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Most monitors are capable of displaying images a various resolutions by changing the number of dots per inch. At a lower resolution, the image expands as if being looked at through a magnifying glass. At a higher resolution, everything on the screen shrinks, allowing you to see more information at once. Using a higher resolution could therefore allow viewing multiple windows at once or minimize scrolling within windows to see information normally off the viewable area. The majority of monitors sold today have the capability to display at least 800 x 600 resolution.
Resolution is usually described in terms of pixels. A pixel, which is short for picture element, is one of the many dots used to construct screen images. On a Mac, resolution is described in terms of number of dots (pixels) per inch (dpi), with 72 dpi as the norm. (That is 72 dots horizontally and 72 dots vertically.) On a PC, resolution is described in terms of the number of pixels displayed horizontally by the number of pixel displayed vertically across the entire screen (rather than within an inch). Thus, at comparable resolution, a larger Mac monitor will allow viewing of more information while a larger PC monitor will show the same amount of information, but on the larger PC monitor, the image will be larger. To take advantage of the larger PC monitor to display more information, you need to change to a higher resolution.