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Windows 7: dual monitor text is different sizes between screens

10 Nov 2009   #1

windows 7 Home premium 32 bit
 
 
dual monitor text is different sizes between screens

hi all

I am running a Ati Mobility radeon Hd 4530

I can't get the text to be the same size on both monitors. I use to be able to with vista ( they just where)

I am using a java based application with alot of text (only allowed on set of the text) The size difference is like this ---- on monitor this size ---- the other this size.


I have tried mucking around with the resolution it makes the situation worse.

cheers in advance


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24 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

I am looking forward for an answer too.
Using a laptop with Windows 7 Pro and configured 125% sizing on laptopscreen. But I do not want 125% on my second monitor! How can I change that behavior independent?
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24 Nov 2009   #3

 

Windows 7, quite incredibly, has absolutely nothing in the way of tools for managing multiple monitors - in fact, if you have more than one screen then some features (like snap) will immediately also malfunction.

Your only hope of sorting your situations is to rely on your graphics suite software, or otherwise specifically obtain dual/multi-monitor software.
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24 Nov 2009   #4

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Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Aero Snap does not malfunction in dual screen systems. It just works differently.

  • Snap to top of display = as in single display system
  • Snap to the right in right display = as in single display system
  • Snap to the left in left display = as in single display system
  • To snap a window in the right display to the left: press Win-key + left arrow. Now the next win + left snaps the window to the right in left display
  • To snap a window in the left display to the right: press Win-key + right arrow. Now the next win + right snaps the window to the left in right display
A bit confusing but easy to do and remember when you give it a try.

Kari
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24 Nov 2009   #5

 

Aero snap does not work at all on the dual-monitors I'm using, sorry - but I can only speak as I find Windows 7 to actually behave.

This doesn't negate the fact Microsoft still haven't implemented anything as regards multiple monitor management (although they've spent enormous sums on failed attempts to build in voice recognition and control to their recent OS projects...)
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24 Nov 2009   #6

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Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Strange. I use dual and triple displays and Snap works just fine.

Kari
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24 Nov 2009   #7

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Strange. I use dual and triple displays and Snap works just fine.

Kari
True. And I also find the native multi-monitor management excellent without need for CCC or NVDIA Control Panel whatsoever.
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15 Dec 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tjeerd View Post
I am looking forward for an answer too.
Using a laptop with Windows 7 Pro and configured 125% sizing on laptopscreen. But I do not want 125% on my second monitor! How can I change that behavior independent?
I want to know if this is possible as well.
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15 Dec 2010   #9

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

if your screens are different sizes your dpi will be different try a proper program to run duel monitors like the excellent DisplayFusion DisplayFusion ~ Multi-Monitor Taskbar, Multi-Monitor Screen Savers, HotKeys, Multi-Monitor Wallpaper, Windows Logon Changer and more...


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16 Dec 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

What make and models of monitors are you using?
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