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Re2: vrf Dual monitors...

Question asked by VRFuser on Sep 22, 2008
Latest reply on Sep 22, 2008 by VRFuser wrote:
> I'm not sure how to break that link, but I use dual monitors with Vee
> (I agree with your new guy, how can ANYONE program with just one monitor).

easy-- get a big monitor. 30" 2560*1600 is for me much nicer than two smaller panels. Equivalent to 2 20" 1600x1200's in portrait mode stacked side-by-side but without the annoying seam.

but personal preference applies of course.

>  All I do is NOT maximize the Vee window.  That way I can stretch it
> to two monitors and actually have two nearly full screen Vee functions
> open at the same time.
> If you did the same, the properties could be on the left monitor, the
> open function on the right.

Or just undock the properties panel and move it off where you want.

Of course this assumes that you have one display spanning both screens as opposed to 2 displays with one on each screen. And it assumes that you can keep track of which undocked dialog goes with which open VEE session.

Maybe what's needed is to add "auto-hide" to the undocked dialogs and then make them pop up next to the object that they apply to and hide themselves when not needed. That way focus could stay in one area rather than having to go find the dialog.


Stan Bischof  Agilent Technologies  707-577-3994

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