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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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Is there a point where increase in resolution makes no difference due to physical screen size?

Many different screens have the same resolution. For instance, both my laptop and phone have resolutions of 1920x1080 pixels. I'm wondering is there a point where increasing the number of pixels on ...
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Fixing size of UI for two different displays

This might be a naive question. I have laptop (Dell XPS 15 Base) which has maximum resolution 3840 x 2160. And I have extended my display with an external LCD Dell UltraSharp 2408WFP which has maximum ...
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Set display size greater than physical

I need to make a screenshot of a program running on Windows 10, which should be printed on a banner that is several meters wide and high. Making the screenshot on my display with 1920*1080 resolution ...
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Linux command line interface in VirtualBox: how to automatically adjust to the window size?

Following my struggle to adjust the resolution of a CLI Ubuntu minimal guest in VirtualBox, I have been trying to find a way to automatically adjust the resolution to the window size. This should be ...
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Ubuntu minimal in VirtualBox can't get fullscreen resolution

Before possibly downvoting or closing/flagging this post as duplicate please notice that I'm working with a CLI Ubuntu so installing virtualbox guest additions doesn't help. I have already tried it. I ...
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Cannot get correct resolution and aspect ratio for built-in LCD on Gateway NV75S Laptop 1600x900 Windows7

After reinstalling Windows-7, I had to download video drivers before it would display in the correct resolution and aspect ratio which is for a built-in LCD, resolution 1600x900 (16:9), and built-in ...
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Laptop showing resolution beyond its normal maximum, when plugged into a screen

My laptop currently has a maximum resolution of 1366x768, when not plugged into an external monitor, as shown here: I have a monitor with 1080p display capabilities. Oddly, when I plug it in to my ...
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How do I go fullscreen with VirtualBox, keeping aspect ratio?

I am running VirtualBox 5.1.30 on a Windows 8 host with a Windows 2000 guest with guest additions installed. The guest needs to run at 800x600, the host has a 16:9 display. I expect the person using ...
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Resizing Remote Desktop window without getting scrollbars

I have a Windows 10 computer and a 43 inch 4K monitor. When I use this computer to connect to a Windows 10 server using Remote Desktop Connection, I want to resize the RDC window to be on 1/4 of my 4K ...
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How to utilize entire side of screen to transfer to a secondary monitor of a lower resolution in Windows 10

TL;DR: Does anyone know of a way that I can utilize the entire boarders of my 4K display to move to the 1080p ones on the sides. I have a three monitor setup in Windows 10. Left and right monitors ...
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Screen Resolution on Mac Os High Sierra

after i installed Mac OS x high sierra on Virtualbox the resolution is 1024 x 768 but my host is 1366 x 768 can anyone help me to solve this problem? i already use many method e.g. **using com....
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Fuzzy image through HTDMI Fedora 25

I have Fedora 25 mate-desktop and ATI/AMD driver on my laptop. I have an external monitor with resolution 1920x1080. On my external monitor I have bad pixel resolution. How to fix it? Display xrandr: ...
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Screen resolution suddenly decreased Windows 10

My screen resolution suddenly decreased. I use (legal) win 10 for 3 years, reinstalled about half years ago. Last week my screen suddenly turned to black and then it came back with a lower resolution. ...
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Unable to get 2560x1440 resolution on new monitor

I have just bought a new monitor, and cannot get it to display at its advertised native resolution. My setup is: OS: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Processor: AMD A10-7850K + integrated Radeon R7 Graphics ...
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Issue with application resolution

I have issue with program that has fixed resolution (full screen) and can not be changed. Resolution of the application is 1366x768 I want to use the program on windows 10 tablet that has ...
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How to know what is the maximum supported resolution by my GPU?

Is there any general way to know what is the maximum supported resolution by any GPU? For example my GPU is AMD radeon HD 8600/8700M max resolution, and I googled about that information, but I could ...
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windows 10 screen resolution issue - text blurry

Why is rendered text so messed up? Here is image of screenshot zoomed on text: Something is wrong with rendering here :D I was thinking my monitor is crap until i saw this in screenshot image. Here ...
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Is it possible to designate resolution specific backgrounds in windows 10?

I work on a laptop, but also have a dock with two monitors that are in portrait mode (don't judge). Due to this the background that I use in landscapes scales fairly poorly to the resolution of two ...
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Resolution after reboot locked at 1024*768

Prestory I bought a HDMI switch to switch between this win 10 PC and linux laptop. The switch is garbage and so I'll send the switch back. Setup My win 10 machine is attached to my monitor with an ...
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Physical size of screen in Windows 7 display settings

I'm using Windows 7 on a laptop with a pretty small 1920x1080 screen and an external 1920x1200 screen that is much bigger physically. No matter how I set the position of the external screen relative ...
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2560x1440 monitor display only 2048x1152 [duplicate]

I have DELL laptop lattitude e5530 with integrate graphic HD4000. I bought DELL monitor U2515h, which is qhd (2560x1440), which is connected over HDMI. I defined custom resolution (in default was not ...
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How can I know the correct timing for a custom display resolution?

After installing the latest version of Windows 10, somehow Nvidia and Windows don't longer offer the 1080p standard resolution for my display, when it did wonderfully without a trouble before. I ...
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Supported screen resolution for my LCD display not shown in Windows 10 options

My LCD display (LG model:ips225xt) clearly works with 1920x1080, Windows 10 shows some supported resolutions, except this one. I'm connecting my laptop (DELL model:vostro 1520) through VGA to the ...
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Parts of some programs in Windows 10 are cut off

When running some programs in Windows 10, the top and bottom of the window is cut off, and the mouse does not behave as expected. Once such program that this happens with is QB64, as shown in this ...
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Apps still blurry after DPI change on Fall Creators Update

So I've updated my Surface Pro 4 to Fall Creators and the much touted fix for high DPI screen doesn't seem to be there. When I change screen from high dpi to low dpi or back, there is still a red ...
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Resolution discrepancy between Windows Settings and 3rd party program

I'm running the 64-bit version of Windows 10, version 1703 and Intel 530 integrated graphics. I have been having problems with my aftermarket GPU the last few months, and during the course of ...
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My secondary monitor turned “boxy” and won't change back

Picture of monitor: Recently, I was playing a video game and the resolution to my secondary monitor became "boxy". About 80% of the width isn't being used and top 3% of the window is cut off. ...
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Wider screen resolution on Fedora running on Hyper-V in Windows 10

I'm currently running Fedora on Hyper-V of Windows 10. It is now running with 1920x1080 resolution after I edited GRUB configuration. However I failed to set it to 2560x1080 (it simply ignored this ...
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My 768 laptop is getting 1050 resolution when I plug into an external and mirror the videos.

This seems crazy to me, but when I plug my laptop into a 22" HP monitor that supports 1050 mode, I can mirror my display on both screens and set the video settings of both at 1050. This certainly ...
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Windows display scaling looks pixelated sometimes

I have a high DPI 3840x2160 screen which I have set to 200% scaling in the windows display settings (this is on Windows 10 version 1703). A lot of times text looks nice and crisp but sometimes stuff ...
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Can't change resolution with xrandr

I am trying to switch screen resolution with xrandr. I have output the available modes with xrandr -q which output: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 32767 x 32767 eDP-1-1 ...
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Spoof a common Screen Resolution in Browser

My aim is to be treated like other normal internet users, regardless of the orientation of my monitor. Since I use portrait 1080p monitor, my browser is very easy to categorize, sites show me very ...
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Multiple monitors on Windows 10, different resolutions, densities, and sizes

Is there a way to make all monitors play nicely with each other? I have a laptop with a 4K screen, and I'm (at least temporarily) using a physically larger 1080p monitor beside it. So, the monitor is ...
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Windows 10 scaling keeps changing

During a typical day I move from my desk to meeting rooms and back several times a day. Every time I dock or un-dock the scaling of apps will change and the fonts and windows will become large. If I ...
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Get 1366x768 resolution for 15 inch laptop

I have a 15inch laptop with these resolutions available . Is there a way for me to alter it to allow 1366x768 resolution instead?
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Hight resolution of graphic card

I bought a new monitor for me - Dell p2416d with 2560*1440 resolution. I have laptop with Intel 4000 and AMD Radeon 7650M. Problem is that I cant use external monitor in hight resolution. Only 2048*...
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Windows 7 VM taskbar disappears if I go up to a resolution > 800x600 Oracle Virtual Box

The host OS is Ubuntu Gnome and my hypervisor is Oracle Virtual Box. I've made sure that my drivers are up to date on the VM, and I set the scale factor to 100%. Guest additions ISO has been checked ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Display driver/ screen resolution after installation

A fresh install of Ubuntu was made on a quite old PC ( say - 10 years old ). A 1920x 1080 monitor is connected via RGB... BUT showing a single possible screen res - 1280X1024 ( which is not my/ ...
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nVidia custom resolution does not work in 3d games

I have a GeForce GT 530, Windows 8.1 , driver version 382.64 and a Samsung C27H711 monitor connected over HDMI. The monitors resolution is 2560x1440, but Windows offers only up to 1920x1080. To fix ...
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Top of screen appears at bottom and Screen is wide

DELL VOSTRO 1520 Laptop @ Windows 10 Ont the laptop the top of the desktop also appears at the bottom and the desktop is also wider than the actual display: I have tried to install new graphics ...
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Unreadable text at native resolution 2560x1440

I have a BenQ GW2765HT monitor (specifications) connected to an AMD Radeon R5 230 graphics card (specifications, driver: 15.200.1046.0). When I change the resolution to the native monitor resolution ...
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Is there some way to duplicate the image between a UHD display and an FHD display without compromising the UHD resolution?

I have a TV and a Monitor both hooked up to the same computer. I sometimes like to play games on my sofa on the TV, and for this purpose I have a keyboard, mouse and controller (everything) in front ...
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iMac won't let me output 2560x1440 to a monitor

I brought a new monitor with identical res to iMac (2560x1440) so I could use dual monitors without the windows changing size as they are dragged from screen to screen. I plugged monitor in (with hdmi)...
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VLC Crop Resolution Problems

In order to eliminate black borders when watching movies in VLC player, I usually just crop to 16:9. I am trying to do this on my new laptop (specs below) but when I crop to that resolution, the video ...
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How to ascertain dpi of image inside a PDF file?

The Income Tax Department of my country wants me to upload certain financial documents to their website. They say only PDF files are allowed and documents (Paper based records) to be scanned to PDF ...
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Is there a way to increase monitor resolution by some software?

I want to control many windows without tab thing, just use keys on Numpad to change position and size of controlled area by "+" and "-". For example, there are 4 windows 2 with Virtualbox, and two ...
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How to Rotate some of the display but no them all with AMD Eyefinity

We are installing a 3x2 videowall using the Eyefinity utility to make a Single Large Surface of 5760x2160 resolution, but the trouble is that the workers installed the top round row inverted 180 ...
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Linux Resolution set wrong

I have Ubuntu 16.04 running. It was working fine until I tried to load Windows onto a partition. I had to quit because I needed to format one of my drives which I had some important files on. When I ...
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What does it mean when the native resolution of a display is NOT the highest resolution?

For most displays that I had the native resolution was the highest supported resolution. However I have one display that has a different native resolution from the maximum one. Does that mean that the ...
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Reduce resolution,size,dpi,number of pixels in PDF images

I scanned a text at 600dpi and it turned out to be much more than I needed to make a PDF out of it. I've already OCR'ed the text and I want to retain the OCR in the PDF. I want to decrease the number ...