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    Jul 07, 2009
    Change Main Monitor
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    is there a way to make the second monitor (from the Display Port) the main monitor, and the laptop screen the secondary?

    I would like the tool bar to be on the external monitor.


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    System Preferences - Displays

    Not at my Mac, but on one of the tabs, there is a small picture of the 2 screens - drag the white bar that's at the top of one to the other one. It's like moving the menu bar and this controls which is set as the primary display.
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