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According to Apple's MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) - Technical Specifications... So it looks like 1080p is the 60Hz limit.


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This may be good or bad news deepening on how you look at it, but it’s the Dell 4K display, not your Mac. Both Dell model numbers 2715Q and 2815Q are notorious for this kind of flickering when used with MacBooks. If you search around on Amazon and other sites you will find similar complaints. We purchased 4 of the Dell 4K P2715Q monitors where I work, and ...


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You shouldn't be setting the resolution of Windows in Parallels. Boot Windows and choose Virtual Machine → Install Parallels Tools and follow the instructions. This sets the resolution automatically according to the window dimensions. If Parallels Tools doesn't set the right resolution in full screen, in Configuration set Full Screen: Scale to fit screen ...


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I bought one (the Dell P2415Q) so can offer the results... Scaled options are: 1504x846, 1920x1080, 2304x1296, 2560x1440 and 3008x1692 That is to say, the macbook always outputs 3840x2160, 60Hz as far as the monitor is concerned. It just "looks like" those resolutions in terms of real-estate. 1920x1080 is the default, and other scaled resolutions are ...


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I had exactly the same problem, with the same monitor, Dell U2713 / U2713H / U2713HM / U2713HMt. I had two of them plugged in to my late-2014 Retina Macbook Pro 15" and only one was experiencing the problem. I tried 100s of different solutions (I can say for sure it's definitely not the cable!) and nothing worked. Just like you, I could get landscape ...


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I had the same problem yesterday. I needed to do recording on Windows (a Parallels VM) in 1280x720 (16:9), and Parallels always resets my Windows resolutions to whatever Macbook sees even when I use the config options Parallels say should not mess with that. I wrote this exact command with cscreen: cscreen -x 1280 -y 720 -r 60 Which allowed my Macbook to ...


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There's a subtle difference in the 2 technologies-- and kind of a misnomer. Apple's remote screen sharing technology is based on VNC -- Virtual Network Computing. You'd think this would be a virtualized technology that would provide you with whatever screen resolution you wanted, right? And Windows RDP -- Remote Desktop Protocol -- it would only give you ...


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You may either download the OVA file for use with VirtualBox/VMWare: bio-linux-ova and import it ( File -> Import Appliance...) as a new VM. The ova file itself won't be modified. Before starting increase the video memory in the VM settings to 32 GB - 128 GB. The username/password are manager/manager. Or you download the latest Oracle VM VirtualBox ...


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Yes, you will get 1920x1080 resolution. The native resolution of a 13" Retina Macbook Pro is actually much higher. From Apples website: Retina display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors Native resolution: 2560 by 1600 pixels (Retina); ...


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You can go on settings -> Display -> ALT + Left Click on Scaled -> you will have a larger choice of resolutions. Else, you have some great softs for that, like switchResX : Why hassling with Apple's inbuilt screen settings, when there is so much more to get and much easier, too? With SwitchResX you get back control on your screen – or screens ...


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I encountered the very same problem while setting HiDPI mode for my Macbook Pro with SwitchResX. As the HiDPI resolutions didn't fit, I made my own ones. Here's how it goes: Follow the instructions on SwitchResX's website on how to temporarily disable "System Integrity Protection" On the SwitchResX panel for the DELL screen, go to the "Custom Resolutions" ...


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PowerPoint 2011 and 2016 don't retain vector graphics from PDF files, but merrily convert everything into bitmap graphics when the presentation is saved. To embed vector graphics in the presentation file, it's necessary to use an .EMF or .WMF file (Enhanced Metafile / Windows Metafile) instead of PDF. These are Microsoft's own portable graphics formats from ...


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Not according to EveryMac who are usually spot on with their info, including unsupported 'hacks', none of which are mentioned for this model. This model can simultaneously support the internal display at full native resolution and up to 4096x2304 on an external display in both extended desktop (second workspace) and video mirroring (internal display ...


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That's not possible until now. Apple tried to implement an resolution independent UI in the past but removed it when the first Retina Macs came out.


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While I don't normally like to post 'link only' answers, this needs to be an exception. The answer to your question will largely be 'it depends on the MacBook'. To help you figure it out, I recommend going to EveryMac.com's MacBook Pro section. This site will list the technical specs of every MacBook, including the maximum external resolution. For ...


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Don't know if still works on current versions of OS X, but somebody wrote a command line tool to get and set resolutions a few years ago: https://github.com/jhford/screenresolution


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One thing you can try is to hold Alt while selecting Scaled in the Display pane of the Displays view in System Preferences. On my Mac, that increases the selection of resolutions (and the effect of that is sticky; if I hold Alt and click again after reverting to Default for display, the list shrinks back to what it was initially, but clicking back and forth ...


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Actually, after investigating different solutions, I found that EPS (also a vector-based format) works perfectly in Mac Powerpoint 2011 (I've not tried MS Word yet, but I guess it will work, too). If you convert PDF to EPS and insert it into powerpoint as a picture, it will keep crystal clear and infinite resolution :D The only caveat is the EPS file is ...


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You can do that with Accessibility Inspector, Xscope or via applescript "get the bounds of the front window"


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My guess is that it's in the DisplayPort to VGA not supporting a high enough resolution–although 800x600 is rather low, there's not a hard rule for VGA. Have you tried switching which monitor uses VGA and seen if the resolution tracks?


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Say you have you're screen set to standard (using 15" as an example here), then "it looks like" 1440x900 but it is really 2880 x 1800. Making this example easy, say the app runs in fullscreen, then it would usually load with 2880x1800. If you check the "Open in Low Resolution" it will load in 1440x900, thus being less sharp but in some cases better ...


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Okay, so I managed to work out what the issue was in the end - it was OS X's handling of the EDID data from the monitor. Windows evidently could read the data just fine, which is why it worked perfectly every time. Where Apple don't develop plug-and-play drivers for monitors (I assume) and hadn't added a profile for mine, it couldn't recognise it. In the ...


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Finally I got this working. The trick was to install VMware Tools in my VM OS (Windows 10). After installing this, I was able to select 2880*1800 resolution. Much better now :) Some apps are still not sharp (Visual Studio menu items etc.). But I can live with those.


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The explanation on the Preferences panel is wrong and confusing. The Retina display doesn't actually run at 1280x800. Instead it just "looks like" it does. A 13.3 inch screen running at 96dpi (pixels(dots) per inch) has a resolution of about 1280x800 and the 8pt font and other on screen elements are big enough for the eye to see. When you run a 13.3 at ...


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OK it seems to have been caused by a plugin called Theme Font & Size Changer. After I removed this plugin, Thunderbird renders properly.


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The most likely explanation is that your miniDP to VGA adapter is not an original/high-quality one. I've seen it happen before, and as soon as that person bought an original Apple miniDP to VGA adapter the issue is gone and native resolution is recognized without any issue.


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It depends on which 4K you're referring to; if you're talking about the "actual" 4K (4096 × 2160), then: no (though you can come close). However, if you're talking about the UHD 4K definition (See the link to Wikipedia above), which is 3840 × 2160, you can do it using 3. party utilities such as QuickRes (paid), SwitchResX (paid), or Retina Display Mode ...


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Display menu doesnt do 16:9 on a Retina MBP...only 16:10 and 4:3


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Unfortunately and inexplicably, Microsoft dropped this option ("Advanced resolution settings") in PowerPoint 2011. A quick-and-dirty solution would be to simply increase the pixel dimensions in the export settings. You do this by entering e.g. the width (the height will be calculated automatically). Microsoft has limited the maximum possible export ...


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Not sure if this will help some people, but I figured this out for myself I have a 27" LG WQHD (2560x1440) display connected via HDMI to my 2014 13" Macbook Pro Retina. Enable Mirror Displays On the external monitor, select Optimize for: Built-in Retina Display The final result isn't perfect, but it makes my 27" external display look like a ...



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