Questions tagged [screen]

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Is “keyboard paint wear on screen” a real thing?

I'm in the process of trying to sell my Macbook Pro (15-inch w/ touch bar, 2018). I found a buyer who gave me a decent offer. I sent the computer to them and upon inspection, said that, and I quote: ...
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Maximize windows just like Windows on OS X

I have owned a MacBook Pro for a year, however at work I use a Windows laptop. Since I really like the functionality to maximize a windows by just pushing it to the top of the screen, I would like to ...
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Macbook Screen Graphics Glitching From One Frame To Another

My MacBook Pro (13.3 inch, MacOS Sierra 10.12.15,Late 2017) started to have grey horizontal lines appearing on my screen in Mid 2018. At first I thought it was not very serious and could deal with it, ...
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How to disable clamshell mode behaviour? Force machine lock on lid close

90% of the time I work with my macbook connected to a screen. I want my macbook to go to preferably lock, but will settle for sleep, when I close it. I don't care if it is doing anything, if I close ...
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How do I set up iPhone from a computer?

How can I control my iPhone from my computer if my bottom part of the screen is unresponsive and I can't set my phone up?
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How to adjust gamma correction on old monitors

I am reusing two old monitors for which I found no custom way to set brightness, contrast, and gamma (see appendix below for full details). On a bright background, the colors look dull and I want to ...
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How to control iPad/iPhone from external touch screen monitor?

I have a PC running Windows 10 and which is connected to a touch screen monitor. My idea is to connect my iPad to the PC (or to the screen) so that I am able to control it directly from the touch ...
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Ipad 10.2 screen has deeper color than my other hardware

I've just bought an iPad 10.2 with an Apple Pencil for the purpose of using it as a portable drawing tablet. After finishing two pictures on it, I can say that it has some kind of a noticeable skew ...
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MacBook Air 13 2015 screen glitches [duplicate]

The screen shows inverted colors, noise in some parts. Can someone please tell me what to do?
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Why won't my Macbook Pro exit closed-clamshell mode?

I often connect my MacBook Pro to external monitors. When it's plugged into power, I can close the lid and it turns off the MacBook monitor and goes into closed clamshell mode, no problem. But it ...
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Is it safe to put a screen protector on Macbook Pro Retina?

I read a few answers/articles. But that only made the confusion worse. Common answers were: No, don't put screen , because: There is very little gap between Keyboard & Display and adding a ...
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Why is my screen bowing out on my iPhone 5?

Why is my screen popping out of my iPhone 5? And how can I fix it? Update: I fixed it! Here is what the old battery looked like:
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2012 MacBook Air screen immediately falls down, can it be repaired?

This is a low-tech question. I've been nursing a late 2012 MacBook Air which has been obsoleted by Apple. The folks who replaced my battery told me that they can't repair the mechanism that produces ...
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Macbook turns on but screen is dead or completely dark

My Macbook Pro's screen just blinked and went dark. When I turn the computer on, the fan turn on and runs but the screen is dark. I tried all the option and tricks but nothing is works. I rebooted ...
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Dell P2715Q monitor flicker with MacBook Pro - Possible Solution

My Dell P2715Q monitor recently started flickering very badly after ~4 years of working just fine with my mid-2014 MacBook Pro. I thought my cable had gone bad. However, when I plugged in a Surface ...
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Mirror only one window on a second monitor

For presentation purposes, I would like to reproduce the above setup in a dual monitor context. Each color represents one window meaning the two safari windows should belong to their own screen while ...
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Screen Turns Black after tilted past about 70°

2 or 3 weeks ago, when I tilted my screen past 90° it just went black. I was confused, so I closed my laptop and it worked. I tried again, the same thing. Eventually, I couldn't even turn it past 70° ...
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Opened iPhone SE wrong - screen with lines and no video

I just yanked my phone screen a little when opening my SE. Now the display turns on but has lines and looks very broken. I am pretty sure it's the ribbon cables but I don't know where to get ...
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MacBook Pro won't restart after resetting it to factory settings

I have a Early 2015 MacBook Pro Retina Display 13" (macOS Catalina 10.15.1) that had probelms just yesterday. So, yesterday, my Macbook's screen kept on flickering, it goes black then shows my ...
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Simulating a non-retina display

Sometimes I need to test my designs (SVGs) in a regular, non-retina display, so I can feel how it looks for users behind such displays. What I normally do is using an old Windows notebook, but it'd be ...
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Switch contents of display from laptop to external monitor

I use my mac screen and an external monitor. Is it possible to swap the entire contents of my laptop with what is on my external monitor? So below I would like to swap the contents of my monitor ...
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Can the new 2019 16-inch Macbook Pro support 8K resolution?

The Tech Specs site says the laptop simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and: Up to two displays with 6016‑by‑3384 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors Up to ...
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Screen flickers intermittently / regular interval Macbook pro 2019 touchbar

I upgraded my Mac book pro 2019 touchbar model to Mojave macOs. after upgrading i observed that my screen is flickering with a strip like formation. it will start and stop randomly. i tried all the ...
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Karabiner: screen flashes when I hit shift-ctrl-opt-cmd-W

I use Karabiner to map my capslock key to a "hyper" key, namely the combination of buckybits in the title, which I map to "word wrap" in a few applications. This key works fine, but as a side effect, ...
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Bookmarking an on-screen position in macOS?

When looking at something in macOS, how can I put some kind of horizontal line so that I don't forget my position on the screen? Let's say I'm reading a list shown on the screen, and I've mentally ...
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Macbook pro screen flicker unable to start

My MacBook pro 15” retina was having screen flicker issue & given to apple authorized service centre. They have formatted the disk & reinstalled OS & told me that there was no hardware ...
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How can I dim the screen from Terminal?

Is it possible to dim the screen from Terminal, in a Mac with OS X Lion? Is there any command to do control brightness and volume?
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Display arrangement keeps changing

My iMac keeps changing the arrangement of my two add-on displays. The third one, the one in the middle, is the computer itself which always stays in the middle. I'm running High Sierra 10.13.6. It's ...
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How can I sleep the display from Terminal?

I'd like to be able to turn my screen off from command line. I know there's the keyboard shortcut ctrl+⇧+⏏ but I want to do it from a shell script or remotely. Is there a way?
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My macbook pro 2014 screen is flickering and shuts it self

I am not sure but it might happened after the High Sierra update. What i have done to resolve the issue is reset the SMC reset the NVRAM I have upgraded to Mojave i have erased the disk and ...
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How to make second monitor go black?

I have a second display connected to my iMac and I want to make it go black some times, for example if I am watching a movie on the first monitor. Apparently, there has been an app called Screen ...
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How to downscale for an external display?

I intend to connect my old full HD TV as external display to a mid-2012 MacBook air. While being "only" 1920×1080, the TV has 42", so each element would look ridiculously large. So I thought about "...
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Setting an unsupported custom resolution in MacOS

Is there a way via command line or GUI to set a custom unsupported screen resolution. Specifically the problem I am trying to resolve is getting 5K support for a Dell U4919DW. If not possible, how do ...
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Turn off macbook screen when connected to a monitor

When connecting my 2017 15' macbook pro to a 4k external monitor it gets a little bit warmer (65° celsius, while it's only at 35 without the monitor) than I want it to be, even if it's just idling. ...
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What is the definitive iPhone X corner radius?

I've been experimenting and have found no conclusive corner radius for the iPhone X. Some sources, such as iPhone X Screen Demystified - PaintCode, say its 40pts. Some say it's 44, like UI Design for ...
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2019 MacBook Pro 15 inch: Screen flicker randomly

I purchased a MacBook Pro 15 inch 2019 just a month ago. The screen initially started flickering almost ones every week. It want noticeable at all. Now its increasing and happens almost every 2 hours. ...
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Mac Screen - red discoloration

At random times, there is a red discoloration in the corner of my screen that varies in size from nonexistant to stretching across the right edge. It is similar to the following thread except that ...
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Late 2009 Macbook, El Capitan, how to rotate display? (it's not on settings)

I have a MacBook (13-inch, Late 2009) with El Capitan 10.11.6, The displays setting panel doesn't show a control to rotate it (as does my mac mini with Sierra) Is there an alternative way or 3rd party ...
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What is this blue half on my screen?

In the midst of plugging in my monitor and three-finger swiping up to move Chrome to the second desktop I got this. I couldn't access my top bar (with the time and battery) and if I clicked the side ...
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Monitor turns off for two seconds after login

I have a mac mini 2018 model that runs mojave with an external monitor connected via hdmi output of mac mini. After login with my credentials and when the progress bar is loading my monitor turns off ...
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How to enable horizontal split in full screen mode in El Capitan

I use my external display in tower mode. I've been using third party software ( like Moom ) to split my screen horizontally when needed. Now that El Capitan supports split screen in full screen mode, ...
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How to unlock Sierra Refresh Rate for other resolutions less than 4k?

I had a MacBook Pro 2017, using a USB-C to HDMI which can support 4K@60Hz. I ran CoreDisplay patcher to enable 60Hz for 4K resolution: But Refresh Rate is still locked at 30Hz for other resolutions....
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Mouse Pointer Locator

Due to a stroke, I have had some vision impairment in that I sometimes have a hard time locating my mouse pointer on the screen. I have tried making the mouse pointer larger which helps but is still ...
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What use for the thin, folded, two-side protector that was boxed with my iPhone XR?

The iPhone XR that I recently bought from Apple came with a thin folded plastic protector that covers both sides. (In what follows I call this the Apple protector.) I have also bought (again from ...
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How do I prevent my MacBook Pro from dimming the screen on battery power?

I sometimes work on my MBP in the car (from the passenger's seat, of course) and it is impossible to see anything unless the screen is on the maximum brightness. Every few minutes, however, I have to ...
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Increasing screen resolution to 1920x1080 in Macbook Air

Is it possible to change the maximum resolution of MacBook Air 13" (2015), by replacing its panel (i.e. screen)? The model only supports 1440x900. What I want to achieve is making the resolution of ...
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2018 MBP Display cable loose after keyboard repair?

My MBP 2018 13" i7 had to get its keyboard replaced a whole two days after I got it...a brand new work machine. That was in May 2019. Flash forward to two weeks ago, I noticed an occasional and very ...
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not mirrored ext screen - save set-up

in relation to this What Window Management Options exist for OS X? Is there a way or one of these apps or another app that would allow me to save my ext screen set-up when I'm in separate (fn/Cmd/F1 -...
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How to clean off keyboard marks on screen?

On the screen on my MacBook Air, there are some little square marks from the keyboard. Are they permanent, or can I clean them off? How can I prevent this from happening in the first place?
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iPhone X has a green line on the left of screen. How to fix it?

My friend got this iPhone X and it suddenly has a bright green line on the left side of the screen. Whole display getting bit greenish because of it. The warranty is also finished because it's more ...