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In addition to the above, other software solutions are Jinx, who offers a product called ScreenRecycler. Couple this with a VNC client like TightVNC or JollysFastVNC (from Jinx), you pay once for the main computer, and can use any number (one at a time) of other computers as a remote display. This software is currently in Beta, and I found that after 5-10 ...


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This is a design feature documented by Apple. You need to cool your Mac and the processor can then speed up again and do the work you want. See this post on ideas for cooling while in clamshell mode. Any reason not to run my Macbook Pro upside-down in clamshell mode? Open the clamshell and make sure there is good ventilation and you are not blocking the ...


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Just when you switching between applications with Cmd + Tab, when you release CMD, keep hold down Alt


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You should try SwitchResX. It allows you to create Display Sets defining many variables like placement relative to other displays, setting which display is the primary, etc. Here is the Display Set page showing the options. It even has the ability to set a keyboard shortcut to each Display Set so you can quickly switch layouts, resolutions, etc.


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The OS X UI is not resolution-independent, the only thing you can do is to change the resolution. Which is essentially what OS X does on HiDPI screens when switching to Larger Text or More Space, but since they are retina displays, you can't see that the resolution in some cases is not native, which you definitively can on non-retina displays. There is a ...


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Have you tried running your browser in fullscreen mode? (Using the 2 diagonal arrows button in the upper right corner of the window) I have a very similar setup and it works exactly as you are asking. MacBook Pro connected to a Thunderbolt Display Thunderbolt Display is the primary (with the Dock), MBP is secondary Chrome running on the MBP screen in ...


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I thought perhaps the default [Opt + Cmd +D] to toggle Turn Dock Hiding On/Off would work. I considered that, depending on which display was active, that toggling the dock would cause it to appear on whichever display was active at the time. However, I find that dock remains on the given display. However, I believe the solution is simply to explain how the ...


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It doesn't matter if you have the 13 inch or the 15 inch model - Apple supports two external monitors. One HDMP or Thunderbolt. The other Thunderbolt. You'll need extra hardware to connect more displays or even ones that don't connect to the ports on the hardware. See footnote 4 in https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204154 MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid ...


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To fix, use the monitor's menu and change Size&Position/Image Size to Screen Fit. (I connected a MacBook Pro 2013 via HDMI to the same monitor and the quality was horrible.)


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here is a solution, with mouse movements (not keyboard shortcuts). FOR THE FIRST PART Go to user & groups Enable fast switching. Whenever you need to activate the login screen click login screen on top right. It will need the login password to open again. (If you still need to define keyboard shortcut, please look this link, though I didn't ...


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There are a number of posts (here and here) on superuser.sx. To lock the screen (actually invoking the "Login Window…" action from the User menu, and a direct analog to the Win+L shortcut in Windows): /System/Library/CoreServices/Menu\ Extras/User.menu/Contents/Resources/CGSession -suspend To sleep the display (I use this all the time as part of my last ...


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Confirmed: for this to work you need two (not just one) active adapters on the Mini DisplayPorts. When shopping around, the adapters may also be referred to as Eyefinity compatible. You don't have to buy genuine adapters - I am using two of the cheaper ones.


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I have adapted DDC-CI-Tools for the command line: https://github.com/kfix/ddcctl Try running ddcctl -d 1 -b ? to test whether your Dell monitor's brightness can be polled. For example, I do this on my Mac Mini to increase my DisplayPort monitor's brightness by 5 "ticks" (the scale varies from monitor mfg/model): $ ddcctl -d 1 -b ? -b 5+ 2015-06-19 ...


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You can use the vnc connection from the Mac B to Mac A write in the Safari.app vnc://Mac A and enable screen sharing in the System preferences Let me know if you need other information or the other solution can be TeamViewer


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There are tools for doing this which are visual aids like zooming and following the mouse around, maybe they might work?


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If you are happy to have content on the Mac projecting the image, you can use remote access via VNC or ARD. This approach has Mac A acting as a gateway to view and control Mac B. Virtual Network Computing / VNC You can use VNC to remotely connect to and control another computer. VNC is free and built into OS X. VNC has the benefit that you can use two ...


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I was able to do this with my 2012 15″ rMBP. I just upgraded to the 2015 15″ rMBP and I didn't expect a lesser experience; however, I have not been able to connect the 3rd external monitor successfully yet. I am using 3 1920x1080 monitors connected Thunderbolt → DVI x2 and HDMI → DVI x1. I just achieved a 4 monitor setup (rMBP display included). Here is ...


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Yes, happens identically to me. As the second monitor is operational try ESC (if not, hold the off button for three seconds, the option menu will appear on your second menu, click sleep then space bar to exit sleep and primary monitor will return). Now switch off and unplug the secondary monitor, try again, voila, all (should) works fine.


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Solved! The solution is about as weird as the problem. To enable 60Hz in clamshell mode, I had to Option-click the "Scaled" radio button on System preferences' Display resolution screen, then the Refresh Rate option became available and I could switch from 30 to 60Hz. For some reason it wasn't enabled by default when lid closed. EDIT: Also found out that ...


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This seems not to be possible. I solved the situation now with the help of my dell external displyay. The USB-Hub there can be configured to shut down as soon as the display ist switched off. So the second display and the active speakers are connected to the power plug that can be switched off/on by USB power. This will allow with the klick of one button to ...


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You can run only 2 external monitors. If you want you can also run the MacBook Pro monitor, achieving in this way the 3 monitors configuration. The only way to run 3 external monitors is to use an external graphic card to connect the third monitor. This answer comes from personal experience and Apple technical details. I've the same model and I've tested ...


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The proper way to achieve this goal is to daisy chain the displays Connect display to computer Connect second display to first display So on and so forth. The tricky part is find the proper connection but is possible.


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You can run only 2 external monitors. If you want you can also run the MacBook Pro monitor, achieving in this way the 3 monitors configuration. This answer comes from personal experience and Apple technical details. I've the same model and I've tested all the possible combinations, also trying passive and active DVI connections.


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Some time ago I used the "Elmedia Player" for playing old flash movies I had on my disk. Don't know how it works nowadays, but they have a free version to try. http://mac.eltima.com/media-player.html


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You should be able to use Ctrl + Shift + Eject, this puts the mac to sleep. On a Macbook you need to use Ctrl + Shift + Power since there is no eject button (unless you are using an external keyboard).


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I doubt that the heat will damage the screen, but considering how MB and MBP feed the fan, I'd be concerned more of airflow cutoff as lots of the air comes through the keyboard itself. You could look into placing a small magnet over the reed switch area and leave the lid open, it's near the Battery Indicator Light. Be careful though, don't swipe a magnet ...


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Yes with time you can do like Ender says, or simply do it directly by clicking on the Apple on the top-left corner and click Suspend Activity (Go in sleeping mode)


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You can find these options in System Preferences > Energy Saver. Drag the "Computer Sleep:" slider to the left. Note that for newer Apple portables, Yosemite combines the sleep and display sleep option: http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/2013-mba-no-computer-sleep-setting-wtf-heres-why.1598329/


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You can remotely use your Mac through Chrome on your iPad, free and clean.


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There are ways to center the cursor in either built-in or external display. Apple SE: CatchMouse. So first press a hotkey to switch to the desired display. The cursor is now on that display and app switcher is shown there as well.


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After some experimentation, I've been able to keep all windows in the proper spaces across unplug/replug by adding 1 extra blank space on my laptop screen. While plugged in to external monitor, I have #1 on monitor and #2 & 3 on the laptop (call these 1a, 2a, 3a). #2a is kept blank. Upon unplugging, there is some merging and rearranging of the ...


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It's possible to get the Larger text...More Space scaling slider for the Dell P2815Q by using the HDMI input rather than DisplayPort. I'm not sure why, but swapping the connections over yields this settings panel: That's a good start, but is also the end of the road. The scaled options are (unknown) -> 1280x720 -> 1920x1080 -> 3840x2160, so that mode ...


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Apple does not support Display Port daisy chaining. Using Thunderbolt screens, this would work, and because the Apple screen is a Thunderbolt screen, that works. The fact that Windows supports DP daisy chaining, does not mean that Apple does this intentionally to force users to buy their monitor. So... Never attribute to malice that which is adequately ...


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This is answered at Apple Macbook Dual Monitor MST already. Apple is not "intentionally limiting" anything. They simply didn't add MST support to OS X because their hardware doesn't need it. The physical Mini DisplayPort connector on your Mac can operate in two modes, one is DisplayPort itself. In this mode, you can connect a single 4K 60 Hz monitor to your ...


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I bought a few of these panels last month on special. They are great. I just tried to hook up my MBA11 2014 to the display and here are the options I got. It doesn't look like it does 2560x1080 Here is what I get when I try it on desktop mac


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I'm sure this won't work for everyone, but for me all I did was bring up display preferences and change it to mirror my displays, then changed it back to separate displays. WindowServer's CPU dropped immediately from about 80% to 10%.


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You might want to investigate a third-party solution. I would try SwitchResX (Macupdate link) as it claims to be able to save the resolution better than OS X can on it's own. I do not own this software.



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