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Windows 7: Three monitor question

07 Apr 2009   #1
skizo

 
Three monitor question

I have a dual monitor setup and my TV in another room as the third monitor.

Is there a way to set the two actual monitors up with a shared wallpaper and a completely separate wallpaper for the third monitor (TV)?

Or even a separate wallpaper for each screen would work...


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08 Apr 2009   #2
johngalt

 

Take a look at DisplayFusion: Multi-Monitor Taskbar and Desktop Wallpaper*|*Binary Fortress Software - the current version has minimal support for The Windows Taskbar, but I am using a beta of the next version and it works - and well.
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08 Apr 2009   #3
skizo

 

Many thanks. I always used Ultramon but that doesn't work with Win7.

I picked up a copy of the 3.0.1 "Pro" version but the 2nd taskbar looks like Windows 95 and I can't minimize a window to it, rendering it useless. How is it on 3.0.2?
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08 Apr 2009   #4
skizo

 

In other news, that 'DisplayFusion' app apears to have also removed the Windows 7 watermark.
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08 Apr 2009   #5
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skizo View Post
Many thanks. I always used Ultramon but that doesn't work with Win7.

I picked up a copy of the 3.0.1 "Pro" version but the 2nd taskbar looks like Windows 95 and I can't minimize a window to it, rendering it useless. How is it on 3.0.2?
3.0.2 is the same as others. The beta that John is referring to above is the first where it works well. Here's the upcoming 3.0.3 changelog:

http://www.binaryfortress.com/displayfusion/changelog/

Does anyone know when this might go public? Any screenshots John?
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08 Apr 2009   #6
johngalt

 

Here is a screen shot of the DF taskbar at 50% transparency, and only icons on that monitor showing:

-df-3.0.3-pre-release-taskbar.png

For reference, see http://picasaweb.google.com/johnlgal...43358698731426 to see what the DT image looks like (explains the shadow effect) as well.


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09 Apr 2009   #7
skizo

 

Does it only show windows which appear on that taskbar?

In other words, does it just show the windows which are open on that monitor, or can you also minimize windows to that particular monitors taskbar?
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09 Apr 2009   #8
johngalt

 

That is an adjustable setting - either only show apps on that window or duplicate the main taskbar....
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