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Spanning my monitor

Hello,

 

First of all thank you to whoever assists me in thsi problem.

 

The default way of using a dual monitor set up is to extend your dekstop from your primary monitor to your secondary. This is a result of using seperate displays for a larger desktop.

 

What I would like to do is use two monitors as one. Meaning windows thinks my 2 monitors are just one big monitor. I would like this to span my task bar from my primary to my secondary.

 

Does anyone know how to do this?

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  • oblongship Oct 10, 2007

    Hey,



     



    I apreciate you responding. What I am looking for is how to Span horizontally.



     



    I got this workign wit hthe Nvidia control center, but the PC I need to get this working on uses the ATI Catalyst controler.

  • oblongship Oct 10, 2007

    Sorry my commented reply got cut short.



     



    I need to figure out how to get Horizontal spanning to work using the ATI Catalyst controler.



     



    Any ideas?

  • oblongship Oct 11, 2007

    Hey,



     



    I found it!! I downloaded the latest Catalyst controler and it is weird.



    I wound up having to disable my second monitor, then go into the catalyst control center and then go to display manager and drag the disabled monitor icon to the box next to my active monitor icon. When I did this it gave me options to Clone, Extend, or Span horizontaly or vertically.



     



    Thank you for all the help!!!!

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You cant use 2 monitors as just 1. You can do dual monitors, or mirrored monitors.

You may be interested in a FREE product called multimon. It will make a task bar on your second monitor, and add a nice feature near the "X" close buttons to move your applications from 1 monitor to the other.

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  • Charles Fields
    Charles Fields Oct 10, 2007

    Ya, i should have asked what video card your using :)

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    Charles Fields Oct 10, 2007

    So what is the model?

  • Charles Fields
    Charles Fields Oct 10, 2007

    Do you have the latest version of the Catalyst software?
    Link to amd's page talking about the horizontal and vertical spanning support of the latest catalyst center.

    http://ati.amd.com/products/catalystcont...

    Download for XP
    http://ati.amd.com/support/driver.html

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