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    Oct 06, 2012
    Red face External Monitor attached to macbook is blurry
    I have a Macbook 13" (purchased new 2012) which I want to use with my existing monitor when editing photos.

    Monitor is ASUS HDMI VH222 attached via HDMI cable with Mac adaptor.

    The fonts are not clear (not a major issue as I mainly surf directly on MacBook) and photos are slightly out of focus (big problem as I am using monitor to edit photos!)

    Resolution is 1080P.

    Can you give me any advice re what I need to adjust. (Note I am somewhat clueless so please type slowly and assume complete ignorance!)

    The monitor is perfect with my ancient Windows laptop (attached via VGA).

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    Sounds like the monitor is not set for its native resolution. Open the Displays preference panel and change the external monitor's resolution to the highest available.

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