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Old 11-15-2006, 05:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Dual Screen (This one's a lil different)

Unlike the other guy, i'd like to make my desktop pc a dual screen and i have 4 VGA ports so obviously there won't be any problems there, but the real question i have is how i can make it so i can switch between which monitor i'm using. Like, while i'm playing counter-strike on one, i can change the keyboard with a click of a button to work for the other monitor and then type an essay on the other one. The computer's pretty **** fast, it should be able to handle it i just dont know how i would make the mouse and keyboard switch between monitors when i click a key or whatevs. Btw, i have a g5 keyboard with programmable keys so if its possible to program a key to do that, it would be awesome.

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Imagine the 2 monitors as one big one. That means that switching between applications is just the same as if you had one monitor. While in a game, your cursor will usually not leave a game from one monitor to the other. If this is the case, then Alt-Tab will usually do the trick.

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