macbook external monitor problem

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by mikemikeass, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. mikemikeass macrumors newbie

    Aug 5, 2008
    i brought my macbook for a long time ago
    so i dont know if its a old version of mac book .
    my problem is when i wanna show things on my external monitor
    with full screen , i hv to close my macbook up , and wake up my macbook
    with external keyboard . its bother me a lot . Does anyone knows a easier method to do the same thing ? thx bro :p
  2. KoolStar macrumors demi-god


    Oct 16, 2006
    Your post is a little confusing, but from what I am getting, you should connect your external monitor, the open the Display preferences, (System Preferences > Display) The detect the displays that should have both monitors one and you should still be able to use your laptop keyboard.
  3. mikemikeass thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 5, 2008
    sorry abt tat , my problem is how to let my external monitor be the main display. finally i got the solution , i found that after i drag the menu bar on the display setting page . my external display be my main display . i was faked by tat page for a long time , i rly don know i could drag that menu bar to external display

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