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4k vs 5k Monitor as “Retina” on older MacPro

I am currently running my MacPro (late 2010) with a 30" (2840 pix wide) and often an old iMac 27 as a secondary display. I'd really like to upgrade to something more crisp - the difference on my MBP ...
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MacBook pro Retina - Are mixed display modes possible?

I'm using an HTML5 VDI to connect to a remote desktop from within a browser. With the standard retina display mode, that gives a rather small screen area for the remote desktop which is a unix ...
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HDMI output problem with late-2013 13 inch macbook pro with retina

I just bought late-2013 13-inch MacBook Pro with retina. I want to connect it to my Samsung 32'' TV at home and DELL u2412m monitor at work. None of these connection is working right now. MacOS X 10....
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Macbook pro crashes occasionally on dual monitor

I'm using a Macbook pro 13' mid 2010 running OS X Lion 10.7.5. I just got a Viewsonic 24' monitor (2450wm-LED), and I connect it to my mbp using a miniport to VGA adapter (this one on Amazon). However ...
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Can a non-retina MacBook's screen be replaced with a Retina screen?

I'm using a MacBook Pro Late 2011. The processor, RAM, hard drive - just about everything else still work fine. I'd like to have retina display without necessarily buying a new unit. Is there a way ...
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How do I use separate dock for each monitor? [duplicate]

I have three monitors. I'd like to use a dock on each monitor that displays the apps / windows open on that monitor. Is this possible? Thanks!
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Disable display mirroring for every possible future display

Is there some 'defaults write' or other trick to tell OS X to never mirror displays? (Unless they're at least as good resolution as the retina display.) I thought I had display mirroring disabled ...
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Multiple Displays Crashes with El Capitan

My dad has a Mac Pro (2009 era) and runs 3 monitors hooked up with DisplayPort. They are not high-res and only about 24". Nothing that a Mac Pro should have any issues with. Everything worked well ...
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My Macbook Air isn't outputting the correct resolution

I bought a DELL P2416D with a 2560x1440 resolution but I didn't know that it wasn't compatible with OS X. I use a mini Display Port to HDMI adapter. Also the Mac detected the monitor as a TV and so ...
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How to render external display in native resolution?

I've a UHD display connected to MAC via HDMI. But the external display is not rendering in native resolution. There does not appear to be an option in preferences to set to native resolution of ...
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How to retrieve windows that have moved 'off-screen'

I have this problem sometimes with my dual-screen setup, especially when I'm juggling lots of things around. Occasionally I seem to be able to move a window entirely off-screen (I'm not quite sure ...
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HDMI VGA projector cannot connect to Macbook Pro

Why doesn't the projector find the Macbook Pro when connecting a VGA cable to the HDMI port on Macbook Pro via an adapter? It does work on a Windows machine. I know that to fix this problem one needs ...
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HDMI Display failure on Mac Mini (late 2012)

I have a late 2012 Mac Mini running OS X Mavericks (10.9.5). When I hook up two displays to the Mini (one Thunderbolt, one HDMI) it will configure and work properly for a time. After 1-2 hours, or ...
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How to make my Mac sleep when I close the lid while connected to an external display? [duplicate]

Having an external monitor connected prevents my Mac from sleeping when I close the lid. Is there any way to opt out this feature?
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Is there a way to change the OSX system font size per monitor?

I'm wondering if there is a way to change the OSX system font size per monitor (e.g. larger for Retina and smaller on external display) ? I know how to change it system wide (as covered by How can I ...
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I deleted my Bootcamp partition but can't resize my OS X partition

I didn't realize this would cause issues, but I used Disk Utility to delete my Bootcamp partition and then tried to resize my main partition to fill the disk. This causes an error and I searched for ...
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Is there a problem is closing the lid of a MacBook Pro when using an external monitor?

I am using an external monitor and the only way (that doesn't involve jumping through hoops) to turn off the MacBook Pro monitor is to close the lid. Does closing the lid causes any problems? I have ...
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Connect 2 external Monitors with Belkin's Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD

I need a little help here, I have attached my MacBook Air Mid 2013, to an Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD. On the product page it says that one can connect two monitors. The only condition is ...
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How to find the Apple Service Part number for Macbook Pro Retina Display “clamshell”?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) that has a broken screen and I need to replace it. The online sellers post the "Apple Service Part" number as one of the identifiers to determine if it will ...
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Macbook Pro detects the screen, but external screen stays black (mini dp to hdmi)

I am trying to connect my MacBook Pro (OSX 10.9.3, 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5, 8GB DDR3) to Panasonic Viera TH55AS670D LED TV through Mini DP to HDMI connector. When I connect the wire my laptop screen ...
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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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how to make each display a separate space, yet have a keyboard shortcut to move both screens at the same time?

In OS X Mavericks, each display (ie monitor) has it's own space. There are many advantages to that. But then there are also advantages to the old way of doing it; i.e i want both my [monitor 1 - ...
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White streaks (image retention) on the sides of iPhone 5S screen?

Not sure why this happened, but I had a conversation for 50 minutes and then realised some weird white streaks on the screen after I hung up. The streaks are now gone (gladly), it seems like the ...
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Why are all of my windows tiny when I plug in an external monitor?

I have a mirrored display setup with a 17" MacBook Pro and an Apple LED Cinema display. When I plug in the monitor, sometimes the mirroring does not kick in properly and some items are half on-screen....
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Does Apple support DDC/CI for 3rd party displays via Apple's Thunderbolt to DVI adapter

I had a Dell 21.5" monitor, which was previously connected to a Windows PC via its DVI port, which has no problem with DDC/CI which allowed me to control brightness and Contrast of the attached ...
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External monitor VGA detected sometimes yes, sometimes no

I have this MacBook Pro with OS X El Capitan, and I'm using a LG 20M35 (19", 1600x900) as external monitor. This one has a VGA connection, so I bought a Belkin VGA to Thunderbolt adapter. At first,...
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Macbook Pro 13" with Retina Display: Black Screen

So this is not my computer, but my girlfriends. She was doing thesis work in the library when all of a sudden the screen to her Macbook began to malfunction. At the point it is at now, whenever it is ...
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rMBP kernel_task spikes when connecting more than one external monitor [duplicate]

When connecting a second external monitor kernel_task spikes to 600%+. This makes the computer unusable. Before Yosemite, this worked fine with 3 monitors. Here are the specifics: When I connect ...
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horizonally flip OSX's monitor output?

For display reasons we've got a setup where a user watches videos on a MacBook via a mirror. Of course, this works okay for videos normally, but the user would like to be able to do more than watch ...
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Monitor flickers when connecting MacBook Pro to monitor using Thunderbolt to VGA connector

My monitor flickers when I connect my MacBook Pro to a monitor using Thunderbolt to VGA connector. I have a Nov 2011 MacBook Pro. There was no flickering until I updated my OS to El Capitan. Could ...
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30hz vs 60hz 4K output

I am currently using a MacBook Pro 13" 2015 model with a Samsung U28D590 UHD display. Currently I am using the HDMI port of the monitor with a mini-displayport to HDMI adapter and receive 4K 30hz ...
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MBR 15, external monitor, screen is blinking and sometimes no signal (DP)

I am using two external monitors, both are same kind, Asus PA248Q Pro Art. They are only 1920*1200 (16:10). This mid 2015 model of MBR should support two(!) 4K monitors, so there should not be problem ...
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Issue with LCD screen colors after Mac was dropped

I have gotten an issue with my Mac LCD display, after the Mac was dropped. 100% white colors become pink and 100% black colors become green. I don't want to get it fixed, because that would be very ...
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Utility/Way to save display arrangements?

I have a portable USB monitor for my MacBook. Sometimes I place to the left of the laptop, sometimes to the right and sometimes above. While it's not hugely cumbersome to open up Display Preferences ...
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iMac login screen only half displayed

When I booted up my iMac yesterday, I was confused to find my login field had seemingly moved upwards, so that only the bottom half was showing. The lower half of the screen was just black. Is this a ...
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Macbook Pro, two external monitors, clamshell mode and heat

I use my Macbook Pro 15 (mid 2015) with two Asus PA248Q monitors. It has Intel Pro gpu. I was just wondering that does it matter heat wise if I keep the lid down? The hinge seems to have some kid of ...
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Boot Camp partition is on lowest brightness and will not change

It all started this morning, since I listen to podcasts on YouTube before bed. I barely use my Mac partition, but still update it. I use my Windows partition for most of my stuff. I went to bed with ...
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MacBook display screen

Is it possible to fix a MacBook Pro display glass for a cracked one of a MacBook unibody? Since they have the same dimensions.
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Display screen glass [duplicate]

Can I replace the cracked display screen glass of my MacBook unibody with that of a MacBook Pro? Since they are the same dimensions.
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Make monitor viewable region smaller [duplicate]

I have a 27 inch monitor at work but I prefer a 21 inch monitor, but don't want to buy a new one, is there any way to just make the monitor not display anything for the top/right part to make it like ...
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Mac wireless second display (for showing a fixed desktop)

I want to use my Nexus 9 Android tablet as a second wireless display for my MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) (running El Capitan). I've tried a number of Android apps but none have been up to snuff. ...
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MacBook Pro with Dual Monitors

I have a MacBook Pro 2011, i7, 8 GB RAM, Apple SSD, but I don't know if the display is Retina or not. I also got two monitors. I am using a Thunderbolt cable to connect the first Monitor. Can you ...
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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 do I get VMware Fusion to use the native screen resolution within a scaled OSX desktop?

I'm using VMware Fusion 7.1.1 to run both Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 on a mid 2014 15-inch retina Mac. I've heard it is possible to run VMware in such a way that the screen's native resolution (in my ...
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Cannot start screensaver after display has been powered off

After my Mac has been locked and the display has powered off I am unable to activate the screensaver again until I unlock my Mac. For example: I sleep my Mac's display with ⌃⇧⏏, pmset ...
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Mac mini (Late 2014) and 4K TVs

Based on Apple's documentation, my Mac mini (Late 2014, mid-range model with Intel Iris) should be able to support 4K video through HDMI. I've plugged in my Seiki 39" 4K TV (SE39UY04), but when the "...
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Daisy chain of two Dell U2414H to Macbook Pro Retina 13''

My MacBook Pro have only two thunderbolt ports. My new external monitors are Dell U2414H connected to MacBook Pro using Display Port to Mini Display Port cable each one. In this situation I'm unable ...
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Keyboard shorcut to switch focus between multiple displays on OS X 10.9.5 +

The fact that each monitor acts on its own in OS X Mavericks is pretty cool. However, I find that I have to use my mouse and click on the unfocused monitor before I can actually slide back and forth ...
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“Differentiate without color” setting in Accessibility System Preferences

In the Accessibility preference pane of El Capitan's System Preferences, I've noticed a "Differentiate without color" setting that I didn't notice before. Does anyone know to what extent this ...
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Early 2015 Retina Macbook Pro not recognizing/working with some external displays

I have an Early 2015 Retina Macbook Pro 2.7 GHz i5, and it does not work with certain displays. I first tested it with a display(call it display A) Mini Display Port to DVI cable which did not work. ...