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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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Mavericks — Enable menu (“File”, “Edit”, “View”, etc) bar on non-primary multi screen monitor for selected applications

I'm not sure if this is possible yet, but seeing that Apple appears to be slowly solving its multi-display glitches, for example with its Mavericks fix of the full-screen problem blocking out all ...
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Having Windows Fit in Proportion With Active Monitor on OS X

I have a 15 inch MacBook with a large monitor connected to it. The resolution on my monitor is much higher than that on my laptop. When I move an active window from the monitor to my laptop, the ...
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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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MacBook Pro 13 inch, Mid 2010 external monitor

I would like to know what is the highest external monitor resolution my MacBook Pro 13 inch, Mid 2010 can support? Also, what connection am I looking at? Mini DisplayPort to what? HDMI?
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Force apps to open in current screen - OSX Mavericks

I have a dual monitor set-up on my mac mini running OSX 10.9 Mavericks. All is running very smoothly but I hate the fact that when I have the dock in one of the monitors and click on an app it opens ...
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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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Revert to multiple-display window setting from OSX Mavericks to Mountain Lion

Updated to Mavericks.. Is there a way to set it back so that if a window goes off past the monitor, it will show the rest on another. Now it just cuts off the window and will only show on one ...
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Can no longer share same window across multiple screens on Mavericks

(with Mountain Lion) I used to be able to drag a screen halfway between two monitors (in multi display) mode and view both respective components of that window on either screen. This allowed me, in ...
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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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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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Revert to multiple-display setting from OSX Mavericks to Lion

I recently installed OSX Mavericks on my Lion Macbook Pro. I used to run a dual monitor system, and also used Spaces in conjunction with this. Essentially, this meant that with 2 Spaces open, I had 4 ...
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How do you prevent the dock from switching monitors in OSX Mavericks?

In Mavericks, Apple introduced a "feature" where if you hover at the bottom of any screen the dock pops up on that screen. This is disrupting my workflow as I am constantly having the dock pop up ...
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Not able to drag window *UP* to second monitor on Mac OS X

I've got a wireless HDMI connection from my Mac OSX mini display port to my tv in my room. Visually, the TV is "above" my laptop. I set up the System Preferences/Display/Arrangement to have the ...
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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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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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Wifi issues with iTerm2 as frontmost application on external monitor

I have reproduced this many times yesterday and today, and I am confident that I'm not just looking for patterns where there are none. I have a retina Macbook Pro (OSX 10.8) connected to a Dell ...
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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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Resolution out stuck at 640x480 Win 7 on a Macbook Pro

Suddenly my display out is stuck at 640 X 480 resolution. I'm running a Macbook Pro with Win 7 on the bootcamp side, using a minidisplayport on both. On the mac side everything works fine. On the ...
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1answer
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Leaving the controls visible in VLC

I am using VLC to show video's on the external screen. But as I cannot see that screen I want to have the controls (with the time etc.) on my normal laptop screen so I know how much time there is ...
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Xrandr on osx not recognising screens

in relation to this question, I'm using the xrandr command in osx to perform operations on my external monitors. Unfortunately it does not appear to be recognising external montitors at all: ...
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Cursor disappearing while watching fullscreen video - Mac OS X

I'm using a MacBook Pro Mac OS X Mountain Lion. I have a monitor connected to my computer and when I watch a fullscreen video on Safari, and want to do other stuff on the built-in monitor, the cursor ...
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Reposition mouse to window in focus? (ie. after cmd + tab)

I've got 2 external monitors connected my Macbook Pro Retina, totalling 3 screens. I often switch between windows and need the mouse to click something. I'd love a way to say center the mouse ...
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Play 4 videos at once

For a number of reasons not worth saying I need to play 4 videos at the exactly same time on 4 different screens. I already tried a few softwares like vidlord (that plays 4 videos at the same time but ...
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Mac forgetting multiple monitor settings

I have a MBP running ML. I have 2 extra monitors. one is attached via the mini display port, and i never have problems with it. the other is attached via usb and a displaylink adaptor. combine that ...
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Switch focus between monitors in multi-monitor setup

I'm using a multi-monitor setup and I often use the second screen as a display for a virtual machine. My problem is that I haven't found a good way to switch between the virtual machine and the host ...
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1answer
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How to configure pc desktop + mac laptop workstation?

This is probably simpler than I'm imagining, but I've got a Windows desktop with 2 monitors connected with 2 DVI cables. I've worked with this setup for years. I want to add a Macbook Pro to the mix, ...
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651 views

Multiple displays and multiple desktops in MacOS

I have my macbook air with an external display, configured with extended desktop like this I also have my browser in full screen in a different desktop, shown in the built-in display. When I ...
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Configure Growl notifications to follow active display?

I'm using multiple monitors with my computer (running OS X Lion) and Growl notifications always show up on the main display. Is there any plugin, setting or other way to make notifications follow me ...
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OS X switch to single monitor mode?

I have an extra monitor hooked up to my iMac running Snow Leopard. This additional monitor is also used by my linux box, so I occasionally switch to VGA mode when I need to use the linux box. My ...
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1answer
279 views

Can I set up a Mac for a multi head / multi user environment?

Using Linux you can connect multiple keyboards, monitors etc. and use one CPU with multiple users, each logged in to their own home environment. See what I mean here: Linuxgazette Is there any way ...
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Spaces Over Multiple Monitors on OSX?

I have a new Macbook air 13 and love it. I have my spaces set up with my browser in one, terminal and textmate in my development space and my Skype/chat/email in another. It Keeps things very neat. ...
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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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1answer
282 views

Remote connect to OS X from Windows - is there dual monitor support?

I have a computer running Windows 7 with two monitors connected to it. I would like to remote connect to a Mac Mini and use both monitors. Is this possible, or am I stuck with the KVM solution?
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How to stop VLC from blanking screens when in full screen mode?

I'm on a Mac OS X multi display setup watching movies using VLC. Whenever I enter full screen mode, the other monitors fade to black. Is there any way to prevent this?
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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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How to use one display exclusively for one application?

I regularly use virtualisation software. My most common use case is to have one monitor for the virtual system and one monitor for the physical system. But of course, the physical system always puts ...
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1answer
607 views

Third monitor output on an iMac

I am looking for a way to have a third monitor on my 2008 iMac (iMac 7,2). I have found some USB solutions that extend one output, lets say, the iMac miniDVI port, so the image will fit two ...
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how do i get a flash builder 4 window on my other monitor?

I read online that with Eclipse (which FB is built in) you can reposition an editor onto a different screen however I am unable to do so.. I get an X whenever dragging it anywhere outside the main ...
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Snow Leopard: Keyboard shortcut to move window to a different monitor?

On Windows 7 there is a nice keyboard shortcut: Windows-shift-leftarrow or Windows-shift-rightarrow which moves the current window to a different monitor. Is there a keyboard shortcut ...
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How to use a MacMini and its monitor as a secondary monitor for a MacBook Pro

I found Synergy extends my keyboard and touchpad so I can seamlessly control the MacMini from my MacBook Pro, but that isn't quite what I want. I have a MacMini connected to 40+ inch HDTV as a media ...
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Two monitors with Mac Mini - one displays black despite receiving a signal

My Mac Mini outputs to my two new monitors - Dell U2311Hs. The LED on the bezel displays blue when receiving a signal, or yellow otherwise. Both screens are displaying blue. It also seems my Mini ...
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Is there a OS X equivalent to Windows+Shift+Key Left to swap windows from different screens?

Sometimes, I have a window on my secondary monitor that I want on my primary (and vice versa). On my Windows 7 PC, I can press Windows key + Shift + Arrow Left to move the screen right to left. The ...
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Mac, VNC and multiple monitors

I asked a similar question here before but apparently I wasn't as clear as I had expected by the responses. That said, I'll try again. I have a Mac Pro with quad monitors which I would like to ...
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Different DPI on MacBook Pro and external monitors - what options are there?

I have an external monitor connected to my MacBook Pro, the two screens have different DPIs. Ideally I would like them to be the same, but as this is not the case, the best option I can see is ...
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How to change to brightness of an external display on a macbook pro running OSX 10.6

I am using a macbook pro running OSX 10.6 snow leopard. In System Preferences/Displays/Display, I can change the brightness of the macbook's screen. However, this option is not available for the ...
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575 views

Different Wallpaper if two monitors are attached

I am working on my MacBook Pro. In the office I have 1 27" Monitor attached to it, at home I tend to work without an second monitor. For that setup I want to change the wallpaper if no 2nd monitor is ...
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Showing the menu bar on multiple screens on Mac OS X

I've just installed a new monitor on my MacBook, and I noticed that the menu bar only appears on one screen or the other - I have to haul over to whichever screen has the menu if I'm using the other ...
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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 ...