When I use Universal Control, I can swipe to the right or left side of my screen, and it moves the cursor to my iPad. Is there a way to do the same thing with the top/bottom of my screen?

Right now my iPad is below my desktop monitor, so it would make more sense if the mouse moved between the screens via top/bottom edges rather than left/right.

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One way to do this is to initially set it up via the right/left, then go to System > Displays and rearrange the screen so it's top/bottom.

I don't think there's a way to do this without the extra step, since according to Apple, this is expected behavior:

Use your mouse or trackpad to move the cursor past the left or right edge of your screen in the general direction of the iPad or other Mac, even if the other device is positioned below your screen. You can arrange your displays more precisely later.

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