Questions tagged [display]

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Any problems using a M1 Macbook pro with a 34" ultrawide external monitor

I am currently using 2 22" dell monitors for external displays. I would like to have more space for displaying code in vscode. I use displaylink to get it to work with external monitors and am ...
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2 monitor set up on MacBook Pro with just 1 unused ThunderBolt port

I started work at a new organization and have been provided with a 2017 13" MacBook Pro with 2 Thunderbolt ports. Those are the only two ports on the device apart from a 3.5 mm jack. One of the ...
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Amazon Prime Video HDCP error using Dell monitor

My setup is as follows: MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) running macOS Catalina Dell U2720Q monitor Monitor is connected to MacBook Pro using CableMatters USB-C to DisplayPort ...
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What determines my actual screen width for a MacBook Air?

I found the data sheet here which states these numbers ... 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for ...
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Why is my Mac desktop slightly bigger than my monitor?

I find that my desktop is about a centimeter larger than my monitor. The menu bar is sometimes hidden on top, and I have to move my mouse to the top for to reveal. Dock sometimes disappears from the ...
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How to change resolution with a script from ultrawide to "regular" resolution? (ex. 1440) on a MacBook Pro

I am using an UltraWide monitor while working from home. But when I'm screen sharing, it's a weird view for the others so I am hoping to find a quick way to change my resolution to black bars on the ...
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External display issue, probably related to visual signal sender

It's a Macbook Air (11 inches, early 2014). I have been using it with an external monitor via a Mini DisplayPort-VGA adapter for the last 3 months, until one day when I connect them, the monitor gets ...
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MacBook Pro mid-2012 freezes or crashes when external monitor is plugged in

I have a MBP mid-2012 (pre-Retina) running Mojave or High Sierra. I use the latest version of SwitchResX to handle the external monitor rarer resolution of 1440x900, surely not too many pixels for the ...
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Can an iPad 2020 be connected to a USB-C monitor?

From what I understand, it is possible to connect an Apple iPad Air or iPad Pro to a USB-C monitor by connecting it to the USP-C port on the iPad. (I hope I am correct in saying this) The Apple iPad ...
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How to fix some Chinese characters that can’t be displayed in iOS 14?

How to fix some Chinese characters that can’t be displayed in iOS 14?
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Reduce brightness of white color (MacBook) [duplicate]

I have already asked this question and tried many solutions, but it didn't help me, I have still eye straight (pain) and I can not sit at my Mac as long I must. I had similar problem on my iPhone and ...
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MacBook Pro mouse pauses every 1.5 seconds with external monitors

I have two Samsung QHD 27" monitors plugged into my 2019 MacBook Pro 16", but noticed that when moving the mouse, the mouse cursor gets stuck around every 1.5 seconds. This is extremely ...
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Reduce brightness of white color (Whitepoint) on MacBook 2020 (eye strain, pain)

My eyes hurt when I work with a MacBook. My eyes perceive other displays well. The same problem was with my iPhone, my eyes hurt and I turned on "Reduce Whitepoint" (this is available only ...
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No display after waking Mac up with external monitor connected

When my 2019 MBP goes to sleep with an external monitor connected and I wake it back up, it frequently shows no display on both the Macbook display and the external display. The touch bar wakes up and ...
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Share workspaces between different monitors on OSx

Currently Mission Control has two settings: Either all displays are changing together when swapping a workspace Each display has its own workspaces The setting I'm looking for is having all ...
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I cannot adjust the brightness on my MacBook Pro

I can't adjust the screen brightness on my 2013 MacBook Pro after updating to MacOS Big Sur 11.5.2. I've tried accessing it through display settings but the brightness control there is missing as well....
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External Monitor Connecting Issues

MacBook Pro 2017: (operating MacOS Sierra 10.12.6 {I downgraded as I heard Sierra works better than the latest system} -Monitor: Samsung lc24f396fhuxen (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-LC24F396FHUXEN-...
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How to see all possible scaling resolutions in System Preferences > Displays? (Holding down Option no longer works in Big Sur)

On my MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020) running Big Sur 11.5.x, holding down the Option key while selecting Scaled in System Preferences > Displays > Display (tab) > Resolution no longer has ...
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How to lengthen the amount of time the display is at half brightness before sleep?

When I leave my 2019 iMac idle, it first dims the display to about half brightness after about 10 minutes, and then turns the display completely off after about another minute. How can I change the ...
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How to connect 2nd monitor to iMac 2020 without usb-c?

My iMac 2020 reboots when 2nd monitor is connected via USB-c. I've been through apple support so many times! I gave my iMac to Apple Genius etc. Nobody at Apple is willing to admit that iMac has a ...
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MacBook black screen after 5 seconds

Problem occurred when my MacBook was on. Screen suddenly goes black with line of randomly blinking pixels at very top. MacBook is responsive it’s just screen that goes black. Tried restarting NVRAM ...
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Graphic Card Problem?

My Mac Pro 2010, running Sierra 10.12.6, boots but the screen only stays on 2 seconds and goes to black. I can push the power button on the screen monitor off and on and it comes back on for 1 second ...
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2012 MacBook Pro screen won't wake up from sleep when running Catalina to bigsur(patched sur)

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro 15" Retina. I'm now running Big Sur on it via patched Big Sur. Before that, for a brief time period, it ran Catalina. (I bought it used). The issue I have is when the ...
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Second display works on MacOS but not on windows under bootcamp

I use 2 external displays with my Mid 2019 MacBook Pro (A2159), They both work fine under MacOS but the one I have plugged into my usb c dock refuses to work under Bootcamp.
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Black vertical lines all over the screen my MacBook Air

How the issue occurred: I was just watching YouTube and all of a sudden I have black vertical lines all over my screen. macOS: Sierra MacBook Air 2017 What I tried : Force shutdown and restart. Cmd ...
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Is it possible to limit macbook display resolution/size for part of the screen?

My Macbook after falling incident lost it's 3 centimetres of screen on right hand side (the rest of the screen still works) - is it possible to change resolution (and limit width) and not use that ...
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adjust iPad 10.9 display size to match older models (e.g., 9.7)

I want to get a 10.9" iPad Air but the app I need to use for work was designed for a 9.7" iPad. Is there a way to adjust the screen size so that the app displays as though it were on a 9.7&...
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how to connect 2 monitors in macbook pro 2020

I have a Macbook Pro 2020 whose configurations are like follows: Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU, 8-core GPU, and 16-core Neural Engine ..., ... Two Thunderbolt And I have searched it before which ...
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Faint horizontal static on external displays over HDMI

Hardware : Intel MacBook Pro 13 2020 with 4 TB3 Ports 2 Dell S2421HN External Monitors Purgo Dual HDMI USB C Hub Link HDMI Cables that came with monitor Software : MacOS Big Sur 11.5.1 Issue : I am ...
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Can the hard drive on MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) be replaced to bigger size

I currently have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014, 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5, 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3). The current internal drive is 128 GB SSD, but I need a bigger internal drive. I have contacted a ...
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which monitors for 2018 mac mini [closed]

I have a 2018 mac mini. 2.6GHz dual core Intel Core i5 (up to 3.1GHz when using Turbo Boost) 8GB 1,600MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM 1TB Serial ATA drive (5,400rpm) Intel Iris Graphics I haven't used mac in 20 ...
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How do I adjust the screen area for external monitors?

I don't know the exact wording for this. But basically my external monitor is too big for a certain game. Now I want the visible screen area to be smaller so that the game doesn't fill out the whole ...
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Using my iMac 2019 as a secondary monitor for my macbook pro 2017 [duplicate]

How can I connect my macbook pro (work computer from 2017) to my new iMac (2019) so that I can use my iMac as a second monitor. I tried connecting with a thunderbolt 3 cable and detecting displays. I ...
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Using an iMac 27-inch as a display for a Mac Mini M1 [duplicate]

I want to connect an iMac 27-inch Late 2012 and an iMac 27-inch Mid 2010 to two Mac Mini M1 and use them as displays, so I'd like to know what type of cable should I buy for each one of them. The iMac ...
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MacBook Air 2017 no longer sends any signal to monitor

My MacBook Air 2017 isn't sending any signal to my Dell monitor, and it doesn't work on my TV either. I am using a Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter that I got online and it worked perfectly last week both ...
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Macbook: Display brightness changes upon folding screen

My MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018), OS Mojave, changes the brightness of any black screen (for example movie titles) depending on what angle the monitor is folded to. The further away from the keys, the ...
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View contents of a second monitor on the primary display

I have a requirement to be able to see what is being displayed on the second monitor connected to a macbook on the primary display. I can't use mirroring for this because I will doing something ...
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Is it possible to send a key to the unfocused window?

My use case here is that while focusing on Monitor 1 I want to send a key like left press or right press to the browser window (FF or Chrome) on Monitor 2. Currently to achieve that I had to mouse ...
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What cable/adapter do I require to use DellU2715H as second monitor on a 2020 Retina iMac?

I own this monitor https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00PRCRWRU / https://www.dell.com/lv/business/p/dell-u2715h/pd It supports the following inputs: 2 HDMI(MHL) connector 1 Mini DisplayPort 1 ...
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MacBook Pro - issues connecting to external monitor(both DisplayPort and HDMI)

I have an Apple Macbook Pro 16 Inch (Touchbar) 2019 w/ AMD Radeon Pro 5300M. I'm running into issues connecting it to this monitor, PX329. If I use DisplayPort(this monitor supports up to version 1.2) ...
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Photoshop Dialog Boxes not opening in the center of the program?

My machine: Macbook Pro 15" 2017 with additional monitor on the side. I've been searching for a solution for this annoying thing for awhile and just seems there is no solution. Dialog boxes ...
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Crooked Apple iMac M1 Display

I ordered the new iMac in blue and found it had a slightly tilted display, about 3mm to the left, so I returned it and ordered it in yellow. After receiving it yesterday I noted that the yellow iMac ...
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Weird green and blue lines after login on 17 inch macbook pro high sierra

I have a 17" macbook pro late 2011 on macos high sierra and once i log in there is weird green and blue lines on the screen going sideways. Please help when i plus in a external monitor these ...
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Blurry font on Macbook Pro 2017 Catalina with Dell P2419HC

Just bought a new external monitor to use with my Macbook Pro. Video and everything else is sharp but the font/text on everything is blurry which really affects my work when I look at Excel sheets. ...
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yet another multi-monitor window position remembering problem

I have a macbook pro (i5, 2020ish, two thunderbolt ports, big sur), a caldigit thunderbolt3 dock, an apple thunderbolt display (plugged into the dock via an apple-branded thunderbolt 3-to-thunderbolt2 ...
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Is display MacBook Pro fuse or software protected against overpowered/ short circuit?

I did accidentally overpowered (12v) the USB Port of My MacBook Pro 2015 by putting a powered male usb. (I know that is stupid of me). Immediately the display and the light of my keyboard went off. I ...
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Late 2020 Mac mini, windows keep resizing and moving upon wake from sleep or screen off

I have a Late 2020 Mac mini running whatever the latest 11.x.x is. It's hooked via HDMI directly into a 32" Asus monitor. Whenever I restart - which isn't common - or wake the computer from the ...
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Gaming on two external monitors on MacBook Air M1 [duplicate]

I'm looking for a docking station capable of connecting two 1080p external monitors (pref via hdmi). I've found that it cannot be done directly but it's possible through displaylink and I have also ...
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2013 MacBook Air to Lepow Portable Monitor (Cable question)

Looking for a little insight on a new cable for my travel laptop set up. I have a portable monitor from Lepow (Amazon). This monitor has 3 ports and and can accept two input types: 2 x USB C (...
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Macbook Pro 2019 overheating with external monitor

Problem My Macbook overheats insanely. After investigating a bit, I found out that the correlation is extremely strong with having it plugged in to an external monitor with the Macbook Pro monitor ...

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