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I recently got a Dell 2412m monitor with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1200. But in system preferences it only shows 1920 x 1080. I had it connected, beautifully, to my spare linux machine, so that's not the issue.

How can I get the correct resolution on my display?

Specs: Dell 2412m Mac OS X 10.7.2 Connecting with MiniDisplay Port to VGA

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For whoever still has the same problem, just unplug and plug again the minidisplay adaptor into your Mac. I had the same problem with a smaller Dell and that does the job. P

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The issue is not that it is not connecting. It is that the correct resolution is not displaying. Your answer does not resolve that issue at all. –  sameetandpotatoes Aug 22 '13 at 23:29

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