), magenta (red + blue), and ...
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Pick color from a pixel in Photoshop cc 2017

How can I pick a color from a pixel in Photoshop cc 2017? Here is my program view:
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Block mode for the eraser in Photoshop cc 2017

How do I enable the block mode for the eraser in Photoshop cc 2017? Here is my program view: I suppose the block mode should be somewhere in a Brush menu, but I can not find it:
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Set pixel grid properly in Photoshop cc 2017

How can I set pixel grid in Photoshop cc 2017 to display 1 by 1 pixel grid? Here are my grid view and its settings: After disabling an ordinary grid and enabling the pixel grid I got another problem....
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Change pixel size of a pencil in Photoshop cc 2017

How can I change the pixel size of a pencil in Photoshop cc 2017? Here is my program opened:
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Damaged screen. Any hope but replacing?

I just unboxed an Acer laptop, and this is the state of the screen: Tech support suggested a couple of programs to try and revive the pixels. It looks beyond software repair to me. Am I right?
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ffmpeg how to process a video to get square pixel effect

Using Android, I am trying to add a pixelated effect on a video. I have had a look at the various filters at disposal but there are so many so I don't know which one to use or if there is any which ...
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How can pixels display continuous data?

I am currently playing around with procedurally-generating Sierpinski triangles in Terraria but I have encountered a problem. As you can see in the image below, the dimensions of the triangles are ...
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How to calculate bytes needed for a gray scale video

What is the minimum memory (in bytes) for saving five seconds gray scale video with a frame rate of 14 fps in which the dimension of each frame is 480x320? Each pixel in this video requires to be ...
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Photoshop on 4K monitor pixel count is off

I have a 4K monitor on Windows 10 with a custom display of text,apps and other items 150%. When I take a screen grab and get the exact pixel size in Photoshop the pixel size is off. You can see ...
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How does a GPU know the address of each and every pixel on a screen? If so how does it cope with high resolution images?

I know how bitmaps work and how pixels are used (binary 0 or 1). I am also aware of RGB but the thing I wonder about is how GPUs know the address of each pixel on a high resolution screen and how the ...
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How to save power point slide as a 8000 x 4500 pixel image?

For example, I have a ppt with a circle on it, nothing fancy. I save this slide as a picture (say png). Then I open up that png file using Windows Paint For reason I do not yet understand, it says ...
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Does 1 pixel have a standard size?

I'm confused about the term "pixels per inch" iPhone 6 has 326 ppi there's 25.4 millimeter in 1 inch which I can barely see... how much more of 326 pixels inside 1 inch.... So does Pixel have a ...
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Windows 7 Pavilion - White ares with vertical, pink, flickering pixels - Green areas with green, vertical moving pixels

I have a windows 7 Pavilion, HP laptop that's been having issues for a month or so. It started after the laptop fell from my bedside, around a 2 foot drop onto the corner near the vent fan, and ...
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How to limit the displayed pixels? [duplicate]

So I recently broke my monitor and now small part of its bottom is blinking and not displaying correctly. Anyway how could I disable the broken pixels - so that they are not powered? I'm using IPS235....
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my screengrab is a different pixel size in photoshop to the browser

I am having trouble understanding why when I inspect an element in my browser (viewing at 100%) it gives me a pixel size which is different to the screengrab opened in photoshop. As you can see from ...
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What is better for eyes: higher pixel density vs larger screen size?

I am usually spending over 8 hours a day using PC at worktime, that's why I want to buy a monitor that will be most comfortable for my eyes. I decided to buy 4K display since I usually buy such things ...
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Why are pixels square?

Pixels in screens are square, but I'm not sure why. Both pixelated images look pretty bad - but I'm not sure there's any advantage of squares over hexagons here. Hexagons also divide up into 3 ...
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Pixel pitch of a monitor

How can the pixel pitch of a monitor be double another monitor if they both have the same resolution and are the same size? E.g., Acer B6 Series B286HK and ASUS PB287Q.
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What are dark pixels on my SONY PRS-T1 Ebook Reader? [closed]

Has anyone experienced this? What is this dark pixel on my SONY PRS-T1 Ebook Reader shown in the image?
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4k Monitor. Higher PPI than iMac 27". More Pixelated than iMac

I'm looking to understand exactly why a monitor with higher number of pixels per inch (albeit slightly so), than the standard 27" iMac, cannot produce image that is at least just as sharp as images on ...
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How many pixels wide is a pinned tab in Chrome? [closed]

I'd like to know how many tabs I can pin into a single browser window on my 1280 x 800 px Chromebook, but I want to use math-magic to find out instead of just pinning a bunch of tabs and counting them....
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How can I reduce brightness extremely without change pixel RGB values of screen?

How can I reduce brightness extremely without change pixel RGB values of screen? I want to reduce my screen's brightness extremely (like %100 to %5). I want to satisfy this two issues together: ...
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Small grey streak on screen visible with black background

I don't know how or why but I recently started noticing a small grey streak visible on my screen with a dark or black background. What is this? And what can I do to fix this?
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How Supersampling Anti-Aliasing works?

From reading online I understand the basic idea of how Supersampling Anti-Aliasing works, it renders the scene at a higher resolution that the user's display, uses the extra pixels to calculate an ...
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How do I tell the dimensions of the current selection in GIMP?

Oftentimes, I need to measure the dimensions of part of an image (in pixels). In Photoshop, I can make a rectangular selection and see the dimensions in the "Info" window (or something like that). How ...
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Weird moving pixels on both monitors

I recently had my laptop repaired and a few days after receiving it back, I noticed these weird moving pixels on my screen. They started of quite unnoticeable but a few months down the track and they ...
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Is it possible to always replace pixels of a certain color in Windows 7?

I would like to mandatorily swap pure white pixels on my PC with another color for example grey, so that the graphics driver never sends out a pure white pixel. All the other pixels of the pc should ...
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Red dots on my new laptop?

I just purchased a new laptop with Intel HD 4400 with a dedicated NVIDIA GTX 970m graphic card. When I booted up everything was fine, but after I set up the computer I updated the NVIDIA drivers and ...
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What happened to this pixel?

I have what seems like a dead pixel on my screen, but when I take a picture of it and zoom in it looks different. Original Image
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Show Pixel ruler in Visual Studio 2013

I use Visual Studio 2013 and want to use a Pixel ruler in the designer. I saw some screenshots on the internet but don't know how to display the ruler or if I have to install a plugin or something.
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How to calculate bytes need for an image with 256 level gray scale

When the size of a still image is 1,600 x 1,200 pixels and each pixel has a 256-level gray scale ranging from 0 to 255, approximately how many megabytes are needed at least to store five such ...
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Transfering objects between images in GIMP

When I mark and drag over and object from one picture to another it changes colors (to the other pictures palette) and that makes it look really bad. How can I prevent that?
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Adobe Illustrator changes dimension to .001

I'm working in a document with properties and rulers set to pixels. I have several different closed paths (some are simple circles with 1px stroke, others are not-so-complex compound paths). The ...
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Strange pixels showing up in programs

So I just got my new pc and I noticed that there are a lot of multicolored pixels all over certain programs like shown in the screenshot: This is on my brand new Asus rog g750jm-ds71. These pixels ...
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How can I encode a video for my non-square pixel display?

My car stereo has a 800x480 display but is physically 16x9 so I believe it uses non-square pixels. The documentation says it says (2 400x480) so I think it's describing a 2:1 pixel aspect ratio (?). ...
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How do I disable Magnifier's “smoothing” filter in Windows 7?

I would prefer to have a "nearest-neighbor" scale mode in the Magnifier (where each original pixels is rendered as a large square, not blurred between eachother). Is there an option to change that, ...
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Explain the correlation between PPI and resolution

I understand this is a very novice question to ask but I just want to make sure I have a firm grasp on the concept(s) Resolution is how many pixels displayed on a screen by height x width. How does ...
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What is the pixel clock setting on my monitor actually doing?

I am experiencing display interference on a dell 24" flat panel monitor.I find that if I adjust the pixel clock settings up or down in the monitor's on-screen menus, the interference goes away for a ...
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Different pixel attributes of images/frames in a video [closed]

What different attributes can a pixel of a video file contain? For eg, rgb values, sharpness etc. Does every type of video files and images have all these attributes or only some that are new ...
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How to vector a logo?

I'm trying to convert the logo I've built in photoshop to a vector so I can resize it to fit different app and mobile screens. I've tried the live trace in illustrator function but that just distorts ...
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Which type of image has high quality vector or pixel (raster)?

I used GIMP to create images, but, since I needed to produce higher quality images, I recently switched to Inkscape. Now I have created a sample text with black background in it, and I am not able see ...
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How do I measure screen width and screen depth?

I would like to know whether you might have a quick program which measures screen width and screen height. For example, starting off reading left to right (or right to left), I would like to know ...