I usually follow along this closely and have excellent success.
Once you confirm how the display works and how you want to convert it to Thunderbolt 3 you can shop for adapters / cables and get rolling. The current (2019/2020) hardware can run one 6K, one 5K, or up to two 4K displays (or better).
As for specifics I ...
I was having the same issue and I tried to change resolution and refresh rate by clicking "Scaled". The problem was that it was showing just 5 images to select the size of text and not resolution numbers with Refresh Rate drop box. You have to hold the Option key and click “Scaled” to see them.
I hope this helps you the same way it helped me.
Yes, the cable is very important. Some HDMI cables do not support a 4k display signal at all, and some only at a lower refresh rate of 30 Hz. You definitely want a version 2.0 or higher HDMI cable capable of support 4k at 60 Hz.
I have a Dell D6000 docking station and had the same issue.
Got it working after I did the following:
Quit the Displaylink Manager application and set it so that it does not start on startup.
Unplug the Dock connection to your Macbook.
Replug the Dock connection to your Macbook.
The monitors should work AND with Night Shift without needing to have the ...
According to this Macworld.com article here you can use backwards compatibility by making sure that the dock you purchase is EXTERNALLY POWERED in order to supply access and power to the down-streamed device. Hope I helped!
Apps will launch to a given Space, if set - right click the app in the Dock > Options , *.
They will only launch to a given physical display if you don't have "Displays have separate Spaces" on in System prefs > Mission Control.
Apps do not like being spread across multiple Spaces.
*Apple use the terms Desktop and Space interchangeably, ...
I have just connected a LG 43UN700-B to a non-retina MacBook Pro 2012 (with NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1024 MB video card). Using a Mini Displayport to HDMI adapter, the screen maxed out at 1080p (60Hz), which really wasn't very useable for a screen this size. However, with a 4k capable Mini Displayport to Displayport adapter and cable, I was able to run the ...
Haven't come across any tools that do what you've described out of the box.
That said, if the goal is to move the cursor to another screen or more generally to control the cursor, I'd say check out BetterTouchTool as it allows you to "warp" your mouse position. Alternatively, if you're willing to write some Lua, I'd say take a look at Hammerspoon.
In regards to question 1: Yes, it should work perfectly fine for those purposes. I use the same dock and similar 4K monitors with several setups here with the 2017 15" MacBook Pro without any flicker issues or similar. It should be the same for the 13" model.
In regards to question 2: The dock has a mini-DisplayPort port as well as a Thunderbolt 3 ...
While @Varun's answer above helped me find the below solution, I am adding it as a separate answer, so that it might help others as well.
Varun's answer speaks of dust in the fans, however, I got this laptop only a few months back, and thanks to coronavirus, the dust is very low surrounding the places where I live.
Hence I did not bother checking the fan's ...
This is a very annoying problem and I have not found any official documentation on how to control the numbering of the Desktop on each monitor. However, through a lot of trial and error, I've discovered these rules that will help you order the Desktop numbers.
First, a few key points on how the numbering behaves
Your 'Home Screen' (the display with the Dock)...
In both cases the display is running at the same actual resolution (3840x2160). However, the graphics are rendered virtually at a resolution of 6400x3600 before being downsampled to the actual resolution.
This is done because 3200x1800 is not an integer multiple of the actual resolution, therefore there's going to be some compromises made ...
Using two or more adapters in series is not recommended. While not dangerous, they rarely work, or at best, work badly. Find the right adapter for your needs.
I've used this Belkin adapter and this one, to connect different USB-C Apple laptops to a small selection of VGA-only monitors.
I ended up using the solution miceterminator suggested: I enabled "Mirror Displays" and turned the brightness down to zero. Not fancy, but effective.
When I close my MacBook and operate in clamshell mode the Wi-Fi performance degrades seriously, sometimes to the point at which it is unusable. It could be because of the Bluetooth peripherals nearby. ...
I had the same problem:
Changed refresh rate to 144 Hz while in clamshell mode --> Blackscreen.
But everything worked fine when I opened the Laptop. The problem is that the settings can only be changed back if in clamshell mode because they are stored separately. But how to change them back if the screen is black?
Solution: Team Viewer.
Connect your ...
There are two options that I am aware of to get three displays working on a Macbook Pro 2017 13 inch with 4 USB-C connectors (supports two external screens natively plus the internal screen).
option 1 - Use displaylink technology to connect three screens - I haven't tested this today but it looks like a valid solution, a DELL D6000 looks like it would work.
Without putting hands on, it's impossible to know for sure if it's a GPU or an LCD issue. However, a screen that has a delineated bright area and a dead area will most likely be the display panel and not the GPU.
It's not clear what you mean by a "display pin issue," but if you're referencing an issue with the display LVDS cable, then no, it won't ...
According to Apple, your MBP supports dual monitors plus the native display:
You may have a bad HDMI>DP adapter, but my bigger question is why are you doing that in the first place? Why take Thunderbolt and convert to HDMI, when you have a HDMI port on the Macbook?
I recommend that you connect the HDMI port ...
I'm not convinced that the 2014 Mini can push video to 3 displays. The specs say:
Supports an HDMI-compatible device while using one Thunderbolt display
or support for two Thunderbolt displays.
You've got an Intel integrated graphics unit 5000 series, which is fairly basic.
Thunderbolt 2 may limit your options for eGPUs, also.
In my case, the 2 Inch length of the right-hand part of the touchbar stopped displaying, but the touch was working from Mar 05, 2020.
Fortunately, on Oct 03, 2020 it miraculously reappeared. Now, only half-a cm of the touchbar is still black. I hope it also comes back soon.
In the Display settings, under the "Arrangement" tab, I had previously dragged the menubar to the external monitor. This had some benefits, such as causing the Application Switcher to appear on the external monitor, which is the one I was usually looking at. However, moving the menubar back to the built-in monitor eliminated the problems I was ...
MacBook Pro 15" 2018
Monitor 4k 28" Samsung U28E590
Cable usb-c to HDMI (Supports @60 HZ)
** I have also a dock hub dual usb-c port with outputs ports one of them HDMI and also 2 usb-c output ports.
This issue happen to me on any combination, using my dock hub or directly connecting the cable to one of the MacBook ports, I use 2 ...
I think you've confused Thunderbolt and USB-C.
The problems with these "display splitters" that work as "ABC" in Windows and "ABB" in Mac is that they're USB-C cables. They require demux functionality in software that macOS doesn't have currently.
However if you have an actual Thunderbolt cable then it is fully possible to do &...
The best way to connect any Thunderbolt 2 Mac to a display is Thunderbolt since that gets you video and hub (USB / ethernet) functionality. This cable costs second most of the 4 options.
Second best is to connect to a Thunderbolt dock. This costs more, but not all modern displays support Thunderbolt in. This costs the most for the hardware, but you get a ...
When I first read this question, I assumed the OP was hoping for an answer from a user who actually had a 2012 MacBook Pro connected to a ultra wide monitor. Unfortunately, I do not. So, the best I can offer is an answer based on internet searching. (I assume the OP already did this before posted the question, but I may have come to a different conclusion.)
There’s no good way to set this in software, but you can get dummy display plugs for a fraction of the cost and space of an actual display.
They connect to a display output & fool the computer into thinking it's really a display. They're usually used for headless servers, but there's no reason I can think of you couldn't use one for your "second ...
Actually, I don't know your Ultra wide external monitor model, but I guess it should support one of Type-c or HDMI Audio/Video inputting port, fortunately, both of them have cable/adapter support:
Thunderbolt to HDMI:
Thunderbolt to Type-c:
It is dependent on your External monitor support, Type-c and HDMI, both support inputting audio and video.
I'm assuming you're asking about the UltraWide LG monitor range, since this is their registered mark.
The best way would be to use the Mini Display Port (also known as Thunderbolt) on your Mac and Display Port on your monitor (with the correct cable), but you will not be able to use more than 2560 by 1600 (In case you have 15" 2012 MacBook Pro with ...
I'm using a folder action and a little Perl script. That will rename the original screen shot's file name to something more handy and it will create a 2nd version with the reduced resolution. My setup is that I have a ~/Pictures/Screenshots where the files end up.
Here are the steps to set it up. Of course you have to create the above folder. Then create a ....
According to Apple, your iMac supports the following as second displays:
This model can simultaneously support the internal display at full native resolution and up to one 5120x2880 (5K) external display at 60 Hz with support for one billion colors; two 3840x2160 (4K UHD) external displays at 60 Hz with support for one billion colors; or two 4096x2304 (4K) ...