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dan crouch
Problems scaling monitors.
on May 10, 2015 at 12:38:37 pm

Hi all,
I am trying to set up my two monitors on a new Mac Pro.
One monitor is fine, a Hanns G monitor, running at 1920 x 1080 @ 60 hertz.
The other is a Samsung 2232, and it won't scale properly, it's blown up and blurred.
It only gives me the option of 1280 x 1020 or 800 x 600, both not right.

It has run ok for ages on my old Mac Pro but
I have tried everything I can think of but can't line it up.

The other problem is I can't move my mouse between each monitor through the middle, it won't let me pass through the middle of both screens I have to go left from the left monitor and right from the right.

Very basic I know but any help would be very much appreciated.

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Glenn Sakatch
Re: Problems scaling monitors.
on May 15, 2015 at 1:47:27 pm

There used to be something about Macs and Avid and the default monitor layout being backwards. (i'm mostly on PC now, so my memory is a bit foggy)

I think you have to go to system preferences, display, and you can swap the orientation of the monitors around. I think you can physically drag the monitor icons from left to right to change how the computer sees them?

As for the resolution, I know you've said you have used these for a while, but it simply sounds like your second monitor doesn't support 1920 x 1080? Again, perhaps something in system prefs might help.


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