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Stop mouse pointer from sticking to the edge of display in dual monitor setup

This is actually the main cause of a sticking mouse at the edge with external monitors, because most people who setup external monitors know to align the edges as they see fit. however this situation (...
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Stop Mouse pointer sticking - snapping when going from Macbook to External Screen above

In this picture the Grey bar has sharp corners. I just had to play around with it until it looked like this. now I actually have trouble replicating the issue. the screens snap together more easily ...
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Can the iPad Magic Keyboard with Trackpad steer the MacOS mouse cursor when iPad is Extended Display for Mac?

On a whim, I purchased the 2020 version of the Magic Keyboard for the iPad Pro 12.9" (3rd Generation), hoping that the answer to the question would be positive. Unfortunately, the Magic Keyboard'...
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2022 high kernel_task CPU usage with external monitor reaching to 1000%

Just to recap from above and call out a potential solution for some: Changing the resolution used on the external display does seem to work, at least to the point of making my machine usable. To do ...
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Can I use a USB to HDMI converter to set up 2 external monitors on my 2015 Macbook Air?

Yes and yes. Its GPU has limit of only one external monitor. But USB to HDMI adapters have its own simple GPU so you will need a driver installation. Main con is very limited resolution and screen ...
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External Display Keeps Switching Refresh Rates After Waking From Sleep

Problem solved with Monterey 12.4 Now when i restart the mac, it save 165hz fix mode. (mac mini m1 to benq ex2710q). Now you can turn off FreeSync
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Accessibility options for both external monitors on MacBook Pro M1

Please check Apple security that it isn't blocking Displaylink App. Go to System Preferences then Security & Privacy check under General tab that Displaylink isn't waiting for approval to allow to ...
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How can I fix underscan/overscan when the slider isn't shown in System Preferences on macOS Monterey?

smithjw was right - found this thread by searching my problem, the solution was to hit "p size" on my monitor's remote to squish things down to fit the sceen. HDMI image was way too big for ...
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Can my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) be connected to two monitors at the same time? (Through one USB-C port)?

You could look into DisplayLink technology. With that technology you can connect a single display over USB, and then you can daisy chain another compatible display to the first, giving you two ...
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Can my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) be connected to two monitors at the same time? (Through one USB-C port)?

No, sorry. Just one display. From EveryMac: "The final Retina MacBook models -- the "Mid-2017" series -- can simultaneously support the internal display as well as up to 4096x2304 at ...
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Use MacBook as a second screen for Chromebook

Since a lot of software isn't compatible with Chrome OS I had to search around a bit. However, I found Google Chrome Remote Desktop which apparently is a native remote desktop solution for practically ...
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2018 MacBook Pro + LG 4k display = no 60hz

Had the same problem when connecting a MacBook Air (M1, 2020) to an LG 4K screen (27BL55U-B). I tried all the solutions suggested here with no success. Then I finally discovered that my USB-C Digital ...
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macOS changes screen arrangement when waking from sleep

On my M1 Mac mini with two monitors, all the windows on the extended display move to the main monitor after sleeping for at least 10 seconds, regardless of which monitor is the main display. I also ...
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Can my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) output 4K resolution content to my TV/Monitor via a HDMI cable?

The specification for your MacBook's capability with external displays is: Up to 4096 by 2304 resolution at 60Hz. (Taken from everymac.com) So that is greater than 4K, which is 3840 x 2160. Most ...
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Can retina display features be enabled on older (non-retina) displays?

It's impossible to do it natively. But if you're still interested to do it via a third party app, you could use resolutionator and turn on the "silly resolutions" in the settings. The reason ...
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My secondary monitor behave like main monitor even it is in extended mode

You have Mission Control prefs set as 'Displays [do not] have Separate Spaces' Check this box to fix.
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Make one MacBook Pro use the screen of another MacBook Pro

There's also regular AirPlay which is part of macOS Monterey now: https://www.macrumors.com/2021/06/09/airplay-mac-to-mac-external-display/
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Keyboard shortcut flip screen

Based on previous solutions, I adapted the script to macOS Monterey. It works fine with my macOS 12.3.1. Enjoy it. if running of application "System Preferences" then quit application &...
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How do I adjust the screen area for external monitors?

System preferences > Displays > Display Settings... On the left, select the display you want to adjust the resolution for. Click Scaled. Now, for high resolution (think 4K) screens, you'll see ...
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2020 M1 Macbook Pro won't drive ultrawide monitor unless it's charging

Not all hubs are created equal and some cannot cater for the energy needs of all the peripherals AND the laptop. Some hubs are PD 60W only and that might not suffice. Example: 30W adapter for MB Air ...
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MacBook Air M1 with ultrawide monitor

M1 Air has no issues displaying resolutions up to 5120*1440 on a 49 inch ultrawide or 5120x2160 on 5k2k screens. Make sure to pick up a monitor with USB-C connector and at least 65W power delivery. As ...
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Bash script or AppleScript to connect & disconnect an Airplay display in Monterey+

I don't think a solution purely in bash would be possible, since we are trying to interface with internal macOS application events. Further, I could not find direct reference to AirPlay, Displays, or ...
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How do I reset/clear my external display settings in 10.9?

I clicked on the wrong unsupported resolution for my external display while my macbook was closed. After trying almost all the solution above (unfortunately none of them worked) I tried to do an easy ...
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External monitor flicker / signal loss

Thanks folks for these answers. Flickering on my 2019 Mac Book Air does indeed stop with a USB-C to DisplayPort. It’s sad that the expensive Apple Multi-port A\V don’t support HDMI reliably. If anyone ...
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Splitting a mac desktop into smaller portions

You can use BetterDummy to make your virtual displays, then do PIP window streaming without title bar. NOTE that the PIP streaming is only available with the $15 Pro version. As far as I have used it, ...
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Is there a way to "split" one display so that it treated as two separate screens?

You can use BetterDummy to make your virtual displays, then do PIP window streaming without title bar. NOTE that the PIP streaming is only available with the $15 Pro version. I also believe that you ...
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Choose display when doing a screen capture with external display

I am using macOS Catalina 10.15.7 in April 2022. The option of "⇧ ⌘ 5" gives an option to select "Screenshot and recording options". The default is "Capture Entire screen"...
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External displays keep getting back in the wrong order

I had the same issue when using 2 monitors of the same model, where one is pivoted for quite some time (where it's even more obvious immediately when plugging in). The solution in my case: Plug out ...
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Is there a way to Split one 42 Inch TV into Multiple Displays or Virtual Displays?

You can use BetterDummy to make your virtual displays, then do PIP window streaming without title bar. NOTE that the PIP streaming is only available with the $15 Pro version.
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MacBook forgetting display arrangement

As of 2022 the only thing that worked for me is displayplacer tool https://github.com/jakehilborn/displayplacer Disclaimer: I am not the creator and I am not related to this tool Tutorial brew tap ...
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