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Ultra HD monitor with Macbook pro 13 mid 2014

I have an Macbook pro 13 mid 2014. I want to connect an UHD monitor(3840x2160) and run it at 60Hz. My thunderbolt's specs says that it can perform at 20 Gb/s. My question: is it enough to run ...
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Specific hotkey instead of any key to wake monitor?

I'd like the monitor on my Mac to stay asleep unless I specifically choose to wake it, but it wakes when any key is pressed. This is a problem because I use a remote that triggers hotkeys to do all ...
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How do I disable/enable an external monitor from terminal

I run two external monitors + my MBP display in OSX Yosemite. My middle external monitor is also connected to my PC. The monitor will automatically switch to an active input, so for example if my ...
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Only display on Thunderbolt works. Camera, audio and USB ports do not

Very similar problem as this question, only the display itself is working on the thunderbolt monitor (I only have one, unlike the linked question which had two) with a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, ...
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Connecting external display turns MacBook screen black

For years, connecting to external monitors on my MBP 9,2 (10.10.4) worked just fine (except the occasional crash). Until yesterday, where I had three crashes in quick succession. Now when the display (...
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Display Color Settings Button is missing

So I've changed the color temperature with a beamer connected to my MacBook, because it looked really weird with the default settings. Back home I connected my "usual" external monitor and now the ...
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Set 16x9 resolution on Macbook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro Early 2015 model, running Mac OS X El Capitan, which has a "Retina" screen on it. The display isn't 16x9, but I need to force it to be 16x9 for recording purposes. What is the ...
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5k iMac with 2 34 inch monitors

I have a 34 inch iMac 5k (late 2015), configured with the top specs: I'm currently running a 34 inch 3440x1440 monitor linked via thunderbolt. I recently ordered a second one. I've googled around ...
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iMac 5K + 2 4K displays + 1 21:9 display

I'm planning to buy the 5K iMac in the 4GHz i7 + M395X configuration. I will later add 16 GB (or maybe 32 GB) RAM but I will buy the 8 GB model. Since I need a ton of space I'm planning to add 2 4K ...
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My iMac detects a samsung external monitor, but nothing comes up on the display

I've got a late 2013 iMac running OS X El Capitan and am trying to get a second screen for work. Its a Samsung LED Syncmaster SA350 Series (Plug & Play). When I plug it in, nothing but a black ...
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Can I use my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) with 4k (3840x2160) LG 40" ub800t TV @ 60Hz refresh rate?

As the TV only has HDMI 2.0 ports, I am considering to buy a thunderbolt to HDMI 2.0 adapter. but I want to know that whether this combination will give me the 60Hz refresh rate at 4k resolution.
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MacBook Pro 13 inch late 2011 flickering screen

I have some problems with the screen of my laptop MacBook Pro 13inch from late 2011. I never had problems with my screen before but suddenly the screen began to flicker. I have encountered that it ...
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Is there a way to extend the desktop by default when a new display is connected?

Whenever I connect a new monitor, projector, or TV to an Apple laptop, the new display by default mirrors the existing desktop. If a number of applications are open, you may get documents that were ...
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Lock Mac mini but keep secondary display running

I am configuring a dashboard on a TV display to show latest sales stats, etc. and am running this off our existing build 'server', a Mac mini. The Mac mini is connected to a standard monitor and a TV ...
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El Capitan shows graphics/video with color banding on the external monitor

2011 MacBook Pro with the external LG 29EA73-P: 29 Inch, 21:9 UltraWide monitor. After upgrading to El Capitan (from Mavericks), all graphics - photos and videos, including Apple desktop and login ...
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Turn display off and leave MacBook Pro running

I run some iMacro scripts through Firefox every so often on my MacBook Pro and I like to turn my display off while they're running. I've been accomplishing this for the past year with the following ...
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No display on external monitor

I have a macbook pro retina 13 inch and I am trying to use a Dell monitor as an external display. I have an HDMI cable from the laptop to an HDMI to VGA convertor to the monitor. After some playing ...
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My cursor jumps to the wrong position when I am over selectable text on a rotated second display

The problem can be seen in this video: video of issue To describe in words, when my pointer is moving over a block of text that is selectable and the arrow is turning into a cursor, the cursor will ...
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2009 iMac as 2nd Monitor – Can't adjust brightness

I am trying to use my 2009 iMac 27" as a second display for my 2013 MBPr 15" (both running El Capitan). I have connected the two with a thunderbolt cable and everything is working fine except one ...
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Font smoothing not working on Mac Mini

I purchased a new Mac Mini and have attempted to hook it up to my ASUS VS278Q-P LCD Monitor. I was using this monitor in Windows and it looked fine but on the mac mini, it's having a problem where the ...
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Can Mid-2010 MacBook Pro 13" drive 2560 x 1440 external display

Can Mid-2010 MacBook Pro 13" (MC374LL/A) with GeForce 320M graphics card drive both internal display and 2560x1440 external display at the same time? Apple website states that it can handle 30" ...
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Mac thinks external Dell display is a built-in display

So I have a Macbook Pro running OS 10.11 with 1 additional Dell display. For Christmas I received another Dell display, but I'm having issues with this mac thinking the new display is a "Built-in" ...
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Can a faulty HDMI cable damage macbook

I tried to connect my rMBP mid-2014 to a TV through an HDMI cable. I first plugged the cable to the TV. when plugging the other end of the cable to the HDMI port on the macbook, I heard some crackling ...
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Is it possible to use a Nexus tablet as a second monitor for a Macbook Pro?

I'm trying to figure out a way to use my Nexus 7 tablet as a second screen on my Macbook Pro. I know that some commercial programs exist to help you do that or similar--I've found, for example that ...
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My external monitor doesn't work at full resolution with my MacBook

I've got a MacBook Pro (Early 2015, OS 10.11.2) and I've also got a Dell 2209WAf monitor, which I'm using with a VGA cable and this adaptor. The monitor's optimum resolution is 1680x1050 @ 60Hz and ...
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How to stop the brightness of MacBook Air Display from fluctuating?

The brightness of display of my MacBook Air is fluctuating. It is getting black and bright continuously. I don't know what to do or how to resolve the issue.
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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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Looking for an external monitor for my late 2008 aluminium macbook

I have the above laptop and thinking of getting a new, larger monitor to go with it. I have already reviewed other threads here and elsewhere, but there are a few things I am not clear about... The ...
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MacBook Pro Screen Flickering when using HDMI to VGA adapter to connect to external monitor

My MacBook Pro 2014 keeps flickering when I plug in a HDMI to VGA converter to it. I am using HDMI to plug in the HDMI to VGA converter (which is plugged in to my monitor). The screen is just black ...
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Connect MacBook Pro 2015 to iMac 2015 with HDMI?

I forgot to bring my "Thunderbolt to Thunderbolt" cable to connect my MacBook Pro to my iMac screen. I do not wish to spend again all that money to go buy one now. The only thing I have here is a "...
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Retina 2012 15" Macbook Pro: Vertical Lines like dead pixels

I recently purchased a used MacBook Pro 15" Retina (2012). Before I bought it, its screen was replaced entirely and so was its upper case. I am currently using Windows 10 on the laptop. I started ...
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MBA & VGA monitor, using strange reduction Thunderbolt-HDMI-DVI-VGA

I have latest Macbook Air and I want try to use VGA monitor. I don't have MiniDisplayPort to VGA reduction, but this: I know that DVI-VGA worked fine on with my old PC, so I don't understand, why ...
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iPhone 4s no display constant charging sound

There is no display on my iPhone 4s, but whenever I hook it up to my charger, it will play the charging sound every 7 seconds. Maybe something is loose in the phone? I am thinking there is something ...
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Stopping Dell P2715Q monitor flickers with MacBook Retina 12" (2015)

I have recently purchased both a Dell 4K display (P2715Q) and a new Macbook (Retina, 12", 2015). According to Apple's website, the MacBook should be capable of driving the display at full resolution ...
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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 a pre-Retina iMac 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 ...
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Apple MacBook Pro display shows black screen

I have a MacBook Pro 15 inch 2015 model. Until yesterday it worked fine. But now it shows a black screen. But when I connect to external display through HDMI it works fine. Is there any solution ...
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Signal Problems between 2015 Macbook Pro and Dell 4K P2415Q Monitor

I just bought a P2415Q Monitor and connected it to my 2015 Macbook Pro with the DisplayPort to thunderbolt cable that was included with the monitor. It seemed ok at first, but after the first time the ...
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Scale applications on El Capitan for retina

Now that "AppleDisplayScaleFactor" isn't available on newest versions of Mac OS X, is there any way we can scale applications? I'm wondering because I have some non retina applications that if I ...
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Display problems in El Capitan on screen sharing

I have recently updated the OS in an old Mac Pro to El Capitan. Since then I have severe display problems. I must add that I access the system via screen sharing. The fonts are horribly blurred in ...
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Accept login policy banner without mouse

My computer setup currently has three monitors: the 15.4" built-in display of my MacBook pro, a 27" Apple Thunderbolt Display connected by Thunderbolt, and a 10" Mimo Magic Touch display connected to ...
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Turn off the built-in monitor on MBP El Capitan with clamshell open

I usually plug my MBP 15" late 2011 (El Capitan 10.11.2) with an external monitor, and I only use that. Also I need to use the trackpad. So I need to turn off the built-in monitor with the clamshell ...
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Change desktop of another display

So CTRL+left/right switches the desktop for the display where my mouse pointer is, is there a way to do that for another display without having to move the pointer over?
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Projector black at any resolution when connecting MacBook Pro Retina

A colleague of mine bought a brand new MacBook Pro Retina. She wants to use it in lectures in connection with a projector. I can't tell what brand the projector is of since it is a very big lecture ...
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2 external displays on your macbook pro 2015

I'm just asking again. It has been asked before, but most answers are quite old, so let's give it another try. I've just bought a new Macbook Pro 15 inch 2.2 Ghz, a 2015 model of course. Now I want ...
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How to set external display as the main one with MacBook Pro?

Someone gives me old macbook with broken screen model white 7.1. i get this mac as my computer i use it for study programming. as monitor i use external monitor AOC 1080p. for connecting i use mini ...
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Limiting email on ipad

I want to change the number of emails displayed on my iPad, but there is no "show" option under mail in settings
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External monitor does not display in full screen

I've connected my external monitor (Dell 2240L 21.5") to my Macbook Air running OS X Yosemite through a mini-display port to VGA convertor. The problem is that the external monitor does not renders ...
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Full screen problem

Whenever I use a full screen app, it first blacks out my other monitors and then whenever I click on another monitor it closes the full screen app and goes to windowed mode. I would like it to just ...
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Apple Support Communities / Notebooks / MacBook Pro Dell VGA rippling effect

So I just bought a Macbook Pro early 2015 13 inch with these specs: Processor: 3,1 GHz Intel Core i7 Memory: 16 GB 1867 MHz DDR3 Graphics: Intel Iris Graphics 6100 1536 MB I just got everything set ...
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After Installing El Capitan I Will be Logged Out Frequently

MacPro late 2009 with 3 monitors. OSX 10.11.1 Will run great on 1 monitor without screen/system freeze or logouts. At times it is an instant logout, other times, the primary monitor freezes, or is ...