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The App Switcher tends to follow where the Dock is located. Place your dock in the monitor where you want your app switcher to be displayed. For example: if you have two monitors and the dock is on left side hiding then the app switcher will be on left monitor. If the Dock is on the bottom, the app switcher will be on the monitor where the dock was most ...


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The feature has now been released as one of several "Virtual Desktop Improvements" in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Build 14316): You can now pin a window so it’s available on every desktop. To do this, launch Task View then right-click on the window you want to pin and choose “Show this window on all desktops”. Try pinning Skype or Groove Music so ...


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I just found this method that works quite well. Right click on any taskbar, then uncheck Lock all taskbars. Move the main taskbar (the one with the system tray on it) to a screen of your choosing. You can do this by dragging the whole taskbar. (optional) Right click on any taskbar and check Lock all taskbars again. While playing games, the clock will ...


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I may be late to the party, but there is a workaround that can get near what you want to do: Type Win + Tab to show up the Multiple Desktops panel also showing windows of the current desktop. Right click on one of them and you can choose either "Show this window on all desktops" or "Show windows from this app on all desktops". You can now switch desktop ...


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This is very easy. Go to System Preferences > Mission Control, then deselect the option "Displays have separate Spaces"


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I "solved" this problem using https://github.com/jakehilborn/displayplacer. If I connect my hub and the monitors are incorrect, instead of having to rotate screens or reconnect cables, I can now run a script (via a hotkey) to resolve this. First, make sure your monitors are in the correct configuration. Then install displayplacer and run it. brew tap ...


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A similar case on Microsoft Community mentioned a workaround, have a try. Start Control Panel --> Device Manager Select View --> Show hidden devices Expand Computer --> Monitors* When you expand the Monitors you will see your current monitor (highlighted) and all the disconnected monitors (greyed out). You may see monitors with "non-PNP&...


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I made Windows think I had two connected displays like this: Right click on the desktop, click 'Screen Resolution' Click 'Detect' on the next screen Click 'Another display not detected' and under the multiple displays option select 'Try to connect anyway on: VGA' Click 'Apply' You can now enable your desktop to be extended as if you have a second screen ...


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You need a HDMI-to-VGA adapter. Your laptop is outputting an HDMI signal which has to be converted to VGA. Some connectors are physically different, but use identical signaling - in these cases a passive adapter is sufficient. Passive means there's no signal transformation necessary. It's just two different connectors wired together. For example, DVI-A is ...


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Yes! I have 4 external monitors and this drove me nuts until I figured it out. Play around with moving the "top" bar between screens in the Arrangement window. Assign it to different screens and you will notice it will solve your issue once you find the "right" screen. I can't remember why that worked, but it did. Alternatively, you can also drag one of ...


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Second Screen only: displayswitch.exe /external This should hopefully help you with your problem.


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An alternative, as suggested by MacLife, is to put the Dock on the right or left and then it won't move. But hopefully in a future iteration the Dock can be kept on the bottom and only on one monitor.


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This displays app switcher on both the screens. Works on macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 defaults write com.apple.Dock appswitcher-all-displays -bool true killall Dock Update: also works on older versions (Catalina)


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You need to add a new panel to the second screen, and add a task manager to that. Right-click on the background of the second screen -> Add Panel -> Empty Panel. If you know how to move panels and add widgets to the panel, then move the panel to where you want it, add the tasks widgets, then set it to also only show widgets from the current screen. If ...


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Perhaps LittleBigMouse could help you out? It's an alpha application, but it seems to be focusing on the issue you're having. DPI Aware mouse move across screens Allows accurate mouse screen crossover location within multi dpi monitors environment. It is typically useful when using a 4k monitor and a full HD side by side. Github: https://github....


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Best practice is to always power off any devices that are not designed to be hot-pluggable before disconnecting them. VGA is not hot-pluggable, therefore its cables are not designed to be disconnected while powered. That being said, in reality, it is perfectly safe. While you don’t see VGA being used much these days, it was far more common 15-20+ years ago....


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The thread How to disable sticky corners in Windows 10? from answers.microsoft.com treats this same problem : When moving the mouse from the left monitor to to the top left of the right monitor the 6 pixel corner will catch your mouse. I have similar problem in windows 8.1 and changing MouseCornerClipLength in registry to 0 from 6 and disable Corner ...


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You can right click either taskbar, uncheck Lock all taskbars, and then drag the taskbar that includes the Notification Center onto the monitor you want it. Afterwards you can recheck the Lock all taskbars option if you wish. I've confirmed that this currently works, but have not seen a way to add the notification center to muliple taskbars.


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Yes, it does know Monitors are sending EDID data which contains some information about the display, including its physical dimensions. Here's an example from my older question/answer: Note the Maximum Image Size row, which says 52 × 29 cm (23.4 inch). So Windows does know physical dimensions of the display. (The program depicted reads this information from ...


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CRTC stands for "Cathode Ray Tube Controller" but wikipedia prefers "Video Display Controller". They are still often called CRTCs - technical terms can be slow to change sometimes. There is always a more complicated explanation, but an adequate summary is that each CRTC corresponds to a video buffer on a video card that is destined to be output. I chose ...


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After experimenting with the shortcuts in Codezilla's answer if you press Windows+Shift+arrow keys you instantly jump it to another screen.


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I solved it by unchecking the box which you can see in the following screenshot. Go to Control Panel > Ease of Access Center > Make the Keyboard Easier to Use Then search for the setting "Make it easier to manage windows" and un-check the option "Prevent windows from being automatically arranged when moved to the edge of the screen"...


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Unfortunately not with the windows 10 feature. Each virtual desktop contains all of your monitors. So when you switch to another virtual desktop you are switching to a new virtual desktop that spans all of your monitors. Maybe one of the third party solutions can do this and run on Windows 10.


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Launch Presentation Display Mode with Win + P Select "Second screen only" Got to Control Panel > Power Options > Change what closing the lid does Set 'What happens when lid is closed' to 'Do nothing'


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There is to my knowledge no good solution to this issue. For some reason the good folks at apple have conflated the top of screen menu with the dock, and if you get one on any screen, you also get the other. Without resorting to a third party app, there is no way to have menu bars in each screen but lock the dock to the bottom of a single screen. (I would ...


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For Windows 8... Here is what I did! Seems the secret is that the arrow keys move one space and not an entire screen... select the program/window in the task bar Alt+spacebar Windows key+m hold the left arrow key down until it moves across


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Windows 10 still can't do scaling properly. But there is a workaround for this. Connect the external display. Go to display settings and set your screen with lower DPI that has 100% scale factor as the primary screen (there is a checkbox at the bottom of this screen). Log out and log in. Now both screens should have crisp text. If you disconnect external ...


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You could try to check if there is a newer display driver on the manufacturer's website or as optional in Windows Update. But I don't think this will change much, as I explain below. In Windows 8, Microsoft has decided that its new and wonderful DPI algorithm, which attempts to get things sized correctly based on both the resolution, size, and pixel density ...


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The only way I have been able to accomplish this is to open a brand new instance of Excel (either from the start menu, task bar via right click in Win7/Vista, etc) and open the second file from that new Excel window. If you continually use the same excel window to File -> Open new files, it will keep the documents all grouped into the same instance and move ...


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Yes there is (And if you use a Mac, I also believe that there is enough information on the issue to answer the question). Just go to System Preferences > Mission Control and check the option that says "Displays have separate Spaces". That solves the issue on one monitor going black when there is an app on fullscreen mode in the other.


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