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Awfully large screenshots; is there anything to do about this?

My new laptop has half-4K display. In order to look "usable" Windows 11 suggests 300% scaling on all elements. Most UI elements looks just fine, but Snipping Tool is not able to recognize ...
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Scale google app on Windows 10?

When I go to desktop -> right click -> display settings -> change the size of text, apps and other items I set it to 125%. Now I want only google chrome to be at 100%. Everything else with ...
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What variant of Spline algorithm is used in "spline" parameter from "scale" filter?

FFmpeg has two filters to scale the video: scale and zscale - zscale has spline16 and spline36 parameters (they represent Spline16 and Spline36 variants of the algorithm), scale has spline parameter. ...
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Automatically adjust scaling of a display when a second monitor is plugged in [Windows 10]

I currently have a work laptop that I would like to have the scaling set to 125% when it is plugged into another monitor/docked, and set to 100% when it is not plugged in. Does anyone know of any ways ...
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Using different output size for ffmpeg "geq"

I am trying to use ffmpeg to create a video zooming in on part of a large (7074x7056) still image. The "zoompan" filter does more or less the right thing, but can't zoom in far enough. So I'...
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Only Maintain Display Scaling in Intel graphics control panel

I want to scale my display for 4:3, but in intel graphics control panel i have only Maintain Display Scaling and in Nvidia control panel i dont have display tab. intel panel nvidia panel How can I ...
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HiDPI Scaling Windows

I have some applications for which it's very difficult to scale properly on a HiDPI display. For example, thinkorswim by TDA I can see the charts and toolbars perfectly because I had overridden the ...
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Is it possible for DPI Scaling in windows 8, 8.1, and 7 with a common script(Powershell or anything)?

I tried following this link : Is it possible to change display scaling via command line? There is a binary provided in one of the answers in this above link which is this: https://github.com/imniko/...
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How to disable/enable GPU/display/blurry resolution scaling/stretch on Windows

Quite often (especially for older apps) supported full-screen resolution does not match physical monitor resolution. For example, you want to run DOS 640x480 on modern 1920x1080 monitor. Most often ...
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ffmpeg scaling with precise edges?

i'd like to extract thumbnails from videos. the problem i'm running into is that the boundaries of the reduced images aren't clear due to edge effects in the scaling algorithm. here is a simple mire ...
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How to disable automatic DPI scaling in Google Chrome on MAC

I recently got an old Macbook Pro 13in 2015 (A1502) from a friend. I want to use Chrome instead of Safari because Im used to it. But it really bothers me that Chrome is automatically scaling based on ...
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Custom scaling laptop for CRT TV

I have searched online but has not found a solution. I have a CRT tv with aspect ratio 4:3. I need to connect my laptop to the TV with HDMI to AV adapter. It works fine but I am having problems with ...
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What could be the reason for difference in clarity on two different displays with approximately same DPI?

I have two displays - 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 (14")...
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RDP: Reset display scaling setting?

I encountered a problem with a Windows 10 Enterprise system which is executing local GUI based programs executed on a logged-in local user account. This local user-profile is accessed from multiple ...
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Downscaling VP9 from 4K to 1080p without re-compression

I have a video file that is a 4K upscale of a 1080p video in VP9 (upscaled to 4K to force Youtube to use higher bitrate for the video). I want to downscale the 4K video file to 1080p while (...
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Restore CPU Scaling after Resume from Sleep

Starting from boot, my computer responds to system load normally, with Windows 10 able to scale the processor speed higher or lower. But, after resuming operation from Sleep, the computer seems to ...
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Windows 10 make text bigger problems with office apps

If I go on Windows 10 to Settings -> Display -> Make Text Bigger and drag the slider to increase text to 110% my office apps appear with fuzzy text. I'm not scaling though, but just making the ...
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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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Is there any way to account for higher DPI scaling in case of Windows internal utilities

Because of high resolution of my displays I have to turn to using higher DPI scaling (125% and 150%). Windows 10 is smart enough to take it into account when rendering most of the program windows, so ...
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FFmpeg: scaling RGB at 16 bits/channel = inaccurate color output

I'm trying to scale an RGB image in a gamma-correct way, i.e. with a gamma transform before and after the scaler. Because gamma correction at 8 bits/channel creates "banding", I convert the ...
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ffmpeg filter_complex connecting outputs

I do splitscreens with ffmpeg xstack - these get really large after some iterations, so I want to scale them down in the process. But I get the error "Filter scale has an unconnected output"....
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Display / Browser resolutions

On a Lenovo thinkpad 15", I have a resolution of 1920x1080. Windows 10 recommends a 125% scaling on the laptop screen. I expected a screen-width (in pixels) of 1536px but this system gives me ...
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Is it possible to change display scaling to 150% via command line?

I found this batch file and it gets me close Is it possible to change display scaling via command line?_ . I'd like 1 batch file that gets me to 150% without any more clicking than a batch file ...
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Scaling Spotify client on Linux HiDPI display

On my Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon I just installed Spotify like this: curl -sS https://download.spotify.com/debian/pubkey_0D811D58.gpg | sudo apt-key add - echo "deb http://repository.spotify.com ...
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Why win 10 display scaling is disabled

I have win 10 Dell 7480 machine. Integrated graphic card Intel HD Graphics 620. The screen is pretty old CHIMEI-24EH HDMI, and is co connected with HDMI cable. I am trying to adjust DPI scaling, but ...
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Google search results too wide in Edge and Chrome at recommended scaling in Windows 10

I have a 7th gen ThinkPad X1 Carbon with a FHD screen. The recommended scaling is at 150%, which for me works well for almost everything... except this little rendering issue that keeps bugging me. In ...
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Windows 10: different scaling when using external display vs laptop only

Is there any software/trick that would set my laptop display scaling differently when external monitor is connected vs no external monitor? When I go fully mobile I have the laptop screen close to ...
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Print an image in several sheets with real size

I have a png with a specific dimension. In real life that would be 80cm * 30cm. I looking for a way to print that in real life size in several sheets. It needs to be as precise as possible since its ...
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Display resolution and scaling

I have a 27" monitor with 3840x2160 resolution. I use 150 % scaling, does my monitor fit the same amount of information as a 2560x1440 monitor? I consider getting ultrawide so I can keep two ...
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FFmpeg - Is it better to scale mosaic videos at the input or the output?

The (batch) script below produces a mosaic of the nine input videos: FFMPEG ^ -y -i "v1.mp4" -i "v2.mp4" -i "v3.mp4" -i "v4.mp4" -i "v5.mp4" -i "v6.mp4" -i "v7.mp4" -i "v8.mp4" -i "v9.mp4" ^ -...
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Windows 10 display resolution is getting scaled

I'm trying to hook up my new Dell Inspiron 15 5000 to my QHD monitor and having problems with the display resolution. The Display settings dialog (Desktop->Display Settings) lists the maximum ...
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Windows 10 Multiple 4K Displays - All Windows Move To Primary Monitor On Resume BUT ONLY When Text Scaling Not Set To 100%

I've got a really odd problem that I can't seem to get to the bottom of. Here's the setup: Dell XPS 13 9380 Intel UHD Graphics 620 Windows 10 18363.592 Dell WD19TB Dock XPS 13 connected via ...
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Adjusting printer vertical scaling in PPD file?

I've got two printers on my Linux system with CUPS 2.2.7: HP Office Jet 8725 Brother HL-2350 DW My problem is: I want to print business cards (eg. 85x54 mm), but the paper is too thick for the ...
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Disable custom scaling factor

Each time I restart my Windows 10 I have applied custom scaling factor. In order to get scaling I need I should always press Turn off custom scaling and sign out. How to disable custom custom scaling ...
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Individual "Custom Scaling" per monitor in Windows 10 (1809)?

I am a happy Windows 10 user. Now I got a new 13 inch laptop that has a 1920 x 1080 resolution and the pixels are tiny. I could even live with those tiny pixels if I would not be using it with an ...
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Windows 10 icon names not wrapping after resolution and scaling changes

I changed the scaling and resolution of my monitor but it somehow messed up the icon names on my desktop. I have tried resetting and changing desktop theme but nothing seems to work. Icon names are ...
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RemoteApp doesn't apply correct scaling initially

I have a large app that we are delaying supporting dynamic DPI for. Currently, when we launch our app via RemoteApp (RDP to our Windows Server 2016 server) on a high DPI screen, the text and controls ...
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Change Display Scaling on Main Monitor via Batch

I followed this guide: Is it possible to change display scaling via command line? which works, but only for my secondary monitor which is set as monitor 1 and the main is monitor 2 in Windows. I was ...
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Unable to change text-scaling-factor on gnome 3.30.2

On debian (testing) with gnome 3.30.2 I am unable to change the text-scaling-factor to 1.25. Neither the tweak-tool nor using the gsettings command works: As you can see on the screenshot the plus ...
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MS Excel 2007: How to keep same scaling of font size for multiple sheets

I have multiple sheets on Excel 2007. Unfortunately, the number of columns and their widths are different. I set all sheets to scale to 1 page. However, different sheets scale differently, and the ...
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How to fix scaling on external monitor

i cannot figure out how to fix scaling on my external monitor. I have connected to it via HDMI. I'm running windows 10. The content doesn't fit correctly on it.
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QT scaling in ubuntu gnome creates big fonts

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 with gnome, and I'm having scaling problems with some QT applications (VLC, TexStudio). I use a HiDPi external screen and when I disconnect my laptop from the external screen, ...
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All desktop icons became rectangles instead of squares on Windows 10

I have changed some scaling back and forth to chose the one I like best and as a side effect I got all windows icons to become rectangles instead of ordinary squares. They also take enormous amount ...
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Is there a way to explicitly set a program's exact DPI scaling value?

I have a program that is fussy when it comes to DPI scaling, and the high DPI settings in the Compatibility Properties are not working for this particular program, no matter the combination of ...
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Why do applications appear blurry on Windows when using HiDPI screens?

I am taking a course on Digital Image Processing at my college and am wondering why do applications appear blurry on high resolution screens (on Windows). My assumption is that Windows use some kind ...
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How can I print a large image to multiple pages on mac os?

I have a large png image. I want to print it to pdf with paper size 8.5x11 across multiple pages - the image should be scaled up to fit the paper width and since the image is tall, it should be split ...
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Why do apps blur out when not focused on windows?

I am having scaling issues in windows 10. The applications blur out frequently. This is not happening in all of the apps though, examples for problematic apps: Skype, Slack, Visual Studio Code. My ...
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Windows 10: Application windows are scaled down

Many applications windows are scaled down to about two thirds of original size on my system (a laptop with two external monitors) and also on one another (also a laptop, but with a single external ...
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Drag a window beyond screen that is not resizable with custom scaled text turned on

Alt+Space+M doesn't work either, and I can't resize the window because it reverts to its original position when I press enter, I have custom scaled text turned on and the window is too big to fit on ...
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Is it possible to change display scaling via command line?

I've got a laptop with a 2560 x 1440 display, connected to 2 external 1080p monitors. The scaling is fine normally, with the native monitor at 125% and the 1080p monitors at 100%, but when I undock ...
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