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T-Bone

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Extended Display Expert Help
« on: January 07, 2009, 06:42:05 AM »
Just started implementing the extended display and all is well except my second monitor has a 1/8" white strip along the left side extending about 2/3 of the way down. The laptop where I'm running the settings is 1024x768 and the 20" Dell used for the game screen (the one w/the problem) is at 1600x1200. Any thoughts/solutions?
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Re: Extended Display Expert Help
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2009, 10:13:11 AM »
Did you set the extended display size properly?  The software has no idea what the resolution of the extended display is, so you have to tell it.  Make sure you don't have the dimensions reversed.

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Re: Extended Display Expert Help
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2009, 11:29:18 AM »
You could also have a border on the L/H side, which you may not normally see. With such a large screen and settings of 1600 X 1200 you will see things much more clearly than on the smaller laptop screen.

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Re: Extended Display Expert Help
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2009, 04:10:08 PM »
Did you set the extended display size properly?  The software has no idea what the resolution of the extended display is, so you have to tell it.  Make sure you don't have the dimensions reversed.

Native resolution for the Dell 2001FP is 1600x1200. Turns out what I'm seeing is the scroll bar on the right side of the settings window. By dragging that window as far to the left as possible, problem solved. 1600 x 1200 displays too small for the room so I'll probably use either 1152 x 864 or 1024 x 768. I have a small black band on the right now which I hope I can correct by tinkering with the offset.
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