So I have two monitor that are at different height (I bought the wrong stand, but I like it this way

My dual monitor setup

I want to position them so that when I move a window from screen to screen it is at the exact same level.

But windows parameter doesn't allow us to use cm, mm or pixel number to position the two screens.

windows parameter

Is there a hidden setting in order to do that ?


no, I don't think there would be a way for that.

Searching for it I could find just one old post which confirms this (https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-other_settings-winpc/windows-10-multiple-monitor-alignment-unwanted/208f3b88-18f2-4a8a-8534-d113cb017047)


I know this is an old post, but I am posting here anyway in the hopes that I can still help someone who has the same question.

After searching extensively for a way to do this, I came across some relevant C++ code that appeared to do the trick, so I wrote a small command line utility to achieve pixel-perfect adjustments to multiple monitors. It also only needs to be run once and is persistent through reboots.

The command works like this:

dpedit.exe <monitorIndex> <X> <Y> [<monitorIndex2> <X> <Y> ...]

For instance, I figured out that in my monitor setup, my secondary monitor was near-exactly 21 pixels lower down than my primary monitor. So, I simply ran the command dpedit.exe 2 -1920 21 to position my 2nd monitor 1,920 pixels left of and 21 pixels down from the first, leading to the result pictured below.

Monitor positioning result because I can't embed images yet

Feel free to check out the tool here: DPEdit

  • Explaining HOW to use this utility to solve the problem will make this an answer. Right now it is a comment with a suggestion, and it is NOT and answer. Jun 20 '21 at 4:18
  • @music2myear I updated the answer. Should I add more of a description, or is this sufficient? (Sorry for the noob mistake, I'm still fairly new to this site) Jun 21 '21 at 18:58

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