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dual monitor w/ two diff. wallpapers?

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david_    0

just wondering. how do i set two different wallpapers for my dual monitor?? thanks.

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STPhastPhaser    1

The way I've always done it is to open up your favorite graphics editor, create an image with the height of your current resolution and a width that is double your current resolution. Then slap the two images you want as your wallpapers side by side, with their joining edge being directly in the middle of the image. Then save the image and set it as the wallpaper with the position set to tile. There may be a better way, but like I said, that's how I do it.

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david_    0

...that's actually kinda smart. haha, thanks.

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STPhastPhaser    1

No problem! :D

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BluePhlame1337    0

It's a program called ultramon. It's a lot easier than doing photo editing. Plus, you can set different screen savers for each monitor, have a separate taskbar on your second monitor, and change between wallpapers for each monitor on the fly. ultramon

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+BeLGaRaTh    42

UltraMon

Damn you BluePhlame1337 you beat me by seconds :)

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david_    0

how much resource does ultramon take up??

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BluePhlame1337    0

4.4 Mb

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nomis_nehc    0

ultramon is a must for dual mon users. it has useful options and after using it, you'll wonder how you could've ever done without it.

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SteveUK    0

been using ultramon a while...didnt notice u cud have screensaver running on both monitors :D is there any way to get a screensaver to span the whole 2 monitors though, instead of a different screensaver on each monitor or just 2 of the same?

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nomis_nehc    0

it depends on the screen saver as far as i know.

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Denners    0

If its a nvidea gfx card like mine, theres an option in the settings to have different desktops pictures.

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Denners    0

SORRY POSTED IT TWICE, my neowin just spazzed

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tony-inpo    1

yeah ultramon really is excellent, wish Microsoft would build that sort of functionality into Windows

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david_    0

If its a nvidea gfx card like mine, theres an option in the settings to have different desktops pictures.

I got an ATI 256MB X600...any such settings on mines?

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