How to use a Mac laptop or iMac with a broken display

If you have a Mac laptop or iMac with a display that’s been damaged 

All Mac laptops and iMacs of the last many years support an external monitor, 

If the external monitor shows the image of a second screen instead of a mirror 

If any of that works, you can continue to use the Mac normally, 

Go to another Mac that’s on the same network. In the Finder, look in the Locations 

With Screen Sharing enabled, if you also clicked Computer Settings 

If all else fails, Target Disk Mode may save the day. 

If all is well, your Mac with a broken display appears as a mounted drive on the Mac