ha ha... You need to shop for new monitors, Doug. Or a new video card.

Doug Palme wrote:
1920x1200 Geesh what is your vision 20/05? Hell I am lucky to see and read
at 800x600.

From: "Douglas Handy" <dhandy@xxxxxxxxx> To: "Midrange Systems Technical Discussion" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> Date: 07/30/2008 12:48 PM Subject: Re: Multiple Monitors


Hmm... you may have just intrigued me to try a 24" monitor. Now I just
> to justify it to the boss :-)

I picked up a 24" monitor for only $249 on a Black Friday sale last fall,
and have it running in 1920 x 1200. Then I have next to it a 20" in
landscape mode, running 1200x1600. As John notes, portrait mode is
very good for documents, PDFs, and code windows. You can get a lot of
height in 1600 pixels vertical.

I've been using multiple monitors for about a decade, and can't hate when
have to work off a single monitor such as my laptop even though it also is
1920x1200 so can pack a lot on the screen.

On the KVM note, for those that have a desktop machine AND a laptop
> right next to one another, there is a cool utility called Synergy that

Another option is MaxiVista ( http://www.maxivista.com ) which can not
do the software based KVM like Synergy, but you can use the display(s) on
the other PC as if additional monitors on the host computer.

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