Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > PowerPC Macs

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Sep 9, 2007, 01:37 AM   #1
Treymac
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
12" powerbook has 4/3 screen, how to change resolution to widescreen for external?

Hey guys. I'm planning on getting a cheap 12" powerbook off eBay. The only thing that's holding me back is that it's not a widescreen lcd. I want to buy an external monitor anyways, but I want a widescreen external monitor. Is there any way to set the resolution on the powerbook to a widscreen one?

Thanks a lot.
Treymac is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Sep 9, 2007, 02:02 AM   #2
eXan
macrumors 601
 
eXan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Russia
Send a message via ICQ to eXan Send a message via AIM to eXan Send a message via Skype™ to eXan
Sure, all Macs have separate setting for each connected monitor. Not sure about the mirror mode, but in extended desktop mode you will be able to set maximum resolution on you ext. monitor - be it wide or not.

If I'm am not mistaken, you cannot however set anything higher than 1280x800 on a 30" monitor.
__________________
My WoW videos
13" Retina MacBook Pro 2.4 GHz | 8 GB | 256 GB | Intel Iris
eXan is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > PowerPC Macs

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
External Screen Resolution Abacus2039 MacBook Pro 2 May 24, 2014 09:58 PM
Can't change screen resolution on headless Mac scott216 Mac Pro 8 Jan 28, 2014 06:26 PM
best util to change resolution on haswell 13" rmbp? edwinx MacBook Pro 2 Dec 17, 2013 12:08 AM
Zoom/change screen resolution in Startup mode jatorade OS X Mavericks (10.9) 0 Oct 28, 2013 02:00 PM
non-Retina MBP to use external monitor, what's supported screen resolution? oldguru MacBook Pro 14 Aug 22, 2012 10:26 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:09 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC