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1195 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Nov 12, 2006 8:35 AM by BSteely
Currently Being ModeratedNov 9, 2006 12:15 PM (in response to eckndu)Do you mean that you use expanded screen mode while the macbook clamp is open and on and changed to mirror (identical/single) screen when it closed or go to sleep.
If that is what you mean, you can go to system preference and choose mirror display instead of expanded display, and the external monitor will show you single screen mode (mirror/identical) whether you close the macbook or not.
Good Luck.eMac 1.25 Ghz, Mac OS X (10.4.7), 1.5 Gb SDRAM, Expanded Dual Screen Monitor
Currently Being ModeratedNov 9, 2006 6:21 PM (in response to eckndu)Do you mean you don't think it will be a good thing for your MB to have it's lid closed while operating? If that is what concerns you, you can open the lid after the external screen comes on and the internal screen will stay off.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 10, 2006 5:22 AM (in response to BSteely)
you can open the lid
after the external screen comes on and the internal
screen will stay off.
exactly, that's the final result i want have, use only my lcd while the internal display is off(lid stays open). but i wish i could do that without going to sleep and then wake it up.
i thought if i put MB to sleep then wake it to quickly, it will eventually break the HD.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 12, 2006 8:35 AM (in response to eckndu)If you place a small magnet on the edge of the palm rest just above where the Kensington lock hole is located you can do this. You can leave the lid open all the time but the MB will think it is closed all the time.