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At 01:31 PM 2/2/99 -0500, you wrote:
>I'd really need to set-up contiguous screens on a Win '95-Pentium II box
>I can get some reasonable desktop real estate going. Having multiple apps
>and used concurrently is miserable on a single 17" screen. I never want to
>with very large monitors again, so that is not an option.
>I've had the contiguous screen arrangement previously in a Mac environment
>was told at the time that it was a relatively easy plug-&-play
>am currently in a Win '95 environment and have been told that it's not
>- I read this to mean that it's not as easy to do. I've heard of
>non-linear editing systems set up with contiguous screens so it seems that it
>may, in fact, be possible. But, perhaps it's expensive or difficult to do.
>Has anyone else experienced implementing such a set-up? How difficult and
>expensive was this to do?
I think this is a feature new to Windows 98. I searched the
Microsoft Web site and found two articles you might find useful.