I need to connect a computer monitor to my MacBook Pro but have found that when using the mini display port to VGA adaptor the screen display on my macbook is very small font. Please what do I do to correct this?

I need to connect a computer monitor to my mac book pro, using a mini display port to VGA adaptor. But have experienced a drastic reduction in font size on my
Mac screen even before I have managed to check the result on the monitor screen. Please how do I compensate for this and restore my mac screen appearance?
Many Thanks Alangium in uk

Hi alangium,
Welcome to the Support Communities!
Resetting your computer's PRAM should restore your Macbook Pro's screen appearance.
OS X Mavericks: Reset your computer’s PRAM
http://support.apple.com/kb/ph14222
This article may provide some information about your Mini DisplayPort to AVI adapter.  Have you tried to connect a different VGA monitor to your Macbook to see if you get the same results?
Apple Mini DisplayPort adapters: Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3382
18. What is the maximum resolution available for use with the Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter?
The resolution available with the Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter is 1920 x 1200. VGA displays that use higher refresh rates (such as 85 Hz) at resolutions of 1600 x 1200 or greater may not generate video properly until you lower the refresh rate.
Apple computers: Troubleshooting issues with video on internal or external displays
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1573#5
How can I detect displays?
If the detect displays option is not available, hold down the Option key while you are in the Display pane.
How do I select additional resolutions on my display?
You can use the Display pane of System Preferences to specify how your display works. Not all options appear for all display models. By default the best resolution for your display will already be selected in System Preferences.
To select a different resolution, use the Scaled option. Some additional resolutions may be available when you hold the Option button.
I hope this information helps ....
- Judy

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