Re: Business case for dual monitors

Subject: Re: Business case for dual monitors
From: "Char James-Tanny" <charjtf -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 2 May 2008 14:06:59 -0400

> As I recall, there are ways to indicate which monitor should receive
> notifications and particular windows on most dual monitor setups. Is
> this not the case?

I'm mostly able to control it here (using nVidia with two LCDs). Some
apps overrule me ;-) and persist in opening on the primary monitor,
but most "remember" and open in the last place I had them open. (One
thing to note: if I open something...file, email, whatever, move it
where I want, but don't close it before opening another item of the
same type, then the second occurrence opens where the first occurrence
originally opened.)

I currently have Outlook and a HAT on my primary monitor, and
MailWasher, IE7, Firefox, a Word doc, and a PDF open on the secondary.

Oh, and I've positioned my monitors so that I'm lined up to the left
of the seam. I do most of my work on my primary monitor and use the
secondary for reference. It works for me :-)

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RE: Business case for dual monitors: From: Greg Holmes
Re: Business case for dual monitors: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Business case for dual monitors: From: john
Re: Business case for dual monitors: From: Rob Hudson

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