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Hi, How do you connect two monitors to one PC? Is there more than one way to do this? Gordon Walter Retired AGWSR School Librarian 101 Hilltop Drive Ackley, Iowa 50601 Tel: 641-847-3315 Email: email@example.com > From: Jeffrey L. Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > Jim: > I have never used anything as large as a 24" monitor, so I can't > offer a comparison, but I do use two 19" monitors at home (at work my > laptop contributes its monitor as a 2nd display to a regular monitor). > Like you, I do some multimedia work, but the overwhelming majority of my > responsibilities require my referencing one or two resources and building > another. Usually I'm referencing an email as I build a web presence or > document. I detest doing screen arrangement tasks. I know you can > instantly tile multiple windows on a large monitor, but I find that some > effort in arranging display is always required, and I'm just too lazy to > learn! I much prefer being able to drop windows onto one or the other > monitor, maximizing, and going. > I will never go back to a single monitor, I don't care how large it > is. Multiple monitors seamlessly support the work I do. If I could justify > the expense, I would add a 3rd monitor before I considered an increase in > screen size. > That's my spin. Yes, such does take up a bit more desk space, but > since I do virtually no paper-based work anymore, that's really not a > hardship for me. Hope this helps! > Jeff > Jeffrey L. Jones, District Technology Resource Teacher > Coordinator, Virtual Classrooms and Communications, Fayette County > Schools > Fayette's iSchool - http://ischool.fcps.net/ > The Point, a Fayette County Blogspot - https://edtech.fcps.net/blog/ > 701 East Main Street > Lexington, KY 40502 > (859)381-4124 > email@example.com > > "You know," said Arthur, "it's at times like this, when I'm trapped in a > Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of > asphyxiation in deep space, that I really wish I'd listened to what my > mother told me when I was young." > "Why, what did she tell you?" > "I don't know, I didn't listen." > - Douglas Adams (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galax > >> From: firstname.lastname@example.org >> >> Hi everyone, >> I'm contemplating the move from a single monitor to more screen real >> estate. Basically, I want a bigger screen than my 19-inch standard unit >> because I want to be able to view two documents side-by-side and not go >> blind doing so. I want bigger images with good clarity. I'm trying to >> decide between getting two 19-inch monitors or one 24-inch widescreen. >> I realize the 2x19s give more overall real estate, but they also take up >> a >> lot more room on the desk. I don't watch a lot of or create much video or >> do any gaming. Do do some limited graphics work. This is basically for >> creating documents, web browsing, and communicating. >> >> Those of you who have a 24" widescreen (not 23") unit, can you >> comfortably >> get two word documents side-by-side on it? >> >> Any brand or model recommendations to either definitely check out or stay >> away from? Don't have to go for the cheapest, but would like to stay >> under >> $500-600. >> >> Thanks for any ideas or thoughts. >> >> Jim Lerman --- Edtech Archives, posting guidelines and other information are at: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~edweb Please include your name, email address, and school or professional affiliation in each posting. To unsubscribe send the following command to: LISTSERV@H-NET.MSU.EDU SIGNOFF EDTECH