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Questions tagged [resolution]

The number of pixels in a given display or image, representing the smallest physical unit of display. One individual pixel represents a single colour value, and when combined, create a displayed image. Usually written as (width x height).

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Integer-scaled fullscreen with NVIDIA card

I am currently playing a game which runs better on fullscreen, but the only resolution it supports in fullscreen is 640x480 and my display is 1920x1080. If I set the scaling mode in the NVIDIA ...
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Adding letterboxing with Handbrake

My TV has a resolution of 1920 x 1080. I want to convert a movie that is 1920 x 800 px. If I leave it as is, then the TV stretches it out to 1920 x 1080, so the picture is stretched vertically. It ...
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1920x1080 from boot of virtual Debian on ESXi 6.5

I run my Debian 9 on a virtual machine on ESXi 6.5 and accesses it from a thin client using VMRC. I want my screen resolution to be 1920x1080 from boot time, without being dependent on VMware Tools ...
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Why isn't my monitor's native resolution not recognised under Linux?

I own a ViewSonic VA1931wa-LED monitor which has a native resolution of 1366x768 pixels with a refresh rate of 60Hz. The problem is that no matter what I do, it works just fine on Windows but on any ...
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How to calibrate 16:9 built-in touch-screen to a 4:3 resolution?

I need help with an issue we're facing in a project where we are moving from a Windows-based POS environment to one running on CentOS7. The problem consists of a number of factors, please find the ...
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Installed new display on iMac 27" EMC:2639, appearing as 640X480 instead of 2560x1440

I recently replaced the screen of my Late 2013 iMac A1419 - EMC 2639. The screen i purchased is this one: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/322346668538 I had a local repair shop install the new screen for ...
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Windows 10 can't select most resolutions once external monitor is connected

My laptop's native resolution is 1920 x 1080 59Hz, my external monitor's (Yiynova tablet) native resolution is 1024 x 600 60Hz. The tablet can only work if the displays are duplicated or if it's the ...
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Blurry text in some programs Windows 10

I am having problems with blurry text in some programs, which is very annoying. When I focus the window, it does sharpen the text, but it is still not normal. The weird part is that some part is ...
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Cloning a 4K panel to a 1080p monitor

Okay first let me say this: I know that MANY people dont understand that cloning a monitor in windows means that BOTH monitors do have the same resolution. Now Im trying to do something that goes in ...
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TigerVNCServer add resolutions to configuration

I have googled this for hours and can't find the solution I am looking for. I want to add more resolutions to VNC but I don't want to have to remember to start vncserver with -geometry or -randr. I ...
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Playing Video in 4K Resolution Requires Changing Display Settings?

This may be a silly question, but I wasn't sure. I have a 4K monitor with a graphics card capable of displaying 4K video. However, my default screen resolution is 2K. (I'm on a Mac). Do I have to ...
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Would a laptop with a native resolution of 3840x2160 behave the same as a 1920x1080 one if the resolution is lowered?

Would a laptop with a native resolution of 3840x2160 behave the same as a 1920x1080 one if the resolution is lowered to FHD? Would getting a UHD laptop and using it in FHD be a logical thing to do if ...
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Can a laptop with 1080p native resolution output 4K signal to an external monitor?

I am completely new to Windows. I have bought the Alienware M15 laptop. It has a 1080p display. Now the question is, if my laptop has a native 1080p display, can it ever output 4K digital signal to ...
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Prevent Stretching of Terminal Background on MacOS

This may seem like a silly question, but I am modifying the appearance of the terminal application using the profiles menu on MacOS 10.14. I have a nice high resolution image that I have used as a ...
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remote desktop from iMac 5k and Windows 10 1080p into Windows 10 virtual machine resolution problems

I work from home a couple days a week. At home, I have an iMac 5k and use Microsoft Remote Desktop 10.2.3 on the iMac to remote into my company workstation which is a Windows 10 virtual machine. I ...
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Getting Multiple Screens Aligned in Windows 7

I'm trying to get my two screens aligned so the mouse cursor doesn't jump when I cross from one screen to another. I understand that I can go into Screen Resolution in order to drag the screens ...
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Windows 10 VMware - How to hard set display resolution

I have a Windows 10 VM running on ESXi v6.5. This is in a home lab, and the Win10 VM is just used for dev & test. I generally start the guest from the ESXi GUI and then access it via RDP and/or ...
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how to make a web address available in LAN?

I have a question regarding how or what's the technology behind the scene to make a hostname available in LAN? For example, one can go to http://tplinkeap.net to directly configure your local router (...
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Mac Mini CRT support

I have two 1600 x 1200 VGA CRTs. I've tried hooking them up to my Late 2014 Mac Mini, but the native resolution is not detected on either of them. One will not go higher than 1280 x 1024. Is there a ...
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xrandr saying “Size 1920x1200 not found in available modes” even though it is available

When I manually reduce resolution from 1920x1200 to some lower resolution in KDE (Debian 9 amd64), the command xrandr -s 1920x1200 ...does not work: % xrandr -s 1920x1200 Size 1920x1200 not found ...
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Resolution notification

I have a old laptop with resolution of 1280x800 and I want to play one game on it but I have to set the resolution to 960x600 to run it. But every time I start it I get this notification that tells me ...
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Testing Software on 1366x768 Resolution Virtual Machine

I have a WinForms application (C#). The user is reporting a window cutting issue on her 15 inch laptop screen: Meaning a portion of the window is below the screen. I have made some changes to the ...
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Edit EDID file to change preferred mode

My graphics card is Nvidia GT 440 and I'm using the nvidia binary driver v384.130 on Linux Mint 18. I have a Dell U2518D which has a native resolution of 2560x1440@60Hz and the problem is that the ...
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How do i know what resolution that my macbook pro support?

I am gonna buy a 29 inches screen for coding. I have macbook pro 2012 mid (15 inches) and macbook pro 2017 (13 inches). Do you know how i can find ALL resolution that my 2 macbooks support?
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Set screen resolution to 1680 x 1050 on a VGA monitor

I changed my screen resolution on my monitor to 1920 x 1080. And got a message: Input signal out of range Please change to 1680 x 1050 @60hz However, this option is not availiable on the screen ...
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Windows 10 fonts look ragged in 1920x1080 HD TV

I connected a Microsoft Surface Book 2 running Windows 10 to a 1920 x 1080 Philco PTV42E60DSWN TV (HDMI port) and the borders of fonts (but also in images) look all ragged (see comparison to 1920 x ...
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How to set the default resolution of safe mode

I can set the resolution I want in Settings > Display. However, I want to know how you can set the default resolution of Safe Mode.
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5-monitor setup with different size but same resolution

I have a 5-monitor setup with a large screen in the middle and 4x monitors that are ¼ of the main monitor size. The resolution is the same. Is there a way to have the small monitors behave like they ...
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Program's Windows Maximize Bug

My Optiplex is set up with an additional monitor. The original monitor has 1920x1080 resolution and the additional one has 1280x1024. I am using AMD Radeon M465X graphics card and all others are ...
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Monitor image shifted 2 inches

I bought a used monitor (Acer V223W) and hooked it up to my laptop (Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5310). At first the monitor duplicated my laptop but with bars on the top and bottom. I then pressed "auto ...
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How can I setup a larger resolution to an external display, than the max shown, in Neverwhere (Home Edition) CloudReady Chromium OS?

My computer is a Dell mini Inspiron 1012 and I know my display supports 1920x1080, but Chromium OS doesn't have an option larger than 1024x768. Is it possible to change it, anyway? I know Chromium OS ...
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Intel HD Graphics 3000 (i5-2540M) support for 2K 27"

I have nowadays quite old laptop T420 with i5-2540M with integrated graphics Intel HD Graphics 3000. I wonder if this will be sufficient for connecting some sort of low-end monitor suitable for photo ...
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Two 24" monitors with different resolutions

I have a HP E24li and a dell E2414Ht https://www.cnet.com/products/hp-elitedisplay-e241i-led-monitor-24-smart-buy/specs/ https://www.cnet.com/products/dell-e2414h-led-monitor-24-series/specs/ But ...
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VLC changes the resolution from 1360x768 to 1365x786(ubuntu 16.04)

I'm using VLC player(ver 2.2.2) to render video data from FPGA device. I have provided resolution in vlc width: 1360 and height: 768 from Advance option in VLC (media==>Open Capture Device ==> Catpure ...
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Maximum refresh rate with HDMI 1.4 and 3440x1440 resolution

I want to buy new gaming monitor and I'm not sure about resolution, becuase I'm limited to HDMI in version 1.4. I know, I can run 2560x1440@60Hz (16:9), but what about 3440x1440@60Hz (21:9)? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is not able to memorize monitor resolution

I am having a problem with my display settings for some time now. Every time I reboot the system my monitor resolution is forgotten and back to 1024x768. I need the my monitor resolution to work with ...
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Running Doom 1 in a Linux virtual machine with 8 bit color

I'm trying to compile and run the original Doom 1 game in a Linux based virtual machine. I've managed to get the source code compiled (from here: https://github.com/id-Software/DOOM) but I can't run ...
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Ubuntu Server (18.04) screen resolution reset on boot

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Server on an Oracle VM VirtualBox. After boot the screen resolution is always 800x600 and I cannot change it. I already tried all the suggested solutions I found in ...
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30" monitor on HP Probook 6460b

I am searching for this problem now for multiple hours but could not find any solution. I am using an HP Probook 6460b and I want to connect it to a 30" monitor using a resolution of 2560x1600. ...
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Tv's stated resolution of 1024 (h) x 1080 (v) and aspect ratio (16:9) don't match up [closed]

Sorry if this isn't the right SE forum. Our TV is a Fujitsu Plasmavision P42HTA51E. In the Specifications section of the manual (which you can view here) it says WIDE PLASMA DISPLAY Series Name: ...
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Dell Precision 5520 - 2 monitors, one is fine the other's resolution is messed up

I just got a new Dell Precision 5520 laptop along with the Dell "cube" docking station. I have two monitors attached - one a ViewSonic and the other a Samsung. The Viewsonic looks great but the ...
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Bad screen resolution on ubuntu16 (installed in UEFI mode); GTX 1080TI on supermicro motherboard

First, I was not able to install nvidia driver from ppa since this led me to login loop. I had to use .run file with --no-opengl* option, using the following command line on TTY mode: $ sudo ./cuda_9....
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Excel macro buttons dissapear after screen resizing

I use an excel workbook (made by someone else). Many years ago I used to program excel files with buttons and stuff, but now I don't remember even the terminology so please take that into account The ...
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Cannot display this video mode, change computer display input to <something>

After installing Debian 9, when I try starting X I get the following message: "Cannot display this video mode, change computer display input to 1920x1080@60Hz". The console (tty) is working however, ...
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Is it possible to determine max external monitors and resolution from graphics card?

Is it possible to determine the maximum number and resolution of external monitors from the graphics card of a laptop? For example, both the 2018 Macbook Pro and 2018 Surface Pro i7 have the Intel ...
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Run an app in full screen at a lower resolution

I am in possession of a custom app made using Selenium that I use for my work. The app was initially made for my earlier laptop that had Windows 7 and used to support 1366x768 resolution. My current ...
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How to reset the font in Windows 10

I installed a software: JAWS screen reader. And it did something with my font or screen resolution and the words started looking pixelated. I uninstalled that program and restarted the pc but the ...
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New 1080p monitor slightly blurry

I have a Lubuntu 17.10 system, running with an AMD Radeon HD 7770 graphics card, which I've used with a 1680x1050 Samsung monitor via DVI for nearly 10 years with no problems. I have recently bought ...
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Dual screen setup via VGA and HDMI

I want to use to 27 inch 1080p monitors with my laptop, and my laptop has one HDMI output and one VGA output. My laptop has a 2gb Radeon card, and the screen is 1080p. I am just curious if the ...
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Virtual Box With Arch Linux Host & Windows 10 Guest: Guest Does Not Support Native Resolution

I use Arch Linux (Kernel: 4.17.2-1-ARCH) with Gnome 3.28.2. Along with Virtual Box I have installed the following packages: virtualbox-host-modules-arch 5.2.12-10 virtualbox-guest-modules-arch 5.2....