This is another configuration that's often used here.

John Posada wrote:
> I have a laptop. Laptops have an external video port. The laptop is
> the left monitior and the 17" LCD is the right monitor.
>
>
> --- Peter Courlis <neat_gent at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> When using dual Monitors, what video card do you use?
>>   
>>   -pc
>>
>> Joe Malin <jmalin at jmalin.com> wrote:  A slight hijack: for people
>> who are using dual monitors, what 
>> configuration do you use? Here at work, we have people using dual
>> LCD 
>> displays. I see the following configurations in use:
>>
>>     * Horizontal side-by-side, most often "tilted back" (top back,
>>       bottom up) but sometimes also straight up and down. This is
>> what I
>>       use.
>>     * Vertical side-by-side. A LCD monitor is easy to rotate, of
>> course.
>>       These are most often straight up and down. I tried it but it
>> felt
>>       cramped.
>>     * Horizontal /one above the other/. I kid you not. I usually
>> see
>>       this configuration with the upper monitor tilted /forward/
>> (top
>>       forward, bottom back) and the lower monitor tilted opposite.
>> The
>>       configuration has a very futuristic/spaceship look.
>>
>> I have seen a few quad monitor setups, which are most likely from 
>> multiple machines.
>>
>> In my current configuration, I devote the left-hand panel to all my
>>
>> normal work, and use the right-hand panel exclusively for e-mail. I
>>
>> think that the biggest hurdle to overcome is switching my mindset.
>> I am 
>> just not used to having this much screen space, so I do things in
>> an 
>> old-fashioned style. I often find myself switching between app
>> windows 
>> rather than moving one off to the second display.
>>
>> Joe
>>
>> John Posada wrote:
>>     
>>> --- Richard Doll  wrote:
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> As many of you have touted the advantages of dual monitors . . .
>>>>         
>> My
>>     
>>>> ??s follow:
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> Richard...you're thinking too much. :-)
>>>
>>> As a long-time user of multiple monitors, consider it one big
>>> desktop. Simply drag whatever application window you want to
>>>       
>> whatever
>>     
>>> screen you want. You'll be able to drag from the left monitor to
>>>       
>> the
>>     
>>> right monitor and vice versa. I'm continually moving things
>>>       
>> around.
>>     
>>> With the mouse, when you move it past the right boundary of the
>>>       
>> left
>>     
>>> monitor, it will appear on the right monitor.
>>>
>>> As long as you don't restart your machine with only one monitor,
>>>       
>> when
>>     
>>> you reboot, each application will (usually) reopen on the monitor
>>> where you left it before you shut down.
>>>
>>> John Posada
>>> Senior Technical Writer
>>>
>>> "I think the problem, to be quite honest with you, is that you've
>>>       
>> never actually known what the question is."
>>     
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> "I think the problem, to be quite honest with you, is that you've never 
> actually known what the question is."
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