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How does one rotate iMac display using Yosemite?

With my Mid-2012 MBA running Mountain Lion, I have no issues at all in rotating my display after hitting display in preferences while holding cmd + option keys. However, I've run into a snag with my ...
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From a technical standpoint, why can't Night Shift be supported on 32 bit hardware?

As referenced in this comment, Apple doesn't remove features without a significant reason, but other 3rd party apps like f.lux and GammaTool can do colour changes on 32-bit devices just fine. What are ...
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Desktop Folder Windows not displaying properly!

Everytime I open a new window on the desktop the window does not display properly. I essentially cannot navigate my files using the finder. When i open a new finder window it either displays nothing ...
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Scaling external display text & UI components

I have a late 2013 Retina Macbook Pro which drives a Dell P2815Q 28" 4K monitor (at 30Hz). What I would like is to have scaled UI components whilst retaining the resolution of the monitor, rather than ...
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Turn off external display without sleep/lock screen

Is there a shortcut to turn off/on the external display without using Sleep and having to enter the password? (note I still want to have to type the password when I wake up the computer after it ...
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Mini Displayport to daisy chain external displays

I have a 2008-ish? iMac, not sure it's been a while, and am not looking to upgrade as it's treated me right. However its an iMac 8,1 not sure of the EMC #, I'm sure is irrelevant to the post, but what ...
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Dell P2715Q Needs “Detect Displays” after MBPR 15" goes to sleep

So I have my new Dell P2715Q connected to a Thunderbolt port on my MacBook Pro Retina 15" Mid-2015 using the supplied DisplayPort cable, in SST mode. When I plugged it in the first time, it worked ...
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Display preferences pane could not be loaded

I am running OS X 10.10.3 and I tried to rotate the internal display of my Macbook Pro using this rotation trick. After I selected the 180 degree rotation, the screen rotated properly but all the ...
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Replace or add graphic card on Macbook Pro

Is that possible to replace the existing graphic card of a Macbook Pro (Mid 2010, Mini DisplayPort, GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M) for a graphic card that could support 2 screen output? Or else is it ...
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How to make VLC remember which display to pen on?

iMac 2011 running Mavericks 10.9.5. The other day my boot drive died, so I did a complete fresh reinstall of the OS and all my applications. That included downloading VLC again and installing it ...
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Switching between three monitors

I have two Apple monitors with active connections and a 13" Cintiq. I know I can't have all three monitors on at the same time, but I was wondering if there was a program that I could detect all three ...
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Can retina display features be enabled on older (non-retina) displays?

I have an older iMac, without a true retina display. I want to be able to scale the user interface like the retina macs do, but I can't seem to find a way to do that. Does anyone know a way to trick ...
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Problem with external monitor and MacBook Air

I cannot connect my MacBook Air to an external monitor. But I am able to connect it to a projector, without any difficulty. My computer detects the external monitor but cannot connect to it. The ...
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Unable to use full resolution of P2416D

Dell P2416D (Vendor 10AC, Product A0C3) is 2560x1440, but my Mac OS X (on Macbook Pro Mid 2010 connected via Thunderbolt with Mini Display Port cable) doesn't have corresponding file in /System/...
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Apple Thunderbolt Display randomly goes black throughout the day

My Mac is connected to two Apple Thunderbolt Displays. The first monitor works without flaw. The second however will randomly turn off its screen 3 to 4 times a day. A quick but annoying fix is to un-...
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Is it possible to connect two external monitors with two thunderbolt to DVI convertors?

I read about the limitation for older models but I have a Macbook Pro Late 2015 and I would like to connect two different monitors in the same laptop. Both of my monitors have DVI ports and my ...
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Stop Mavericks from opening apps on the second screen?

I have a MacBook Pro and connected an external display to it, so far, so great. However, Mavericks seems to insist on opening new applications on the secondary display, even if the currently active (...
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Can I mirror my second and third monitors but not the first for a presentation?

Assuming I have an external monitor plugged into my laptop and a projector - I now have three monitors. I want to be able to see what is on the projector from the second monitor and leave the ...
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Run Google Chrome in full screen with dev console across dual-monitors

Is there a way in Mac OS X 10.8.3 to open Google Chrome in full screen mode with dual monitors so that the Dev console appears on a second monitor? This would seem to be the obvious and intuitive way ...
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Can I switch between multiple Macs connected to an iMac with Target Display Mode?

I have a MacBook Pro that I use with an iMac 27" in Target Display Mode, using Thunderbolt. I'm thinking of also getting a Mac Mini, and I want to run it in TDM on my iMac. Can I connect both the ...
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Cleaning my Macbook Pro Retina leaves greasy 'streaks' across the screen

I try to clean my mid-2015 Macbook Pro with Retina display by wiping the screen with a damp cloth and then immediately drying. However, there seems to be left some residue/streak marks, which look ...
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How to transmit my PC onto my iMac?

I use tiny 13'' Windows laptop for work and whenever working from home would like to use my 27'' iMac as a display to it. Is this possible? Would HDMI->Thunderbolt cable do the trick? Is there ...
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Need to boot my MB Air (mid 2011) to an external monitor

I broke the display on my MB Air. I can't see anything on the screen except for the top right hand corner which shows the percentage of the battery and the keyboard icon. I have an external monitor ...
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Can't resize shrunken boot partition to fill empty space

I needed to make room on my Windows 7 partition to install a new program, so I did some searching on how to resize a partition and it told me to shrink the OSX side and then expand the Windows one ...
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Window out of visible workspace range / unreachable

I'm running OS X Lion on a MacBook Air 11", and when I unplug my secondary display, some windows (e.g., Finder) are overflowing at the edge of the screen. This usually happens on the right-hand side ...
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1920x1200 resolution not available via mDP<->VGA<->DVI link

I have Mid-2010 13" MacBook Pro with Mini DisplayPort and just got 1920x1200 external monitor which, unfortunately, has only DVI inputs. I couldn't find mDP - DVI adapters anywhere near, so I have to ...
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How do I make windows save their position after re-attaching a display? [duplicate]

I know about How do I make windows save their position on screen after re-attaching a display? However, that and all other related questions appear to be very old, and I'm hoping that there's a new ...
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MacBook Pro Retina thinks internal display is LG TV inside ColorSync utility

So, about a month ago, my MacBook Pro Retina 13" (Late 2013) display died. When I went to an authorized service provider, they tested it out and said that it needed to be replaced (the display). They ...
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Make display in yosemite / el capitan look like Mavericks

Ever since Yosemite came out, I have not been able to look at my screen for more than 10 minutes without it causing me a headache. I was hoping that this would be resolved with El Capitan, but that ...
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2 External monitors on 21,5 iMac Late 2009?

So I wonder if I can use 2 external monitors on my Late 2009 21,5 iMac? I currently use 1 external monitor and it works great but I now want to sell it and use 2 external monitors but there is only ...
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Connecting 2015 15" Retina MacBook Pro to Dell U2715H?

What would be the 'best' way to connect the 2015 Retina MacBook Pro to a Dell U2715H monitor? If I wanted to use the monitors USB 3.0 ports and also output sound to a Dell soundbar, how many cables ...
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How do I stop the dock from moving to my second monitor?

I use an external monitor with my Macbook Pro, often to run Windows VMs with a task bar at the bottom. While trying to use the task bar, I often accidentally summon the dock to the second monitor. ...
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HiDPI on external monitor (Dell u2515h) with Macbook Pro

So I have Dell U2515H connected to my Macbook Pro 15" Mid 2014 (integrated graphics) and when I try to run it in 16:9 1280x720 HiDPI (I'm using switchresx) resolution it has no effect. However, when I ...
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How to restore EFI in MacBook Pro Retina 13"?

I've stopped an update of OS X in the middle (fair enough I am crazy!). Now all I have when I boot the system is the normal beep sound of POST for hardware check. I've found a link that's been ...
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How to prevent terminal geometry changes when changing external display on MacBook Pro 13?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) that I use with Dell 2711 (at home) and 2713 (at work) external displays. Usually, but not always, when I bring my Mac from work to home, and vice ...
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Is there a way to completely disable Spaces in Yosemite?

Is there a way to completely disable Spaces in Yosemite (without turning off Mission Control, Dashboard, etc.)? As someone who frequently switches between multiple monitors and using my Macbook on ...
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No backlight on Late 2007 MacBook

I have an old Late 2007 MacBook, it has been working until few days ago. Suddenly the backlighting of the display stopped working. Basically I turn on the computer and the screen is almost dark. If ...
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Apple Screen Sharing Only Controls One Display?

UPDATE: I figured out in part what is happening, but not why or how to change this behavior. When at the computer itself, Finder only activates the screen you are on when you click on the desktop(...
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Retina monitors and old Mac Pro

I have an Early 2009 Mac Pro with one DVI out, one Mini DisplayPort out, and an NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 graphics card. I'm wondering if my Mac will support retina graphics, and if so, are any of the LED ...
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MacBook Retina with non-retina External Monitor has wrong resolutions

I have just gotten a MacBook Pro retina Early 2015, which I want to connect with non-retina external display. I'm using a VGA to display port adapter to connect it and it does work. However the ...
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Quick way to toggle between “Larger Text”, “Default”, and “More Space” on Macbook Retina

On Macbook's with retina display you are able to select between 4 different scale modes as showed in the picture below It takes some clicks to get into the Display settings and choosing a new scale....
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MacBook Pro screen getting scratched due to own keyboard

I have scratches nearly half of the Retina display, they are right where the keys are (for example, space key). I think this happens when the laptop getting squeezed in my backpack. But is this a ...
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Why are two identical external monitors displaying at different resolutions?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, Md 2012) running OS X El Capitan 10.11.3. I purchased 1x DisplayPort to VGA and 1x DisplayPort to DVI. I plugged these two into the 2x DisplayPorts on the MacBook ...
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Mac Pro + 50” 4K Ultra HD LED TV as monitor — Best graphics card?

I have a 2009 Mac Pro 4.1, with the following specifications: 2 2.93 GHz Quad-core Intel Xenon processors 32 GB RAM 2 1 TB HD 1 MacPro Raid Card 1 Nvidia GeForce GT 120 512 MB The work I do ...
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MacBook to external monitor via VGA adapter not filling whole monitor

I've connected my MacBook Pro 13" to an external monitor (ASUS VS228DE FullHD) via VGA adapter which has a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. I was advised on this forum to not use "mirror displays", ...
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How many external displays can I power with the 15" retina MacBook Pro?

I have three 24" (1920x1200) Dells that I would like to use on a single setup. With the 15" retina MacBook Pro having two Thunderbolt ports and one HDMI connector, would it be possible to connect them ...
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How to use 3 external monitors on 15" late 2013 MacBook Pro Retina?

Several people have posted about how they use 3 external monitors with their MacBook Pro Retina. see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJhvyLB_Tbw Using 3 External monitors on my macbook pro, problem ...
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External Display limited to 1080p after 10.9.2. update

I have an Asus PB278 (WQHD 2560x1440) connected via HDMI cable + HDMI-Thunderbolt adaptor to my MacBookPro Late 2011. Until the update to OSX 10.9.2, I was able to use full WQHD resolution on my ...
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macbook pro to external monitor 1920px via hdmi?

I just got macbook pro 13inch retina and the default resolution is 1280px width, and maximum is 1600px. If I connect this laptop to an external monitor via HDMI which has 1920px resolution, will the ...