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Changing Screen Resolution in Windows

Many programs like Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, and Corel Photo-Paint (as well as many others) now require a screen resolution of 1024 X 768. If you run your screen display at less than that, you will not be able to see all of the palettes and options you will need to work in the program. Here's how to change the resolution.

Step 1. On your desktop, right click and choose Properties from the context menu.



Step 2. In the Display Properties dialog, click the Settings tab.

settings tab


Step 3. Slide the slider to the right to increase resolution or left to decrease it. The resolution will be shown under the slider. As long as it is 1024 X 768 or larger, you will be able to see the whole application area after the changes to the settings are made.

Step 4. Click OK to close the Display dialog and wait while windows changes the settings. (Your computer may be set so that you have to restart in order to see the changes; if so, you will see a message telling you you need to close all programs and Restart.)

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