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Presentation software with annotation on first monitor mirrored on second?

I am looking for some slightly specific presentation software. I basically want some software (that will work with Windows 10) that will display on the first monitor some text, and give me a bunch of ...
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Starting Illustrator causes panels on second monitor to be scaled down to thumbnail size

I have an iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2012) running El Capitan with an extra monitor. I set Illustrator's Workspace in a way that my main screen opens in the main iMac monitor and all the panels open in the ...
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Identifying the screen space of a particular screen on a multi screen setup on Linux

Say for example that you have three 1920x1200 screens, giving you a virtual desktop of 5760×1200. I want to be able to identify which screen space each monitor occupies in the virtual desktop. That is ...
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HDMI splitter (dual screen)

I am looking for a way to connect two monitors to my laptop. I was thinking of having an HDMI splitter and then two HDMI to DVI cables to my screens. Does a HDMI splitter which can split the display ...
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Why I am not able to reduce my brightness/contract of my monitor connected via DVI cable?

Uptill now I was using VGA cable and now i have connected DVI cable. After connecting DVI cable, my screen brightness is really high. I have reduced it to zero both in monitor setting and Nvidia ...
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Is there a way to use a PC as an extended monitor?

I have a Macbook and a PC with an attached monitor. The monitor has only 1 input, so there is no way to plug both in. And, it's a gaming monitor, so I don't think a KVM switch would be a good ...
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Windows detects screen which is currently showing other input (my Macbook)

Situation: So this is my setup: Macbook PC Monitor A Monitor B Monitor C My PC is connected to all monitors (through mini displayport cables). My Macbook is only connected to Monitor A (through ...
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Extend Windows7 Laptop Screen to Samsung Android Phone

Did some digging, found a bunch of apps that claim to do this, but none are free and all have compatibility issues (some issues listed in app reviews specifically mention my video card). I am ...
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How to make 2x Dell U2414H in portrait mode (Mac Mini) act as one screen

I have a Mac Mini and two Dell U2414H screens. One is connected through HDMI > HDMI, the other through HDMI > Thunderbolt. I want them both positioned in portrait mode with the narrow bazel ...
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howto conntect hp zbook 15 g2 to 2nd display over acer k272hul daisy chain incl. convert to DVI)

here is my setup: laptop: hp zbook 15 g2 , no docking station acer k272hul (2560*1140) dell p2311H (1900*1080) the goal is connect to both displays to to the laptop and run at max resolution. For ...
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DisplayPort: 2550x1440 fails, but supported by machine

I recently purchased a Dell U2515H monitor. I want to use it with my MacBook Pro 13'' 2012, non-Retina, 2.5GHz. According to the tech specs, this MacBook can drive a single 2560x1600 pixel display ...
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Setting to fix Google Chrome tabs on a WQHD monitor

I have a Windows 7 laptop connected to a 27" WQHD monitor. Tabs in Chrome display correctly on the laptop, but on the high res monitor, they are unreadable. Tabs are perfect in Firefox and IE on both ...
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3 Monitors on Lenovo T420s - Intel HD Graphics 3000

I have a Lenovo T420s with an Integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 display adapter. The laptop is currently attached to a dock and the dock is connected to a monitor via DisplayPort and another via DVI. ...
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In Windows 10 it possible to set a unique wallpaper for each display via command line or powershell?

In Windows 10 I found the feature to allow setting a unique wallpaper per desktop monitor (control /name Microsoft.Personalization /page pageWallpaper), however; I have a need to script this for a ...
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HDMI splitter making the resolution go weird

I bought a hdmi splitter in hopes of connecting two screens to show the same picture. Alone, they connect good, but when I use the splitter, I get an image but its in forced 640p and I can't seem to ...
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Can't use more than one monitor

I upgraded from Windows 7 a few weeks ago and have been struggling with this since then, the only thing that changed was Windows. I have 3 monitors hooked up to my ATI video card via HDMI, DP and ...
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Third monitor setup problems

I have two screens, one HDMI and one VGA, pluged into my main graphics card which is a Radeon 7800. I have a second graphics card installed which is a pretty old NVIDIA. However, when I plug a VGA ...
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Cintiq monitor stretches work area

I have my Cintiq 22HD running off a Windows 10 Toshiba 17" laptop. The work area of my drawing program (Manga Studio/Clip Studio Paint Pro) expands to fill the full width of the Cintiq causing ...
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CCC doesn't find information about gpu

When I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, Catalyst Control Centre dissapeared from my computer, even though the catalyst installation manager said it was still installed. To fix this, I ...
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Is it possible to turn off iMac's screen (without turning off an external screen)?

Typically we can turn off an iMac's screen but pressing control+shift+eject but this would turn off the external screen as well (TV, projector, etc). We can also turn the brightness of the screen to ...
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2 identical monitors - 1 connects via USB 3.0 other HDMI - poor quality

I recently got 2 external monitors and an external USB 3.0 hub to connect them to my laptop. Both work at native resolution but there is lag when I had both of them connected to the USB 3.0 hub, ( one ...
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Window Manager for saving window position and binding to hotkey for restore (OS X) [closed]

I am using a 39" Seiki 4K monitors at work (software developer) and so far really enjoy the extra real estate. My largest gripe however is that OS X does not remember window positions of a ...
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How to automatically prevent Citrix Receiver from spanning multiple monitors

I'm having the most annoying problem with Citrix Web Receiver. It seems to be configured by the company that I'm remoting into, to span every monitor on the client station. Is there any way to ...
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Sound Output Through 3.5mm With HDMI Connected

I have two monitors (ASUS VH238-C) and I am trying to get sound to play through both of them. The current setup is as follows: Main monitor is connected through HDMI. Second monitor is connected ...
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Switch between the display of multiple monitors

I've got Windows 10 and a Intel graphic card. Sometimes I have to connect various monitors to my laptop and I don't always have a clear view of all of them. Is it possible to have the option to see ...
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Why doesn't my Analog output work on Radeon R9 280x?

I have a Asus R9 Radeon 280x. The outputs work fine with digital devices, ie those that use DVI or HDMI. It has one DVI-I dual link which is supposed to work with Analog sources like VGA (with an ...
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windows 10: prevent remote desktop from “seeing” second monitor

i use sonicwall remote access for my computer at work, but i have two monitors at home. when i connect, windows automatically assumes i want my remote desktop to occupy both monitors. since my remote ...
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Get the display resolution a window is on in a multi monitor set up

I have a 3 monitors set up (one is 1080p, the other 900p). I'm editing a window tiling bash script that needs to retrieve the resolution of the display an active window is on. ...
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how to make laptop sleep while external monitor connected (fan still spins)

I have a HP Pavilion DV6 6053ea laptop, i recently got a Dell external monitor, after a while of not using the laptop the external monitor goes black but the laptop fan still spins. I have enabled ...
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How do I stop all my open windows from moving to one monitor every time I lock my screen?

It's getting pretty annoying, I lock my screen then when I come back and unlock all my windows have been moved to a single monitor instead of staying where they were. I don't recall Windows ever ...
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Eclipse sluggish/slow on Linux dual monitor

I know there are severeal questions that ask how to improve the response behaviour of eclipse. However, most of the answers suggest to disable openjdk and install oracle or increase (or sometimes, ...
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Fluid multi-monitor for remote desktops (Windows 7 Enterprise)

For work, I have two monitors. I regularly use a remote desktop, but also need to access things on my local machine easily. From the remote desktop, I frequently have another nested level of remote ...
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SPSS dialog not appearing

Sometimes, I notice that when I click a menu item or select from the most-recently-used dialog list in the toolbar, I expect a dialog box (e.g. Frequencies) to appear but it does not. The application ...
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Disable laptop screen when lid is closed

I'm on a Lenovo Y50, running Windows 10. I have an external monitor attached (HDMI) and I use the laptop screen as well as the external. Sometimes I want to close the laptop lid and just use the one ...
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HDMI not recognized on Samsung TV

I know it's not exactly what SU is about, but I didn't know where else to turn at this point. I'm trying to hook up a Samsung LA32S81B television to my/a computer using HDMI. This is a moderately old ...
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Windows 10: Run certain applications at a different scaling level

I bought a 24" 4k/UltraHD monitor a while ago and used it with Windows 8.1 at 200% scaling. With most modern applications I use, the scaling worked fine and the crisp text was a blessing for my eyes. ...
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Debugging in IntelliJ on OSX El Capitan with multiple monitors

When debugging in IntelliJ on multiple monitors, if I set the debug panel as floating and move it to another screen, whenever I click on the floating panel it moves back to the screen that IntelliJ is ...
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Should I get a second graphics card to have a dual monitor setup?

I bought a second monitor for my desktop computer. While setting it up, I realized it only has 1 VGA slot connected to my graphics card. There is one extra VGA and DVI slot at the back of the case, ...
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make a mirror of the extended display in the primary display

I know this sounds ridiculous, but is there a way I can create some kind of window to view what is being displayed on a second montitor that is extended from the primary view? In the end, I'd like to ...
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Running 2 Monitors with a Laptop - Need advice on phantom monitor

I have been trying to connect 2 monitors to my laptop (Samsung NP700Z7C-SO, Windows 7), but I cannot seem to get the set up correctly. One of my monitors is connected through HDMI, and the other ...
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Resolution with windows 10 and a TV in mirror by HDMI

I experiment problem with windows 10, when I connect my tv with HDMI, resolution on my computer screen get very big. when I go to set resolution parameter, they are all good ( 1920x1080). When I ...
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External display via DispayPort shows black, when laptop closed (it's not off)

i connected my laptop (x230/Win7) to my new 4K Monitor from Phillips through it's Ultrabase 3 via the DisplayPort. I recognized that if connected over DP the external display shows black if i close ...
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Is there any way to synchronize workspace changes between monitors in Mac OS 10.11 (El Capitan)?

Is there a simple method for synchronizing workspace changes between multiple monitors on MacOS with the 'displays have separate Spaces' options enabled? I.e. I have an equal number of Spaces for ...
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Is my Monitor Non-Compatible with HDMI Cables?

I have two AOC e2050Swd set up for my computer. I'm trying to set it up so I can switch to a different system on one monitor (be it for gaming or watching a movie off a dvd player) but it doesn't ...
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Which cables I need to extend the Samsung Note 3 screen to the monitor (DVI-D dual link)

I'm looking for a solution to connect my smart phone Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to my monitor Acer S220HQL. This monitor has two connectors: VGA DVI-D dual link Actually the VGA connector is busy but ...
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will my laptop run 2 external (2560 x 1440) monitors @ 1080p?

I want to get 2 external monitors for my laptop : http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dell-U2515H-25-Inch-Monitor-2560/dp/B00P6O3YYO/ref=cm_cd_al_qh_dp_t I went for the above 2560 x 1440 resolution to future ...
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Trying to hook up Dual Monitor Samsung S32D850T but can't get 2560 x 1440 using a ASUS GFX 970

I have 2 Samsung S32D850T 32" monitors (S32D850T) that work great through DVI however the top resolution I can get from them is 1920x1080. Of course the drivers of the graphics card (ASUS GFX 970) ...
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USB 3.0 Dual Display Docking Station with 2 monitors on HP DV6 laptop?

I own a HP Pavilion DV6 6053ea (with USB 3.0) and want to get 2 Dell monitors(Dell U2515H 25-Inch LCD Monitor, 350 cd/m2, 2560 x 1440 at 60 Hz, IPS, 8ms, HDMI/DP/Mini DP/USB) : ...
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Will this DVI-D to VGA cable with integrated active converter work?

I have repeatedly made bad decisions about my choice of computer. I bought a desktop, read the side of the box and it looked pretty good. Did not check the type of motherboard. It's a Camphor ...
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How can I instantly move the active window to a secondary monitor in openbox?

By looking at http://openbox.org/wiki/Help:Configuration I have figured out a few things about modifying the behavior of openbox. My config lives in ~/.config/openbox/conf.xml. I know that I can use ...