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Custom resolution on OS X

The only relevant link I found on the internet is the following: How do I change my resolution on my Mac to a custom size? The answer is outdated - "Summary of link: the article links to four tools ...
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Mavericks screen resolution won't save

I just updated my OS with Mavericks and am having a weird issue with it. When I go into my display settings I see that the default option is to have the screen resolution set as "Best for display" I ...
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Is it Possible to Increase Display Resolution for OS X Maverick

The new OS X Maverick operating system has reduced maximum display resolution from 1920 x 1200 in Mountain Lion to 1680 x 1050, which is a SIZABLE reduction. The difference is obvious when viewing ...
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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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Mac OS X - Big TV windows too big

i have a 1920x1080 tv and i have my mac going into it. Since it is a 32", windows and the dock are large, and a lot of room is wasted. I understand this is what a high res screen is for. Like the ...
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1answer
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OS X 10.8.2 renders blurry screen with slight vertical stripes on my new Dell monitor

When I visit System Preferences > Displays and change the refresh rate from 60Hz to 75Hz, then hit revert suddenly the display becomes clear and sharp. Selecting scaled resolution as opposed to "best ...
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1answer
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Resolution not fitting to screen on second monitor

I have a mac mini running windows 8 these days, but it is the same issue on OS X regardless. There are a variety of ports on the back of the mini, and currently I'm using a thunderbolt connection ...
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How can I get the current screen resolution from the command line on OS X?

How can I get the current display resolution from the command line in OS X?
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1answer
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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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Image quality low on pictures imported into Mac PowerPoint 2011

Running Lion and Office:Mac 2011. Searched everywhere. No matter what I do images (pictures) that I import into slides immediately go to a very low resolution and quality. How do I prevent this drop ...
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External monitor with Macbook - resolution not available?

I'm using an external monitor with my MacBook Pro 13 inch. The external monitor is a Dell 1650x1080 resolution. I'm connecting using a mini display port to DVI adaptor. On a previous MacBook Pro 13 ...
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MacBook Pro 15in High-res hard to read. What setting should I change?

I just bought a new MacBook Pro with the high-res screen (1680x1050), but I noticed that all text is so small that to read it my face has to be like 18 inches away. When I adjusted the resolution to ...
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What is the benifit of High-Resolution on a Notebook Display? [closed]

I've recently been reading some articles and some discussion going on around the MacBook Pro i5 and i7. Some people had said that they wanted to purchase the 15" over the 13" just because of the ...
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Mac OS X screen resolutions

I have a Mac Mini, the previous generation, and I'm running dual screen on it however, due to circumstances, I am using it with a 17" and a 19" screen which is not ideal. Does anyone know of anyway I ...
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How can I resize a web browser to force screenshots at a specific resolution on Mac OS?

I want to take screenshots in a web browser so that the resulting graphic (.png, .jpg) is a specific resolution, for example: 1024 x 768 Besides adjusting my monitor resolution, is there any way to ...
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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 ...
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MacBook Pro External DVI Monitor Full Resolution not available

I have a new macBook Pro 13" and a 30" apple monitor. I am connecting this monitor via a DVI, and am unable to retrieve a list of all the supported resolutions for the 30" monitor. The Mac book only ...
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Any method to resize my app's window on Mac (macbook) to 1600 x 1200 or 1920 x 1200?

I would like to make a screen capture for an app (Firefox), but I am using a macbook, so the display is at 1280 x 800. I think if I can somehow resize the window to 1920 x 1200, then I can use ...
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Fix screen resolution of macbook external monitor

I have a macbook 13" for about 3 years now, and last weekend I decided to format the disk and reinstall everything. Turns out that after reinstall Leopard, install all available updates, and connect ...