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How does my monitor have more pixels than its specification

I plugged my laptop (2020 M1 macbook pro running macos 11.6 Big Sur) into a Dell S2817Q monitor, whose specification says its maximum dimensions are 3820 x 2160. In System Preferences, I configured ...
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Windows Explorer - icons Large or Extra Large View - Is it possible to define a minimum distance in pixels between icons?

Windows Explorer - icons Large or Extra Large View - Is it possible to define a minimum distance in pixels between icons? It would be easier to hit empty space between icons with mouse-click to open ...
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Laptop Screen Issue: Weird Pixel columns and blackout of every alternate pixel row

I was using my laptop for straight many hours with the power plugged in and I was also on Google meet. My laptop suddenly had weird pixel lines showing up on the screen(Check photos). Weird pixel ...
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How can I prevent some added text from becoming pixelated in Microsoft Paint?

When I add some text in Microsoft Paint, it gets overly pixelated: I used the Times New Roman font. How can I prevent some added text from becoming pixelated in Microsoft Paint? Image used in the ...
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ffmpeg - Change color of transparent pixels?

Background: When you turn pixels transparent, you're in fact just setting the alpha value of a pixel to 00. Said pixel can still have an arbitrary colour, no matter if it's green, blue, black or ...
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Are there any displays with non-regular pixel grids?

Reading about how grid distribution when performing supersampling is suboptimal got me wondering: are there any displays that arrange their pixels in pattern other than regular grid? Wikipedia ...
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Experience with two different display with effective DPI being same, differs

I have two display screens - LG 22" monitor (22MP68VQ) which has a FullHD resolution (1920x1080) with DPI = 100. Contents are displayed without scaling. Lenovo X1 carbon 6th gen laptop screen (...
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Excel not printing 96 x 96 pixel square as 1" x 1"

I am under the impression that 96 pixels = 1", and that is absolute. When I create a cell in Excel that is 96 x 96 pixels, it prints as something smaller than that. I have tried it on 2 different ...
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Is there a way to limit display resolution options in Windows 10?

I'm trying to find out if it is possible to restrict or edit the list of possible resolutions offered in the Windows 10 Display Settings. I would want to make sure that if the user changes the ...
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Anti-Twin's Byte by Byte" vs. "Compare images (pixels)"

Kindly see the red rectangle below. How does "Byte by Byte" differ from "Compare images (pixels)"? Which is more accurate? What are the pros and cons of each? Advise me if I got ...
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Computer have pixels on screen, freezing then restart

Specs: Rtx 2060 Super Ryzen 5 3600XT B550 Aorus Pro 24gb RAM 750W Windows 10 64bitenter image description here
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Green pixel on the exact left half of my monitor

The exact left half of my monitor has green pixels as you can see in the following image I downloaded a black background just so you can see it better, because i can still use the monitor with no ...
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Getting the macOS page line printed on the monitor as a light green shadow when using Split View

I use Split View a lot with my M1 MacBook Pro (A2338). I am starting to get (from time to time) a green mark of the page splitter marked on my monitor as a green line. It's super weird. I'd like to ...
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Horizontal pink line on my HP Pavilion 15, how do I fix it?

I use my 1yr old HP Pavilion for WFH, so its on for around 12 hrs or so every single day. Yesterday, I put it on sleep mode and when I turn it on today I see a pinkish horizontal line over the screen ...
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How to calculate the file size for a digital image

I know that there is some formula of calculating pixels x bit depth and then dividing it by another couple of numbers to get a final file size but I dont know how to do this exactly. There is a ...
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Pixelated display on hp laptop

I have an HP pavilion gaming 15-dk0020na laptop and yesterday I've got this issue with the display. I do not know if it is something regarding the GPU or pixels. It looks pixelated. Photograph - ...
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Why does the dead pixel on my monitor keep reviving and dying?

I have an Asus ROG STRIX 49 inch ultra wide monitor... and unfortunately I have a dead/stuck pixel I tried many programs online(JScreenFix, PixelHealer, UDpixel, etc...) as an attempt to remove the ...
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Weird and pixelated image on Nvidia control panel

I don't know if this is the correct place to post this question if no please guide me where I should post it to get help. Suddenly my Nvidia GeForce started to give this weird image on the control ...
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Change monitor pixel dimensions using software on Windows 10

I have an Emerson LE220EM3 TV I am using for a second monitor. The image it projects stretches about 65 pixels beyond the border of the casing. For example, my taskbar and minimize/close buttons are ...
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How do I configure Windows 10 to ignore a certain amount of mouse movement whlie clicking?

When I click, the mouse often moves a certain distance at the same time, so Windows 10 doesn't recognise it as a click. How do I increase the threshold in pixels that the mouse can move between the ...
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What are the advantages/disadvantages of 3:2 aspect ratio over other aspect ratios? [closed]

I have been recently looking at buying a new laptop and came across the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3. Its display seems to have a 3:2 aspect ratio. Now I have little to no knowledge about aspect ...
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Pixelated mkv on vm (vlc)

I have a simple installation of windows 10 pro on a vmware WS VM and I installed vlc on it. All video files play smoothly with normal picture except for mkv files which play with pixlated picture. ...
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How to calculate the size of an image?

How many images of size 800×600 with 8-bit gray level can be stored in 512 MB of storage?
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Is "Dot Pitch" the distance between like-colored LEDs?

My understanding is that LEDs provide backlight in LED displays, while dot pitch is the distance between subpixels on the screen——these two are completely different concepts. But according to New ...
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What does this red pixel 'infection' mean?

I was just using my PC with two screens. Suddenly a couple of red dots/pixels appeard on both screen, same position. I tried changing the cable, still red dots. They are stuck on the screen and don't ...
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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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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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