What to do when you can't drag a window to an external display in MacOS or OS X

Zach Zach (236)
1 minute

When I turned my computer on this morning, it seems that the menu bar was blocking me from dragging a Google Chrome window from my laptop display to my external display. After much trial and error, I found that I simply needed to drag the window further.

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Drag the window further onto the second display

Drag a window from your primary display onto the secondary display until your cursor is at least 75% of the way across the external display. You'll see the window suddenly jump onto this second display.

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Zach Zach (236)
5 minutes

I always keep an eye on my MacBook's battery percentage—especially since, as a developer, I run a lot of resource-intensive applications.