RE: Eye, I, aye! Display this!

Subject: RE: Eye, I, aye! Display this!
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 11:22:35 -0400

Well, I don't know how I'd manage more.
The one drawback that I've found with the Kangaroo workstation is that it has fixed (front-to-back) position of the displays, and the platform is a fixed depth, so when I've got the keyboard in place to work, I'm quite close to the screens. At least, that's the case while I'm standing. When seated, I can put the keyboard in my lap and sit back as far as I like.

Anyway, the upshot is that, when standing (the preferred mode), I'm pretty-much limited to the two screens, and they pretty-much fill my field of vision anyway. Nearby, I have another PC (for connecting equipment to test) with its own monitor. If the two main monitors on my workstation were lesser resolution, it would be a problem.

However, for organization purposes, I might still be in the market for a good virtual-desktop app. Currently using Windows XP Pro. Expect to be switched over to Windows 7 around year-end.

-----Original Message-----
From: John Posada [mailto:jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 9:27 AM
To: McLauchlan, Kevin
Cc: Gene Kim-Eng; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Eye, I, aye! Display this!

If I had to go back to just two monitors, it would be like working
with one hand tied.

OTOH...better you don't try it...you can't miss what you don't know.. :-)


On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 9:16 AM, McLauchlan, Kevin
<Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:

> It turned out to be some conflict between the Windows setup and the nVidia setup.
>
> It's now working exactly the way I want it - when the laptop is stand-alone, it displays on its own onboard screen. When it's in the dock, it shuts off the onboard screen and displays on the two external screens.  AND in much higher resolution (1600x1200 on each screen).


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References:
Eye, I, aye! Display this!: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: Eye, I, aye! Display this!: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: Eye, I, aye! Display this!: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: Eye, I, aye! Display this!: From: John Posada

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