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Extend 1 window to both screens?

by rapser / December 19, 2007 5:43 AM PST

I have dual monitor connection. One is my laptop and the other one is connected to the dock. What I want to do is to be able to maximize 1 window to both monitors as if they were 1 big monitor.


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I don't think you can
by Jimmy Greystone / December 19, 2007 5:55 AM PST

I don't think you can do that... At least not without the video driver having some kind of override function for the default Windows behavior.

You should be able to manually resize a window to cover more than one screen, but if you hit the maximize button, it's going to pick a screen and resize itself to that screen.

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My Acer does that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 19, 2007 7:23 AM PST

It's in it's stock dual display and while you can't hit the Maximize you can stretch a window to cross both the laptop LCD and the external.


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