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Adjust pixel format for an external display in OS X on iMac (early 2013)

I just replaced a custom build desktop with a new iMac (early 2013 model). One of my external monitors that I use needs a different pixel format than the one currently set as default in OS X. On the ...
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1answer
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Screen burn in monitor when connected to an iMac, but not when connected to a PC

When I connect a DELL U2713HM ULTRASHARP 27" as a secondary display for my iMac (DisplayPort), after less than 20 minutes i get horrible burn in; but the same setup (same brightness even, through DVI) ...
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Scale second monitor on mac

I have a macbook pro and a second monitor connected. Resolution of monitor is 1920x1080, i would like to scale image on second monitor. Is it possible to scale extended monitor on MAC OS? Like 150% / ...
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1answer
21 views

Triple monitors with Mac Book Pro (earlier 2011)

I've never setup dual or triple monitors ever. If I had a PC I would working something out, however, on a Mac Book Pro, not sure how. I'm aware of tripleHead2Go or perhaps other adapters can be ...
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0answers
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Using OS X 10.9 Mavericks's new mutliple monitor setup, has anyone discovered a way to keep the dock on the main screen?

I have actually seen this question posted all over the internet. It sounds like literally everyone is annoyed with how the dock hops from monitor to monitor. I would estimate that more than 95% of the ...
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1answer
504 views

Turning off unused displays that are connected to a Macbook Pro on OS X 10.9 Mavericks

I currently have an Early 2011 Macbook Pro (MBP) running OS X Mavericks 10.9.1. I usually connect this laptop to two external displays A Thunderbolt (TB) Display, which is connected directly to the ...
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DVI Output over Thunderbolt only works after Reboot

On my MacBook Pro the external monitor (connected via Thunderbolt) wont work (i.e. its continuosly switching between on and off) when connected via hotplug to a running device. Only after I reboot ...
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1answer
508 views

Stick floating eclipse windows on second screen with Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks

When working with eclipse, I'm used to have a floating window with the console and other views on my secondary monitor. Since the update to OSX 10.9 (Mavericks), I still can drag the floating window ...
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1answer
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Simultaneous Users ( 2 - 4 Users ) on a MAC PRO [duplicate]

With the up-coming high end Mac Pro, how would I share it with different people? Assume I have a keyboard, mouse and monitor for everyone. I am involved in a setup in which there are 4 Users (3D Game ...
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2answers
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Bug or feature? On multiple displays, window split across them is cut off

Just wondering if anyone knows for sure: Is this a bug or a feature? When I drag a window between two monitors, it only displays on whichever monitor my mouse pointer is on when I stop dragging (note ...
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Horizontal Position of Second Display Incorrect Mac OS X 10.8

A few years now, I've been using my MacBook (late 2008) with a secondary display (Samsung TV screen). Since a few weeks it's not working correctly. When I connect the screen, the desktop is extended, ...
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1answer
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monitor mutal to PC and MacBook, shows only Mac

I have a monitor that connected to my PC (win8, VGA) and to my MacBook (DisplayPort to DVI). I set it from my PC to display the Mac only (one monitor). When I unplug the Mac from the display port, ...
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Mac 10.8 Guest Multiple Monitors in Virtualbox

I've done a bit of searching and cannot seem to find an answer to my question. I have Mac OS X Mountain Lion guest installed on a virtual machine using Virtual Box with a Windows 7 host. I've found ...
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1answer
156 views

Can't get display on second monitor with desktop

I'm trying to use an ASUS V247H as a second monitor. I've plugged it into my desktop (OS 10.8.4, iMac) with a DVI cable and adapter, and it's definitely being recognized but I can't get a display on ...
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0answers
322 views

HDMI to VGA adapters and HDMI enabled Macs

I need to connect some Mac Mini (mid-2011, late-2012) to two VGA monitors or beamers each. For the main monitor, an Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter is used, no problem with that. For the ...
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1answer
175 views

Conflicting information for connection a thunderbolt mac to DisplayPort on Dell U2711

I've just picked up this monitor to take advantage of the resolution and extra screen estate. Didn't realise it'd be such a chore trying to find the right adapter for it. I've come across a lot of ...
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1answer
407 views

Maintain Mac Window arrangement on Dual Screens after reconnecting monitor

I have a Mac OSX Mountain Lion setup with dual screens. After arranging the windows on both monitors, disconnecting the second monitor and reconnecting it will cause all windows to be on the first ...
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174 views

Dual Monitors Mac OS X - CMD + TAB AND move mouse to focused Application

On my computer setup I have dual monitors, one is vertical for code and the other is horizontal for the web browser. I am new to Mac OS X and was wondering if it was possible when switching apps with ...
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2answers
558 views

Connect three HDMI TV to MacBookPro

I have a presentation I don't have my HP notebook with my so I'm stuck with MacBookPro 5.5 It has one Firewire port. I need to connect 3 TVs to and I would need to play a different video on each. ...
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0answers
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Use my old mac book as a monitor for my Windows 7

It's old 2007 macbook running lion i believe, ( I haven't used it in a while cannot remember which i updated it to, the log in has round circles if anyone can make sense of that.) I've tried ...
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1answer
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How many external monitors can be used with the 2012 iMac with a 2GB video card?

Apple allows for the latest iMac (released late 2012) to be upgraded to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX 2GB GDDR5 video card. Does this upgrade enable more than the standard two external monitors that ...
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2answers
659 views

Hooking up a 3rd screen to mac mini (mid 2011)

Ive got a mac mini setup via vga to run two screens, to do this ive got it setup as in the image bellow. Im looking to add a 3rd screen but im not sure of the best way to do it. I dont need audio ...
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1answer
129 views

Remote control a mac without a monitor from PC and fill PCs 3 monitors

Having: 1) A windows 7 PC with three 2560x1440 monitors attached (total resolution of 7680x1440 pixels). 2) An OSX 10.8 Mac Mini with no monitor on it. What software i need in order to remote ...
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Is there a way to use full screen apps on Mountain Lion Without Losing 2nd Screen?

The Full Screen option in apps on Lion/Mountain Lion is great for maximising screen space unless you run two monitors, at which point the second one just shows a useless texture. Is there a way to get ...
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2answers
907 views

Dual monitors shared between Mac Mini and Windows laptop

I have a Mac Mini (2011) with HDMI and Thunderbolt a laptop with DisplayPort and VGA a DisplayPort To HDMI Cable I want a setup where I am able to easily switch between Mac and Windows, both with ...
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1answer
301 views

Can I set my MacBook Pro's resolution to a that of a 27" iMac and then screen share to that iMac?

The iMac is Thunderbolt and my MBP is not, so I can't use Target Display Mode, but I'd like to use the bigger screen. Can I make my MBP a larger-than-native resolution? Better yet, can I share a ...
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6answers
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How to automagically move windows between monitors with one keystroke?

In Windows I had this great little app that allowed me to move application windows between 2 monitors with a click of a button (or a key-stroke). I'm aware of an application that will change the ...
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2answers
598 views

How can I connect a MacBook Pro (early 2011) to two monitors?

I would like to connect my work MacBook Pro to two (or even three) monitors to get more screen real estate. There is a YouTube video but it uses a USB-DVI adapter and by design is a bit laggy. Any ...
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1answer
598 views

Screen sharing multiple monitors over network

I have a Macbook Pro and a Windows laptop. I can attach both of them to an external monitor. Ideally I would like some sort of network based screen sharing so I can use all three screens with my Mac ...
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2answers
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muliple monitor software for Mac

I have 2 monitor for my Mac that's running OS X. I'm looking for software that will fit the currently active window to monitor 1 by pressing (for example) command + A or fit it to monitor 2 by ...
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1answer
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Can I use my Ubuntu-computer as a second screen for my OS X-computer via Wi-fi?

Now, that's one heck of a title. Anyway. This is what I want to do. I have: (a) a MacBook with OS X and (b) a crappy old computer with Ubuntu What I would like to do is to use computer (b) as a ...
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1answer
603 views

iMac sees 16:9 monitor as 4:3

I've attached an LG Flatron W2246 monitor to my aluminium iMac, running 10.6.6. While I am able to use the monitor, when I open the display preferences pane, I am only offered resolutions with a 4:3 ...
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How to drive 20 monitors from one Mac Pro

I am researching for a project what would require 20 monitors to be driven from (ideally) a single Mac Pro. The only solutions i have seen and are familiar with are geared towards 2-4 monitors from a ...
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3answers
590 views

howto use external monitor without shutting down the lid

I work on external monitor all the time with closed lid. However sometimes I need to use the built-in camera for Skype, thus I open the lid, select "detect the display", launch Skype, call and select ...
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1answer
775 views

How to connect multiple monitors to an iMac

Hi is it possible to connect 2 monitors to an IMac? I am able to connect a second monitor but would like to be able to connect one more. I looked into using a KVM switch but this it seems is for the ...
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2answers
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How do I get non-stretched video on a 1024x720 widescreen TV?

I have a 720p 42-inch plasma TV that I like to hook up to my computer to watch video. The problem is that the computer sees the TV as a 4:3 monitor and sends it a signal with that aspect ratio, so ...
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mirror certain windows across screens

on any OS (preferably windows though) is there a program or way to display a window on 2 screens which are in extended desktop mode. Perhaps I can explain better with a scenario. A teacher is giving ...
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2answers
186 views

Double external monitors on a iMac

Possible to use two externals? I know there is only one port in the back, but is there an adapter / way it can be done?
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2answers
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Is there a good dual monitor arm solution for iMac 27" i7s?

I currently have an iMac 27" and am considering purchasing another to run in target display mode. My desk space is a little limited. Is there a dual monitor arm solution that can support the weight ...
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Add Dock to second monitor on Mac OS X

Is it at all possible to add a dock to a second monitor on Mac OS X? If so, how?
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Can I use a 27“ iMac as a additional monitor for another 27” iMac?

I currently have a 27" iMac i7 with the 512mb ATI card. After looking at prices on other Apple displays it appears I can purchase another low-end 27" iMac (Core 2 Duo basic model) for less than a 30" ...
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1answer
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setting up multi-mon windows + mac

Ok this is a stretch, but I know of some Windows only software that does this so curious if there is something that does it on the mac too. I have 2 monitors and 2 development machines - a PC and a ...
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1answer
2k views

Forcing specific resolution on a specific monitor on Mac OS X

I have Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6) installed with 2 monitors. Main: a 24 inch Dell monitor that Mac OS X detects and displays on 1920x1200 Secondary: a 19 inch Chimei monitor that supports ...
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1answer
913 views

iMac 24" as a monitor for windows laptop

The company I work for are about to give me a windows laptop, a thinkpad x200, so that I can work from home. It will have a displayport for an external monitor via a docking station. I have a 24" ...
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Macbook Pro Multiple Monitor Problem

I have been using a Macbook pro (newest model) for about 4 weeks with dual monitors. It has been working great using the mac adaptor to dvi. Today however, my mac will not recognize it's built in ...
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1answer
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Shortcut for moving window between monitors in Mac OS

I am using Snow Leopard and I am curious whether there are any shortcuts for moving windows between monitors similar to how Winows has: Win+Shift+Left and Win+Shift+Right to move the current window to ...
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2answers
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Can I force Snow Leopard to open new windows on my primary display?

I have a Mac Pro (early 2008) with two displays - #1 in front of me for regular work, and #2 off to the side for calendar, task list, Adium, and other "glance at" items. I'm running Snow Leopard ...
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3answers
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Keyboard Shortcut for Mirroring Display on Mac OS X

I have a MacBook with a broken display. I would like to use a new monitor but I can not see to enable the mirroring option. Is there any key command to enable mirroring?
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3answers
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Tricks & Tips for using multiple monitors on a Mac

Surely there have to be some tricks that make using multiple monitors more efficient. Please share! Related Questions: Mac tools for control multiple monitors
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1answer
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How do I use a new 27" iMac as an external PC monitor with full 2560x1440 resolution?

The new 27" iMac has a nice LED backlit display that runs at 2560x1440 and supports input from external DisplayPort sources. In addition to playing with the Mac I'm interested in getting this to ...