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To turn off my laptop's LCD, what software lets me choose to strike a keyboard key to re-activate the LCD?

Currently I use Turn off LCD, but the hitch is that it re-activates my laptop's LCD too easily. Any accidental graze or peck on the mouse will re-activate my LCD. To rectify this hitch, I want a ...
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How do I make my windows 7 screen look inverted like this?

Is there software I can use to flip and rotate my screen like this? The default option that is available in the display settings isn't what I'm looking for. Here's what I want: Thanks
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Brightness adjuster to make cycling between dark and bright windows bearable?

Problem description Most of the time my workflow consists in a black window (terminal or text-editor) and a white one (web browser), so any brightness level is either too dim for the dark windows or ...
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Looking for a program that shows a counter that increments on every frame

I have a high-speed camera (1000fps) that I have used to film my monitor to learn some things about how displays work (latency, how they flip the image, and so on) and how the game that I am working ...
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Screensaver that leaves desktops active, but overlays an animation to prevent damage?

I recently hit a scenario with an LCD where the screen was having some burning or damage issues for leaving the screen on and with a sustained image for too long. A traditional screensaver has ...
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Simple Android app that sets the device's display to maximum brightness

I am seeking recommendations for the very simplest of Android apps: An app that simply sets the brightness of the screen (display) to the device's maximum. The only catch is that I want it to perform ...
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Android Screen Mirroring tool to work in browser

I'm looking for an application which can be installed on Android mobile and cast the screen. So that I can access it in my laptop on browser by entering some local IP address. I also want to be able ...
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Android browser with fullscreen, night mode and auto-fit text zoom?

Opera already provides the last 2 features, which I need for reading comfortably. (Other browsers can auto-fit text while zooming, but they lack night mode, and vice-versa: Yandex has fit-text but no ...
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Any Android app that can set “Always on Display” mode for JUST notifications?

Typically, an Ambient display solution which turns on the screen only when notifications are present, remains on, but turns off when they are dismissed. - Always on Display, Wikipedia This feature is ...
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Recommendations for a graphics library for real-time display of geospatial data

I'm looking for recommendations on graphics libraries or game engines that would facilitate semi-realtime plotting or playback of local cartesian or geospatial data. Here are some details on use case ...
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What software can I use to use android tablet as a second touchscreen monitor?

What software can I use to use android tablet as a second monitor? Splashtop crashes on me and there isn't any forum for free users Google remote desktop does a terrible job of simulating touchscreen ...
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Is there a way to close the monitor but does not lock the computer for Windows 8.1, where this setting option is unavailable

I want to close the monitor, but leave everything else running in the background, just like the monitor is plugged off - but it's a laptop, so you won't find a power button, and no relevant fn key is ...
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Windows software to reduce maximum brightness (not overall brightness) displayed?

My eyes are hurting from computer use. I use dark colors when possible, but some applications only use bright white backgrounds. They are resulting in physical pain to my eyes. I have turned my ...
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Multi monitor navigator software

I have lots of monitors, 3 monitors + 1 tv. Sometimes when I work in for example Photoshop, I open a dialog window or get a error message popup, but this window may appear on a different monitor that ...
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Is there a software that can create virtual monitors from a single physical monitor?

The question really says it all. I'm looking to see if there's software that can divide a single monitor into multiple virtual monitors. It's something I've often wanted, but never have been able to ...
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Turn Android device into second Mac screen

I have a Mac laptop, and would like to use an Android phone (or tablet) as a second small screen. What software can I use to achieve this? Requirements: Gratis. Works over USB cable, or Bluetooth, ...
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HTML Mockups Recomendation

The problem I'm trying to solve is we have a nontechnical person who deals with clients and they design a noninteractive mockup (it can be in word layout, sometimes rough design). Then we create a UI ...
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Gamma adjustment with per screen control in menubar for macOS?

I need to sometimes adjust gamma very quickly on a per monitor basis (I have multiple displays) sometimes and would like to find a menubar app to accomplish this perhaps similar to Desktop Dimmer for ...
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Extend Remote second monitor

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I would like to extend my monitor by using another laptop. I tried to use TeamViewer, but I didn't find an option to share part of monitor. Maybe someone knows of a program ...
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Is there any Win 10 compatible app to manage screen backgrounds on multiple monitors?

Windows 10's built-in interface to manage screen backgrounds on multiple monitors is poorly designed. I'm looking for some external alternative, is there such a thing?
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Application to show incoming messages on (full-)screen?

For a demo setup to be used at a trade show, I am looking for a Raspberry Pi application to display incoming messages in a somewhat attractive way. Incoming messages arrive on a message-queue over ...
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Software to “dock” any window (like in OneNote 2016)

OneNote 2016 Desktop (O.N.) version (and perhaps other versions - I have it installed on Windows 10x64) allows you to dock a window. Pressing "Dock to Desktop" in the View menu does the following. The ...
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Need a recorder that can record my mouse and take away the background image when i do so

I need it for some animations I am doing: the software must record the mouse and must let me take the background image afterwards!
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Is there a Linux program to manage both brightness and contrast?

I use Linux alongside Windows. On Windows, I use Free Monitor Manager to manage both brightness and contrast, but I haven't found any for Linux. I tried Desktop Dimmer on Linux and it works fine, but ...
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Making specific apps on my Android phone display in grayscale

I'm trying to curtail idle phone and tablet use. This article proposes making your phone boring by making it display in grayscale. Most phones (including mine) let you render everything in greyscale ...
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How to split the screen into 2 if one of the application is full-screen only, on Windows 10?

I have a exe and this exe runs in full-screen mode only (no close button, no expand button). I need to take notes while using the exe. But pressing alt+tab every time decreases my motivation. It will ...
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Android app the send video over wifi to another phone

I am looking for an android app where two phones work in conjunction to send video. One of them is taking video, and sending it over wifi to the other android device that is displaying it. The use ...
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Keystone correction

We're using a beamer to project information onto a wall. Unfortunately the built-in hardware keystone correction cannot correct it in that amount needed to display a nice picture. Until now, we take ...
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Mirror Application from Windows to TV?

I have a device called AnyCAST HDMI this one: I already plugged it into my TV. And it appeared like this: And then i tried to use AirMyPC installed inside my Windows 7 computer. Luckily everything ...
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Android Apps to Duplicate Computer Display

I'm seeking an app that will display a copy of my Windows laptop screen on my Android tablet, through a wireless connection. Since the goal is to monitor a finicky bot on my laptop which depends upon ...
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Firmware for T.V56.03 display controller board with tsumv56ruu-z1 chipset to be used with LP173WF1(TL)(B3)

I am searching for a proper firmware for days already. I recently got my T.V56.03 display controller board with a tsumv56ruu-z1 chipset and I want to use my LP173WF1(TL)(B3) display with it. As the ...
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Adjust screen brightness (hardware) based on context

e.g. Set screen brightness to 50% when running a game or to 30% when watching a youtube video or to 0% after 6pm. Hardware brightness (so the actual brightness of the LED's in the display, not ...
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Digital directory for Shopping mall

Looking for a digital directory solution for shopping mall Requirements should have touch display for customer interaction should be able to list all the tenants,kiosks, shop present in the mall ...
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Software/Website to benchmark / test LCD Monitors

I'm looking for software (or a website) capable of performing LCD tests to check artifacts on LCD screens, dead pixels, benchmark the phase/clock, angle vision, response time, contrast, calibration, ...
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Gamified touch screen test

We have a new Android device and we'd like to get feedback about its touchscreen. Basically we want to know whether touch events are registered at the coordinates where the user expects them to be. ...
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Tiny Android app to control which other apps can rotate the screen

There are scores of Android apps that allow the user to control whether or not specific apps can rotate the screen. Most of them, even if they have a small APK size, occupy 10+ MB of RAM all the time....
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Shrink my screen for beamer output

In our company we use laptops with beamers in conference rooms and the screen setup is always a real mess. Unlike a few years ago, the resolution is not a problem any more. Most of our beamers can ...
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Software for importing lat,lon and displaying Mercator projection

Are there any software [Ideally free] out there which I can import latitudes and longitudes of areas and it displays the Mercator projection of those points? To make the task even easier I must say I ...
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“Night shift” / blue light filter for Android

For PC there is f.lux, iOS has the builtin Night Shift since iOS 9.3. These are day-time dependent screen filters that aim to reduce the blue tint, which is considered to negatively influence sleep. ...
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Android phone as secondary screen

I want to use my android phone (LG G3) as a second screen for my laptop. My laptop dual boots Linux(Xubuntu) and Windows(8.1), so an application that is running on either of those is fine. ...
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Any software that draws a focus effect like filter on top of the screen

From my personal experience, I found out that, it is easier to focus on display screen when border area is dark. That's why, I am looking for any software that can draw this kind of dark effects on ...
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Adapt screen color to time of day slowly (like f.lux, but better)

f.lux is a tool that changes the screen color to match the time of day. It's big weakness is that it only has two options for the duration to adjust the color of the display: 20 seconds or 60 minutes....
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Looking for a library routine which can take diff's output and produce an HTML display of the differences?

I need some procedure in any commonly used language, that can produce the difference between two files and produce the HTML to display them side by side or in an interleaved manner. I need to compare ...
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Software to wipe my screen (display black color and ignore tactile input)

Tactile screens tend to gather fingerprints at a very high pace, so I clean mine with a wet tissue every few days. PROBLEM: If I clean my screen when it is locked, the background is not dark enough ...
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Emulating multiple screens

I am looking for a software that could add virtual screens to my desktop. I need this for testing purposes for high / strange resolutions to get negative screen coordinates So I want a new monitor ...
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Program that allows keyboard shortcut for changing monitor brightness?

I have pangobright and Desktop lighter that allow me to control the monitor brightness (of my external monitor not just my laptop screen) by clicking on some things/sliding a bar I'm looking for a ...
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Rotate single application in Windows

I am looking for a program which can rotate a single program like a music player or a web browser in all angles (90, 180, 270, 0). I don't want to rotate the entire screen which can be done be Ctrl + ...
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Change Win7 Theme to Mac (OSX Lion)

TL:DR I want to get a look and feel of Mac Lion on my Win7 laptop. I googled/ youtubed and got some links line this, that and so on. Some of the comments here and there mentions they have virus(es). ...
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Software to adjust my screen's brightness based on what programs are in view

I'm looking for software that can automatically adjust my screen's brightness based on what programs are currently in view. Here are my requirements, Compatiable with Windows 10 Works with Windows ...
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Add screen of a laptop to another one when both are on Windows 8

I have two laptops and I want to add screen of another laptop to my laptop. So that I will be having a wider space to see my stuffs I believe there must be some software/technique to meet my ...