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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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 ...
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What is the 'Native resolution' of a projector, and why do many advertise higher resolutions than the naitive?

Take for example This projector. In the title, it advertises 1080p resolution, however, if you scroll down, you'll see in the description: Resolution: 800*480RGB Support Resolution: 1280x 1080p ...
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How to make Windows 10 taskbar thumbnail previews clearer and less blurred?

Following yesterday's (12-Jul-2017) update of Windows 10, the taskbar thumbnail previews are significantly blurred and less useful in recognising open documents, and distinguishing one open document ...
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How to change screen's DPI scaling automatically when switching to multi-monitor setup?

I have a 14" 1920×1080 laptop and a 24" 1920×1200 screen. The pixel density difference is huge. When I'm using the large screen as a main one and laptop as an additional screen, I'd like ...
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How to set high resolution on nVidia card?

gfx card: nVidia GeForce GT 530 monitor: Samsung C27H711 (2560x1440, connected over HDMI cable) OS: Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit Windows starts in 1920x1080, the Display Control panel applet shows that as ...
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Change the resolution with no monitor connected

I want to connect to my computer via Teamviewer but the resolution is fixed to 640x480. Im using a RX480 graphics card with current drivers but no monitor. I browsed through all the threads i could ...
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Stretching an un-resizeable window

I'll get this out of the way and mention that I'm working with a Windows XP computer running legacy applications that cannot be transferred to a VM or updated. It is a POS for a restaurant and their ...
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Linux: How to list all video files with exactly 720p resolution?

I have several video files with different resolutions. Now I want to list only the video filenames with e.g. 720p resolution. I prefer one liners on the bash command line and I can receive helpful ...
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Change screen resolution in safe mode to the one in normal mode

I have used this link, but have not found it useful, but anyways I have a windows 7 64bit laptop, Intel Core 2 CPU processor and I a using safe mode. The default resolution is 800 X 600 so I changed ...
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Virtual Box windows 8 on mac and the screen resolution is 1024x768 not 1366x768

I am running windows 8 on a Virtual Box on a mac and the setting on the windows only allows 1024 x 768. I want 1366 x 768 so can somebody help?
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Prevent Windows 10 from using a part of physical screen

So my work laptop has developed a few (like 10) vertical lines of dead pixels on the left hand edge of the screen ( about 100 pixels from the very left). I would like to create a custom resolution or ...
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2560x1600 @60HZ [miniDP --> DVI-D] adapter

Is it theoretically possible to achieve 60HZ signal at a resolition of 2560x1600 from a mini DisplayPort > DVI-D adapter? I ask this because I have tried THREE adapters one $8, one $15 and one $32 ...
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Dual Monitors of Same Type with Different Resolutions on Windows 10

I have two of the same type of monitor (HP Compaq LA2405x) attached to my Windows 10 laptop (HP Folio 9470m) via a docking station that has one display port and one VGA port. When I try to set the ...
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How to use full screen in RDP

I'm connecting a desktop to a laptop which has a 3000*2000 resolution, if I keep this resolution, the reaction of the desktop would be a bit slow, But when I change it to 1920*1080, RDP became a float ...
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What can cause computer to stretch 4:3 resolutions to widescreen?

One of my computers stretches fullscreen applications running in 4:3 resolution to widescreen. It appears that native 16:9 resolution is instantly changed back. This renders older PC games with no ...
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Native Resolution Displaying Incorectly on Primary monitor only when Second Monitor Is Active

I just purchased an AOC e2050Swd 20 inch monitor to replace the cave relic of a secondary monitor I used to use. I use a DVI-D cable for this. This has a 1600:900 resolution. My primary Monitor is a ...
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How can a 4K display with 60 Hz refresh rate operate at a higher refresh rate at lower resolutions?

I know there is not yet a 4K monitor offered for consumers that is 144 Hz, but are there any 4K monitors out there that offer a separate mode that runs at a higher refresh rate with a lower resolution,...
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New PC, monitor gets no signal unless swapped after boot

My new pc does not work with my widescreen monitor - the monitor stays in power save mode. The pc does work with another monitor (4:3). If I boot with the 4:3 (OK) and then swap to the widescreen, ...
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Can one webcam resolution have multiple cropping choices?

I have a USB fisheye camera connected to a Windows 10 device and the camera has 7 possible frame sizes. When I preview each of them in Wondershare Filmora, I can see that the smaller ones tend to be ...
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UEFI (and therefore Linux console) isn't displayed at native resolution

I'm not sure why this is the case, the setting for "Full HD" should be set to Auto (there's no Yes) in my mainboard, but the resolution still is only 1024x768. That wouldn't be a problem if it wasn't ...
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Position displays in retina+non-retina multiple display setup in Windows 10

I am using Macbook Pro with Retina display (2880x1800, scale set to 200%), and I also have my second monitor (1440x900, scale set to 100%) connected. Both screens are physically almost the same size. ...
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MSTSC set to full screen on second monitor

I have a laptop with an attached display , so I have two monitors. I want to set my MSTSC client session to the size of my secondary monitor - however I travel between offices a lot and so the second ...
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Screen resolution in Control Panel different than Internet Explorer

Edit2: Control Panel resolutions are matching. Display scaling settings are matching but the image below shows the difference. Edit: Thanks for all the help. Have made several changes based on the ...
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Stop FFMPEG upscaling video

I'm using FFMPEG to transcode videos which the function is triggered automatically. I'm trying to scale the video down into multiple resolutions while keeping the aspect ratio (Shrink to fit). If the ...
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Why can't the DVD format store FHD 1080p or 720P (given the fact that their storage capacity is more than 4 GB)?

A standard 1080p movie is 4 GB or less with h.264 or h.265. And the size that a dvd format can support is 4.7 Gb.Which means DVD format should store1080p movies. So why do people say that bluray ...
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Problems with resolution in Virtualbox

I can not get a higher resolution higher than 1024x768 inside VirtualBox using Debian 8 OS, no matter what I do: Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions, restarting VirtualBox, re-Installing the OS, ...
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Changing the resolution on my desktop changes the actual size of the screen displayed?

I have a Dell S2716DG 1440p Monitor with G-Sync and a 1080 ti. It is running the latest Windows 10 Creators Update. I noticed earlier today that the screen is not totally being used. There are about ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions on Kali Linux

Good evening. So, I have been trying to install the virtualbox guest additions onto my Kali Linux VM for the past couple of days now and I am at a loss for why it's not working. For starters, the ...
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How to set `ubuntu` vm box screen resolution to `1600x900`

I am running a virtual box ( version 4.1.8 ) on my windows 10, but my virtual box having the maximum screen resolution as 1027x768 But my computer resolution is 1600x900 how to I update my virutal box ...
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Disable covered up portion of monitor

On a dual monitor setup, one of the screen is covered up by another screen due to insufficient desk space. Trying to disable part of the screen which is covered up with Intel HD Graphics Control ...
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How do I get better resolution on my 30" monitor?

I have a Cyberpower PC running Windows 10 with an Intel HD Graphics 400 Adapter. I just installed an HP LP3065 30" monitor connected via HDMI. Here's the problem: the max resolution shown on the ...
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Is there a reason for preserving icon grid size when changing screen resolution, rather than preserving their on-screen size? [closed]

When you change the screen resolution you change the size that objects appear on the screen. This can cause Windows to shift your desktop icons if the new resolution is lesser than your previous one ...
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Monitor suddenly only recognized as digital flat panel 640x480

I daisy chained the following monitors with Display Port Cables: Dell U2414H, Dell U2415 Everything worked fine till I came back from a presentation with my laptop and pluged the DP cable back in. ...
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Word 2016 to pdf - ttf comes out as 72 dpi

I'm trying to convert a Word 2016 document to pdf. It is important that the entire document is in 300 dpi. However, some of the special fonts I use (otf) only have a resolution of 72 dpi when I ...
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crtc config fails when changing resolution with Xrandr from 4K

I am currently trying to change the resolution of my screen from 3840x2160 to 1920x1080. The screen is set to display 0 on output HDMI2. I am running an app via startx on display 0. When I try to run ...
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What's the difference between windows scaling and screen resolution in Windows 10?

I've discovered, to my disappointment, that changing the windows scaling (125%, 150%, 175%) actually changes the screen resolution. So what's the functional difference between adjusting the scaling ...
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Windows 10 strange behavior of title bar

I'm facing strange issue on Windows 10. Same application behaves different on same windows version - the difference is seen at title bar appearance: Above is normal, expected (at least by me) ...
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Using High Resolution on Game using lower monitor resolution on notebook ASUS

I'm playing a game and using GeDoSato game profile that can add custom render resolution that is not on this game. For example, the max resolution is 1366 x 768 on that game. By using GeDoSato, I can ...
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Software minimal resolution is higher than my screen resolution

We got a TPV which max resolution is 1024x768 and we need to run a software wich minimal resolution is 1280x1024, so some options are overlapping cause of this. I have looked for some workarounds, ...
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Debian stretch is Stretched [closed]

I am using the latest version of Debian, Debian Stretch. Yesterday I found a hidden folder. I opened it and it made my screen turn black since it's screen was in fullscreen, so I closed it and then it ...
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Enable Nvidia Dynamic Super Resolution for non-native resolution?

I use a projector (Epson 2040) as my main gaming display. The native resolution is 1080p@60hz. By enabling the projector's 3D mode, and disabling 3D vision, I can also run games in 720p@120Hz. I'd ...
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Finding videos by resolution in Windows?

I have hundreds of videos in my hard drive, and I want to delete those that have low resolution to get space free, but I can't find a way to do that. Googling there are people who says "choose an ...
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What Is the Mouse Movement Resolution on the Screen

This question is just for the sake of my inherent curiosity. I wonder, by what resolution does the mouse move on the screen? Are we actually moving the cursor along every single pixel on the screen? ...