Macbook, external display, and icon sizes

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by cruddell001, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. cruddell001 macrumors newbie

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    So I know it's pretty easy to change the size of desktop icons on OSX. However, I was wondering if anyone knows a way to link the preference to the display settings? I currently have a Macbook Pro running Lion, and when I'm at work I plug it into my external monitor. At the end of the day, I unplug it and take it home to use as a laptop. The problem is that the external monitor is considerably larger than the 13" MBP screen, so it would be really helpful to have the icons set to a certain size when the external monitor is in use and a different size once it is unplugged. Is there a third-party app that can do this?

    Thanks
     
  2. heisenberg123 macrumors 603

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    it might be possible i know i can set a different wallpaper on my external then my internal display and it seems to remember what wallpaper to use when plugged into external and what to use when i unplug. Intersting question ill be looking fo an answer also
     

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