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Old 02-19-2005, 10:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just bought a radeaon 9800 pro and i have 2 moniters hooked up to it. what do i do so that i can use both of them, like one big desktop. right now all the 2nd one is doing is showing the same thing as the first one

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Old 02-19-2005, 11:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You need to look at your video card settings. Right now it sounds like you have it on "clone" where you need to look for a setting called "span" or "extend my desktop onto second monitor"

This is in the display properties for the monitors.

Use the catalyst control center to make any fine-tuned adjustments to the display.

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Old 02-20-2005, 02:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
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ok now that i have the other desktop showing only my backround how do i get the rest of the stuff and my mouse over to it
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Old 02-20-2005, 02:50 AM   #4 (permalink)
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well, all it will show is backround unless you have something that would normally not fit in 1 screen, for instance, your toolbar i think should extend to 2nd monitor, and mouse should be able to cross onto it and you should also be able to drag stuff onto it... i think you would have to change the ratio/resolution to a widescreen type setup if you wanted it to act like one big screen
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