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Questions tagged [display]

Generally a visual screen used to display graphical or text output

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Citrix Receiver expand to 2 out of 3 screens?

Is there any way to get Citrix Receiver to use two screens when maximizing when there is a total of three screens? If I check "Use all displays in full screen" then it will always cover all three ...
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How to get Night Shift on both external monitors?

I just surprisingly find that only one of my two external monitors gets Night Shift effects. Can anyone tell me how I can make both work with Night Shift? MacBook Pro (15 inch, 2017) macOS 10.14 Both ...
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Using Macbook and Windows Desktop with wired mouse and keyboard

My Monitor has 1 spare HDMI port and the desktop it is connected to (through another HDMI) has wired mouse and keyboard attached to it. I am looking for a device or cable that would allow me to plug ...
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4k display detected as 8k

Now I have a new HP Z27 display, but when I connected it to MacPro (2013) via HDMI it was detected as 8k and working perfectly on this resolution (but all are too small :)). How can it be and how can ...
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Can macOS display a key shortcut when the cursor hovers over a visible control?

Is there a way to set the cursor so that when you hover over something it displays the keyboard shortcut like I can do on my pc? For example: if I hover over the Bold button in Pages it should show me ...
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Do I need DisplayLink software on my Mac?

I just upgraded to Mojave and my second monitor would not work. Tried all kinds of things suggested in the top Google results to no avail. Then I read to try and update DisplayLink, which I had not ...
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External 4K display with 2012 MacBook Pro 15"

I have a MacBook Pro Retina mid 2012 and have bought a couple of BenQ 4K EL2870U monitors. I've connected the two monitors up to the MacBook through a couple of Mini Display Port to Display Port ...
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Will a Dell U2419HC provide enough power to charge a MBP 15" (Late 2016)?

The monitor comes with a USB-C port that sends power as well as image. But it's unclear to me: What's the wattage it sends? Is that enough to charge an MBP that's in use?
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Does a USB-C dock connected to an external display leverage display link or a native graphics driver? [closed]

I'm looking at this Belkin USB-C dock to use with a MacBook Pro 2017. I'm aware there are some docks that use a display link driver that relies on the CPU to connect an external display via a USB ...
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Mid 2013 MacBook Pro displaying multi color

My MacBook Pro was displaying normally until recently. Now when I boot it up it displays different colors, sometimes white on the screen, but when I hook it up to a TV screen it displays normally. I ...
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How do I disable volume/brightness popup? [duplicate]

This is the volume pop up. How do I remove it? It's highly annoying when it appears when playing a movie
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What video resolutions does late-2015 iMac 5K support on external monitors?

I've got a Core i5 3.2GHz iMac with AMD R9 M390 2Gb. I decided to connect my old HP LP3065 monitor, but to my surprise it would only show either 1280x800 or 1024x640, though it supposed to be up to ...
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How to use 2 FullHD monitors to one Type-C port on Macbook Pro 15 2018?

I've seen multiple questions were people are told you can't really use one port but it depends on your adapter and how you use it. I have a startech USB-C to 3 HDMI adapter: And I've been using this ...
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MacBook Pro 2016. Screen dims as you extend the display panel [closed]

My MBP screen dims as you extend the display panel and blacks out beyond 70 deg. I have seen this problem being faced by other people. No solution has been suggested except replacing the screen. Why ...
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Mac Mini and MacBook Pro shared setup (USBc, Bluetooth, KVM) [duplicate]

I have the latest Mac mini and a 2016 MacBook Pro. An important part of this problem is it has a USBc connection to the Monitor and ideally its a bluetooth solution. I use the Macbook Pro for work ...
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Use internal graphic card with external display

There is a way to use internal graphic card while i have a external display plugged in using a macbook pro 2017? i'm a power saver user and use the radeon pro when i connect an external display only ...
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Unable to simultaneously connect 2 monitors to Mac mini using 2 separate ports

I now have use of a Mac mini at work. I want to add a second monitor. I have one monitor setup using the Thunderbolt VGA adapter cable and that's working fine. I thought I could add a second monitor ...
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Incorrect external monitor resolution detected, true resolution not available

I have a BenQ EX3501R monitor connected by HDMI to my MacBook Pro, which is a Early 2015 model. The issue being that OS X gets the resolutions completely wrong - the monitors native resolution is ...
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Why can't I use this monitor full resolution at 60hz on my 2013 Mac Pro with OS X Mojave?

https://www.samsung.com/us/computing/monitors/uhd-and-wqhd/32-uj590-uhd-monitor-lu32j590uqnxza/#specs Says 60hz on the site, tried HDMI1, HDMI2, FreeSync, tried various HDMI cables, even bought an ...
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2018 Mac Mini 4k Scaling issue

I just bought a 2018 Mac Mini (3.2 GHz i7) and three 4k monitors (one 32 inch and two 27 inch). The setup is great, but there is one flaw. 4k is too small! This is a common complaint and while Apple ...
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If the brightness of the built-in display is turned black, can it be considered off?

Model: MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) OS: 10.13.6 I connect an external monitor to the macbook, set the Arrangement to be Mirror Displays and then use the keyboard F1 to dim the built-in ...
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Docking station that supports both USB-C windows laptops and current Touch Bar MacBook Pros for Dual display output

I have been asked to look into docking station solutions for a dual 27-inch display setup, that supports both current generation Touch Bar MacBook Pros, USB-c windows laptops (lennevo thinkpads)and ...
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Can I use my 27" late 2009 iMac with a bad hard drive as an external monitor for my HP laptop? [duplicate]

Can I use my 27" iMac (late 2009) as an external monitor for my HP laptop (with windows 10)? The iMac will no longer boot up due to hard drive failure.
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MBP resets display arrangement on restart

I am running 10.14.1 Mojave on a mid-2015 MBP, connected to an external monitor. Every time the machine is restarted my display arrangement is reset. This only happens on 10.14.1 and did not happen ...
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Cable / io spec for using 2x external displays on an iMac

Im looking at buying a new 21.5" iMac. I want to connect 2x external 1080p or 4k displays to this, these displays will have either HDMI or DVI conncetion. I notice that there is 1x mini display ...
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Fonts become blurry/pixelated on external monitor after login

I've attached an External Monitor to my Macbook Pro via Display Port. I have noticed that when I've logged into my account that the Status Bar fonts, like the clock, battery percentage and icons, ...
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How to control sound of connected external monitor? [duplicate]

I know this is not natively supported in macOS, but I think it could be easily solved by an app that does the following: Set the sound volume on the external monitor to a desired maximum level. The ...
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Dual external monitors: Blink on wake

I have two HP 24es monitors connected to my MacBook Pro. The input to the monitors are via HDMI. One connects directly to the MacBook Pro via a HDMI cable. The other connects via a HDMI to DVI, DVI to ...
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Stop mouse pointer from sticking to the edge of display in dual monitor setup

I am using macOS Mojave on a MacBook Pro. I don't know if it's just me, but I feel like the mouse pointer, from time to time, seems to stick to the edge of the monitor when I try to move it from ...
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Macbook Pro 13" 2018 External LCD not wakeup after sleep

I have connected an external monitor using USB C-Type to VGA converter, its working fine, but then go to sleep and after wake up the external monitor cannot get the signal from the laptop so I have to ...
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Mid 2011 iMac GPU failure - Options

My serial number is(was) part of the initial replacement program replacement program Obviously mine decided to fail after 7 years :(. Tried all the reset method/safe boot. Finally took it to the ...
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external display is dimmed when dark UI is displayed

I'm running macOS Sierra 10.12.6 (16G1618) on a 2015 MacBook Pro and noticed recently that when dark websites or applications with a dark UI (such as e.g. Spotify) are shown, the external display is ...
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Unable to configure to native resolution on LCD of retina macbook pro

I have late 2015 issue macbook Pro with 2880x1800 native resolution. How do I use that resolution? The max that I can configure using the built-in tools is 1920x1080. I am on High Sierra.
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GPU memory is overloaded

I'm using iStats Menu to monitor the loading of my MBP. And when my external 4k monitor LG 27UK850-W is connected via USB type C I can see that my GPU Memory is overloaded (currently 744%), though ...
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How to persist the scaled display setting after reboot?

I have set my macbook pro display to Scaled -- More Space. But after I shutdown and reboot, I find out it reverts back to Default resolution. This is just weird to me. How to persist the setting? I ...
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MacBook Pro (Retina 2016) not waking built-in display

Recently my 2016 MacBook Pro has not been reactivating the built-in display when I've woken it. The keyboard lights up, the touch-id pad works and I get logged in, the touch-bar works and I can switch ...
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How do I connect two Apple 30'' Cinema Displays to a 2015 MacBook Air? [duplicate]

I have two Apple 30'' Cinema displays that I'm hoping to hook up to my 2015 MacBook Air, that has only two USB ports and a thunderbolt. Is it possible to run both at full resolution?
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Macbook screen bottom half black

The display shows up fine if I connect to an external display. Is this a hardware problem that can only be fixed by replacing the entire screen? It's no longer on warranty (1.5 years, no AppleCare), ...
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success with ASUS MB169B+ thunderbolt 2MBP?

Has anyone successfully used the ASUS MB169B+ with thunderbolt 2 Mac Book Pro? i personally have a late 2015 MBP and i see mixed reviews and explanations all over the place. i tried this before with ...
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External monitor support for base model 13" MBP-W/Touchbar (2018) [duplicate]

Before I ask this question, I must warn that I am quite a noob when it comes to computers. As I have recently purchased a base model 13" macbook pro with touchbar, I have been getting more ...
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How to properly use scaling on an external display (from MacBook Pro 2016)?

I have a MacBook Pro 2016 (with Thunderbolt 3 ports on macOS 10.13.6) and I need an external display. I bought an ASUS VP28U (4K), connected it with an HDMI to USB-C adapter and, generally, it works. ...
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Mac external displays are now in the wrong order

I have a 2017 27" iMac that generally has one external display, connected to the DisplayPort port of a OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock. This display is always connected to my mac. Occasionally I will also ...
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How to set monitor display 90º rotation as default?

I have a external display monitor that I physically turn 90 degrees. Naturally, I must rotate the display 90 degrees to view the content. Every time I unplug and plug in the monitor, I have to set ...
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“Monitor stays black” lag?

Since lately, I am using an AOC 32 inch monitor. A Decent piece of hardware, but alas, one thing really sucks: When I come back from a break, and screen lock kicked in I press a key on my keyboard: ...
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Is it possible to use eGPU on an external monitor and another monitor plugged right into the mac which can use internal gpu

I'm using a late 2016 15-inch Macbook Pro with a Radeon Pro 455 internal gpu, a sonnet Radeon RX 580 eGPU, and three external monitors. Because the three monitors are connected to the to the eGPU, ...
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How to display preview of any data from iPad on external monitor?

Is it possible to preview images, PDFs, movies on external monitor from an iPad and still be able to work on iPad simultaneously? Is there any technology to achieve it? I need to organize conference ...
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Siri Window is not in native resolution when connecting external monitor to MBP

When using Siri on my 2017 MBP running macOS High Sierra, I noticed that the text in the window is not sharp.. The text and image are not sharp and it feels as if low-resolution images/text have been ...
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Does Graphic Card affects on picture quality and color depth?

For upgrading to Mojave, I had to change my old Nvidia cheap card to a new AMD Radeon Metal 2 support card. I have an IPS monitor and did not change it, but from when I did change the card I feel ...
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Screen goes black for a few seconds intermittently with Mac Mini 2018

I purchased a Mac Mini 2018 and connected it to my Dell 42" monitor via HDMI. I works fine except that the screen goes black intermittently and comes back after 3 or 5 seconds. The monitor and cable ...
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External monitor not properly recognized on iMac pro

I have an external monitor for my iMac Pro. It is connected via an USB-C to Displayport adapter from Moshi. Unfortunately, it behaves not optimal: If the monitor is switched on while the iMac is ...