The (usually) LCD display integrated into portable computing products, or external monitor/television connection to same.

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Screen Sharing (and RD) selective connectivity

Problem: The MacBook Pro is not connecting via Screen Sharing (nor for both RD for Mac and Microsoft’s RD) to particular computers, but works connecting to other computers. Background: A set of Macs ...
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Broken Ipad screen

a few months a go, I opened my iPad to see my screen half blacked half works. I'm not sure what happened.. I attached a pic of its condition. Does it look like a software issue or broken screen? Can ...
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Disable smooth fading when changing brightness of MacBook Pro Screen

I'm on a late 2013 15" MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Is there any way of disabling/enabling whether the display smoothly fades when the brightness keys are hit (F1 to lower, F1 to raise)? On my ...
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Why does my Mac slow down when the volume/brightness indicator fades out?

I frequently change the volume and brightness on my computer. Usually I modify them to more or less match my surrounding physical(!) environment. But there's this one annoying quirk with changing my ...
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Red tint and flicker in Macbook LCD

For some time my aging 2008 Macbook's LCD has been "flickering" a bit but since it goes away after a while I've ignored it. But in the last few days a red tint (might be pink - I am color blind :( ) ...
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Inkscape (or other XQuartz) window disappears when using external screen

I have this issue where Inkscape does not appear when my MacBook Pro is plugged to an external screen. I tried several windows management tools (like Spectable, or Stay) but these did not work for the ...
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Month old iPad mini 4 has a yellow box outline on the screen! What should I do?

I'm pretty sure this was not there before but now I just noticed it while reading on my iPad. I think it's only on the inside part of the screen as I cannot get the picture to show the yellow when I ...
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Chrome (and other applications) not rendering on internal display

I recently connected my Macbook to an external display. After returning to my apartment, I tried to access my browser and the Mail application, but the windows are not rendering on the screen. I have ...
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imac mini . login screen stuck

After rebooting the login screen is frozen, when I click on my user name I am not given the option to enter my password. I rebooted again but the problem persists. It happened before and I found a ...
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Finder windows just show screen artifacts/cheese

On our Macbook Air (Mid-2011 11", OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks), starting a few days ago, every time we open Finder windows, the right side just shows screen artifacts/cheese. File Open dialogs in MS Word ...
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How to mirror a Mac desktop to a larger Windows computer's screen?

I've a 15-inch MacBook Pro and a 21-inch All-in-one Windows Computer. However, I haven't any HDMI or DisplayPort cable but Ethernet. I would like to transfer the Mac's desktop to the larger computer ...
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Screen brightness issue with Netflix

I have a Macbook Pro (Mid-2012) running OS X El Capitan. Whenever I watch Netflix, part of the screen becomes overexposed and turns a patchy yellow-green color. This happens only to the part of the ...
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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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MacBook3,1 display turns off when screen is moved

My old MacBook3,1 display shuts off when I move the screen. The display is on only at certain (very unstable) positions of the screen. The computer does not go in sleep mode, but I still have to ...
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Blue and white rectangle

I just restarted my MacBook Pro and I am now getting a blue and white rectangle near the top right corner of my screen. Does anyone know what this is or what is causing it? MacBook Pro Retina ...
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Maximize windows just like Windows on OS X

I have owned a MacBook Pro for a year, however at work I use a Windows laptop. Since I really like the functionality to maximize a windows by just pushing it to the top of the screen, I would like to ...
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Multi-colored lines only on screen when booting 17" iMac Core Duo 1.83Ghz

New to StackExchange/Ask Different. Been a lurker for a long time, this is my first question/discussion. I hope somebody might point me in the right direction. I was recently given a couple old ...
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Using multiple screens, how to switch spaces on all screens left or right

Assuming I am working on 3 screens, having 3 spaces on each screen. How can I switch to the "left" space on each screen at the same time?
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Macbook Pro black screen during logon

When I boot my Macbook Pro and log in, the progress bars starts scrolling. After a few seconds the screen goes completely black and then shows the progress bar again but all the rest around the ...
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My Mac displays some glitches

Sometimes my Mac Mini, plugged to an LG IPS screen, display some Glitches. For example, times ago, in my Launchpad appears these glitches: To solve these glitches I had to restart the Mac. Now in ...
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Use old Powerbook G4's screen

I have a broken Powerbook G4 lying around and I'm wondering if I can re-use the screen, that is still fine. Maybe it's impossible, but is there a way to use it with composite video input? Thanks
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Is there a way to have the (automatically adjust) brightness of two thunderbolt displays connected to each other in sync

I have a MacBook Pro Retina with two Thunderbolt Displays connected to it in Daisy Chain mode. Both displays have the Automatically adjust brightness setting on, and the MacBook is closed. Is there a ...
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Disable Screen Sleep AppleScript

Is there a way to turn screen sleeping on and off temporarily through AppleScript? I'm making a script at the moment that will run for a few minutes when I'm away, so I don't want it to sleep, but ...
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Safe to clean iPad screen with alcohol wipe?

I ordered a glass screen protector for my iPad and have just received it. In instructions, it says I have to clean the screen with the given alcohol wipe. Is it safe to use an alcohol wipe on iPad ...
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Does anyone use Xcode Playgrounds on a Macbook 2015? [closed]

I'm interested in the MacBook 2015 form factor and wondered if anyone uses Xcode Playgrounds on one and how it handles it in terms of responsiveness, battery drain and screen size. I realise that ...
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Replaced iPad 4 screen - camera, vol/power buttons and mic not working?

I recently ordered a new digitizer assembly (the glass with home button pre assembled) and fitted it to the iPad 4. The touch screen and home button work flawlessly but cannot get the lock button, ...
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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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Can iMac 5k be set up to change screen resolution at log in depending on user

I have 2 users on iMac 5k and need each user to login at a different screen resolution (Default for one, Looks like 2048 x 1152 for the other). Is this possible / can a script be set to run on login ...
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Just installed new screen on wife's 5s, getting weird ghosting/burn effect

My wife's 5s screen cracked and for the holidays I had a friend of mine install a new screen on her phone. The only problem is, there's some weird issues going on. First, the outer edges of her screen ...
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Is there any way to simulate a second display on a Macbook Pro?

I'm trying to figure out a way to use my Nexus 7 tablet as a second screen. I know that some commercial programs exist to help you do that - but I've found that Chrome Remote Desktop works pretty well ...
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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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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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External screen portrait resolution issue

When I change the external screen resolution to Portrait mode it shows up like this. I have tried all the rotation possibilities and everything. Is there a fix to this? I have seen other screens set ...
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Screen artifacts that show up in screenshot

My MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) running El Capitan (10.11.1) intermittently displays screen artifacts. I thought the issue might be with my screen connector, but the artifacts are captured when I ...
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Split screen problem with MacBook Pro

I moved my screen around and now I don't have split screen anymore. I have to press F3 to see my other screens to open them. I have tried to go to the mission center and logged out and logged back in ...
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Flickering band on Macbook Pro from early 2011

I recently got a Macbook Pro 15" from early 2011 from a friend. It gets a weird flickering band on the left side of the screen. It improves or worsens as I tilt the screen (which makes me think that ...
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iMac 21.5" 4k Screen Colours Washed Out

I bought a new iMac 21.5" 4k screen for my web design work. I noticed that the way Safari renders colours is completely different from the way Chrome and Firefox does. Colours in Safari appear dull ...
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Is it safe to put a screen protector on Macbook Pro Retina? [closed]

I read a few answers/articles. But that only made the confusion worse. Common answers were: No, don't put screen , because: There is very little gap between Keyboard & Display and adding a ...
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iPhone 4S Gray Light in Middle of Black Screen Fix?

I'm having trouble with my iPhone 4S. It rarely turns on and whenever it does, it shows a gray light in the middle of a black screen with some kind of halo around the light. Also, whenever I hook it ...
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MacBook Air display went haywire

Literally out of nowhere my laptop screen went crazy. I was using it while sitting at my dining room table and stopped for probably 10 mins to look at something on my phone. When I looked back, it ...
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White backgrounds on iPhone showing inset, very light, yet visible pink rectangular area

Working on an iPhone app I noticed a very light, yet quite noticeable pink-ish rectangular area that's inset from the screen's edges uniformly by about 4 millimeters (0.16 inches) in all views with a ...
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Apps for screen rotation hotkey?

So I'm using the latest El Capitan, and I find myself using my 'external' monitor both portrait and landscape mode simultaneously. It's been quite bugging to go into system prefs. and changing the ...
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Sections of desktop turn black?

So I have a very odd issue. At random I get black sections in program windows, on dock icons, and on my desktop. What makes it odd is I can actually take a screenshot of it plus you can even see it ...
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How to enable horizontal split in full screen mode in El Capitan

I use my external display in tower mode. I've been using third party software ( like Moom ) to split my screen horizontally when needed. Now that El Capitan supports split screen in full screen mode, ...
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Command line app to change screen resolution with RETINA?

I'm looking for a command line app to change screen resolution. I've tried cscreen, screenresolution, and scrutil. The first two work to change resolution, but they do not enable retina scaling.
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Macbook Pro Mid-2012 Retina Screen Flicker

Basically as it says in the title, whenever I use my computer the screen flickers and it's unusable. This isn't just when I log into one account, this is on startup, login, while using the computer, ...
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How to tell is a damaged iPad Air is repairable [duplicate]

I was given an iPad Air (model A1474) which seems to had a tough life. The screen and LCD matrix are broken and I would like to know if it is still alive before replacing these broken parts. How ...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch screens on split view

I want to know if there is any keyboard shortcut to switch between splits screen in all new El Captain.
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iMac Thunderbolt external monitor black after sleep or blacking out intermittently

We have an iMac 2013 that has a second screen (3rd party) attached via Thunderbolt. Recently the second screen was having problems coming on in the morning when waking from sleep and we had to hit the ...
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Macbook Pro black screen

I have a Macbook Pro from 2012 with Yosemite. It was working just fine when I decided to update Xcode. The screen froze after a few seconds, and after a few minutes it went black like it went to ...