Re: New writer looking for advice

Subject: Re: New writer looking for advice
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Helen OBoyle <hoboyle -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:42:21 -0400

Agreed, I find it extremely difficult to work with just one screen (it
feels like running in sand). In some cases even 2 screens seem limiting
when I'm actively using multiple applications at the same time.

On Sun, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:15 PM, Helen OBoyle <hoboyle -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Why would a tech writer need two monitors?
>
> Application window or code I'm researching goes on one display, text files
> go on the other. I find a dual-monitor setup to be *essential*. At work I
> run with two 24" screens. At home, it's two 27" screens.
>
>
> On Sat, Apr 18, 2015 at 5:21 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
> > Why would a tech writer need two monitors, let alone three, which
> > sounds like an ergonomic nightmare?
> >
> > I can only look in one place at a time and I can context-switch with
> > keyboard shortcuts and my KVM switch as fast as I could look at a
> > different screen. Large displays with 16:9 aspect ratios provide such
> > huge desktops that I can treat them like two displays anyway.
> --
>
Bill Swallow
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References:
Re: New writer looking for advice: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: New writer looking for advice: From: carolyn223 palo
Re: New writer looking for advice: From: Mike Starr
RE: New writer looking for advice: From: Paul Hanson
Re: New writer looking for advice: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: New writer looking for advice: From: Helen OBoyle

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