Desktop icons in "show-desktop" mode not clickable when DisplayLink is running on Mac.
Desktop icons in "show-desktop" mode not clickable when DisplayLink is running on Mac. Issue was introduced in version 1.6.
Latest release posted on the website today fixes this issue: https://synaptics.com/products/displaylink-graphics/downloads/macos
Continue failing sometimes onMacOS M1 12.3.1 with 1.6.1 driver
Sven Kaiser commented
Same here, MacBook Air M1, Belkin INC002 USB-C-Docking-Station, macOS 11.6.3.
Bob J commented
I'm having this problem too with DL ver 1.6 on macOS 12.2. Three ways to "Show Desktop":
2) trackpad gesture of thumb and 3 fingers
3) using hot corners: SysPrefs > Desktop & Screen Saver > Hot Corners > Desktop
No matter the method, I cannot select anything on the desktop of my primary DisplayLink monitor. I can only select desktop icons on the built-in M1 MacBook Air display or the secondary DisplayLink monitor. If I swap primary monitors to the other DL monitor the problem follows, can't select anything on the desktop of the primary DL monitor while using "Show Desktop". I'm using a Plugable USBC-6950U.
Please fix this bug!
***Update*** When the DisplayLink software is running and the DisplayLink adapter is unplugged you cannot select anything on the primary monitor using "show desktop". Quit the software and it works fine.
Valentin Prugnaud commented
Indeed, that's a massive productivity killer!
Travis McAshan commented
YES, THIS! ^^^ How are more people not annoyed by this hamstringing bug. Great software but please fix.