Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [resolution]

The term "resolution" refers to the accuracy of a display, or the measurement of pixels in both the horizontal and vertical directions.

0
votes
0answers
4 views

Incorrect external display resolution after an upgrade to Mojave

I am working with a MacBook Pro 2018 and an external Display EIZO CG 277. Since my notebook has been updated on Mojave, my external display have an incorrect resolution. I had a mail exchange with ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

DisplayPort unable to display in 2560x1440

I have a mid-2015 MBP running Mojave with 1 HDMI and 2 Thunderbolt 2 ports. I have two 32 inches Acer monitor - same model - EB321HQU with max resolution of 2560x1440. My monitors do not have ...
3
votes
1answer
24 views

screenshot showing dimensions 2880x1800 but resolution 144x144

I am trying to take some high quality screenshots on my 13" MBP for a website - they need them to be as high resolution as possible (at least 1000px wide) - when I take the screenshot (command+shift+3)...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

MacOS App Resolution Independence

I know how to change the screen resolution for the entire system. That is not a problem. What I would like to do (for my boss) is to "make everything bigger" in macOS 10.14 Mojave Mail, which is his ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

HiDPi Custom Resolutions are locked to 60Hz while monitor supports 100Hz

My monitor max res is 3440 * 1440 , 100Hz and i can use this config very well. The default available HiDPi res is 1720 * 720 , 100Hz (2X factor) but that is too big, so i used SwitchResX and i have ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

MacBook Air with retina display resolution question

I recently purchased a new MacBook Air with the 2560 x 1600 display. I noticed my resolution didn't appear to be even 1080 when I was connecting to some Windows remote sessions, so I started poking ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Set iPhone photo resolution default

I need to take photos and upload them in a web page. A resolution of 800x600 would be enough for me. I go to Settings > Photos & Camera, but I can only find a configuration for the resolution of ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

How do I download full resolution photos on my iphone (8+) to use offline? [duplicate]

I used to keep all of my photos (literally 40K or so) on my iPhone. I did eventually fall into the iCloud trap, and have still not figured out a way to assure that a healthy number of my full ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Fixing my refresh rate

I hope this is the right place to post this question. I'm getting crazy since 2 days trying to enable 60hz on my external display. I bought a new LG Ultrafine 4k display as suggested by apple to have ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

MacBook Air 2018 Thunderbolt/HDMI to external screen - low resolution, no sound, no options

So I just upgraded to a 2018 MBA from a 2013 MBP. I never had screen issues with the MBP, just plug in the HDMI cable and everything just works. The connection goes via a Denon receiver. Now on this ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

How to capture a high quality screeshot in 1920 x 1080?

I want to make 1920 x 1080 screenshots of the entire screen, but there's no 1920 x 1080 option in the Displays menu. There's a 1920 x 1080 option on SwitchResX, but when I select that one, the text ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Macbook pro mid 2012 won't output external monitor's native resolution

So I connected my mbp mid 2012 13" to my del p2213 monitor which has a native resolution of 1680x1050 and a aspect ratio of 16:10 but apparantly when I went to the display settings and pressed scaled ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

2018 MBP “Forgets” Resolution, Force Reboot

macOS seems to have a problem with USB-C external monitors. My resolution is 4K, scaled up slightly to accommodate bigger text. When it awakens from sleep, the monitor resolution is "wrong". When my ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Problem with external screen resolution on Mac Book Pro

My MacBook Pro 2013 with two graphic cards (suppose that this caused an issue). I've got an external display - a Dell U2713HM with maximum resolution 2560x1600, but the MacBook shows only 1920x1080. ...
2
votes
2answers
56 views

How do you change the Export DPI of Microsoft PowerPoint?

Office 2016 has on option in the Windows version to alter the export-DPI of PowerPoint by editing a registry key, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\PowerPoint\Options Where would I ...
0
votes
1answer
81 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
143 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
182 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
60 views

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.
0
votes
0answers
26 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

how to transfer low resolution photos ( optimised ) to the computer

I deleted all my pics from iCloud and also the recently deleted items in order to reduce the space and revert to the free version ( 5 GB ). I did check all the pics before I deleted them from iCloud ...
2
votes
2answers
169 views

Different scales (or resolutions) for different apps in the same screen?

Today my cat stepped on my keyboard and somehow changed the scale of one app. The problem is that scale of the display is globally the same what changed was the overall resolution of my app. In the ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Will a 4K external monitor create a sharper display when connected to my MacBook Pro

I recently connected my MacBook Pro Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013 running 10.12.6 to the Asus PB238Q 23-inch via the mini display cable to VGA cable. The max resolution of the external monitor is 1920 x ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

Trying to understand display specs of macbook pro

I want to buy a monitor to connect to my macbook pro. From apple's website this is what I have gathered: Retina display 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2880-by-1800 ...
1
vote
0answers
111 views

remote desktop from iMac 5k and Windows 10 1080p into Windows 10 virtual machine resolution problems

I work from home a couple days a week. At home, I have an iMac 5k and use Microsoft Remote Desktop 10.2.3 on the iMac to remote into my company workstation which is a Windows 10 virtual machine. I ...
3
votes
1answer
34 views

Is there a way to access Mac OS default wallpaper with resolution for portrait mode monitor?

I'm currently using a secondary 24" monitor (widescreen) in portrait mode (rotated 90 degrees to be vertical). Is there a way to have the default Mac OS wallpaper adjust to maintain the image ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

How to allow mouse pointer to move to smaller display?

I have two monitors connected to my Mac (running Mojave). A sits "left" and has resolution 1680x1050 B sits "right" and has resolution 2560x1440 So, when I put my mouse in the "top" of B, and move ...
1
vote
1answer
406 views

How can I get safari to show me the pixel dimensions of the browser window, without an extension?

I have once seen safari showing me the pixel dimensions of the browser window, even when I resized it dragging left or right, it showed how many pixels in the x axis and how many pixels in the y axis. ...
1
vote
0answers
304 views

Max supported external display resolution @60z for 2012 Macbook Air?

I have a mid-2012 13" Macbook Air with Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536 MB My monitor died recently so I'm in the market for a new one, and I would like to know the maximum supported resolution for ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

MacOS Mojave beta has limited display scaling on MacBook 12

Everything looks larger on my MacBook 12 after the latest Mojave update. It allows you to scale up the display to only one level (used to go up and down two levels). Has anyone noticed that? Any fixes ...
1
vote
0answers
196 views

macOS System files to modify Display Resolutions?

Duet Display can no longer set my iPad to 2732x2048 resolution. I have the exact same problem with my ASUS monitor. I was once able to use PBP mode to turn the display into portrait mode and then set ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Is there any screen with resolution of 3440x1080 that is supported by a mid 2012 13" MBP? [duplicate]

I have a mid-2012 13" MacBook Pro with an integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 GPU and Thunderbolt / DisplayPort v 1.2 ports. Can I connect a screen with 3440x1080 resolution? If not, is there anyway to ...
1
vote
0answers
188 views

External monitor blurry when MacBook lid is closed

I have an external ASUS PB287Q monitor connected to my MacBook Pro via a display port adaptor. The display settings are as follows: I am using 1080p because when using Default for display the ...
1
vote
2answers
32 views

Make apps smaller / “zoom out” apps

I made my screen resolution much smaller, so now most apps look 4x larger than I'm used to. iTunes and Finder for example are much larger than they need to be. Can I make everything about these apps ...
0
votes
1answer
193 views

Early 2013 Macbook Pro with 4K: Picture quality?

This is sort of related to this question. The 13.3 inch Early 2015 Macbook has a resolution of 2560 x 1600. I'm not an expert on displays, I've done a lot of Googling but don't seem to understand. ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

Resolution errors when alternating between external monitors

I use an external monitor with my Macbook Pro (2015 edition) both at work (Dell 2407WFP) and at home as well (Planar PLL2410w). When I first got the Planar monitor at home, it worked fine and looked ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Obtaining 2560 x 1600 on a 3840 x 2160 with surrounding bands

When you pair a MacBook that supports only up to 2560 x 1600 on an external display with a Dell 28" 3840 x 2160 monitor, is it possible to request precisely the resolution 2560 x 1600 on the monitor ...
2
votes
1answer
124 views

How to shrink (?) iMac's screen?

I'm pretty sure there is a name for it, but I can't find it. Is there a way to make my screen smaller? By "smaller", I mean...shrink the whole screen so that there are black borders. I think I was ...
5
votes
0answers
345 views

How to enable “larger text” scaling slider on a 2k monitor?

I have a Mac Mini (late 2014) connected to two Dell U2515H monitors, which have 2560x1440 resolution. Problem: everything (macOS UI elements) is too small at this native resolution. I was able to ...
1
vote
1answer
805 views

Cant access 2560 x 1080 display resolution settings on MBP

Ive got a mid 2012 15" MBP running 10.10.5. Ive also got access to a mid 2012 13" MBP running 10.12.6. Im trying to connect both (separately one at a time for testing) to this LG ultra wide display ...
1
vote
2answers
246 views

MacBook Pro (Mac OS X Mavericks) not displaying full resolution on external Philips QHD monitor

I know this question has been answered a few times before in relation to other monitors and Mac OS X versions, but due to my limited knowledge I am after specific help with my setup. I have a 2012 ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

2017 15" MBP & UHD TV: 4k60Hz *very* intermittent

I have the MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017), a Samsung 4k display, and a USB-C to HDMI cable between them (plugged directly into the computer). The entire setup supports everything necessary. Please don't ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

AppleScript to change resolutions on my monitor [duplicate]

I have reviewed multiple scripts that address primarily changes on a retina display. I have a standard monitor (iMac 27"). The line of code that seems to give me trouble is: tell application "...
1
vote
0answers
189 views

Can I change the resolution of a display in recovery mode?

Booted to High Sierra recovery HD, I’m not able to open the system preferences and choose a different resolution. Can terminal be used from the utilities menu to change the resolution? I have a Mac ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

How can I determine the resolution of an image saved to Photos on iOS11?

If I download/save an image on iOS, how can I determine what the resolution of that image is?
4
votes
0answers
235 views

2560x1440 @ 60 Hz HiDpi on a MBPr 13" Late 2013

My setup: Late 2013 13" MacBook Pro Retina (MBPr) Dell P2715Q (4k) monitor Connect the MBPr with the monitor using a mDP-DP cable SwitchResX shows me the following resolutions: I tried the ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

2015 Macbook pro 13" with Dell U2518D blurry font

I recently bought a Dell U2518D monitor to use as my primary display paired with my 2015 Macbook pro 13". This is a 2560x1440 1440p monitor. I used the included display port to mini display port cable ...
2
votes
1answer
57 views

What was the maximum screen resolution in Macs based on 68K CPU's?

What was the maximum screen resolution and refresh rate that a 68K-based Macintosh could display? There are reports of Mac OS 9 going up to 1920 x 1200, but that is, of course, running on a PowerPC ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

Early 2015 MacBook Air and two external monitors: how to do it and maximum resolution?

I have an Early 2015 13" MacBook Air with Intel HD Graphics 6000 1536 MB. I'm trying to figure out what its capabilities are in terms of connecting two external monitors. First, if I just used the ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Fonts appear fuzzy when connecting my Mac to an external monitor

I’ve been having this issue for a long time and I can’t get my head around it. When I connect my MacBook Pro 2015 to an external 1920x1080 monitor, the font becomes fuzzy and I get dizzy within a few ...