[haiku-appserver] Re: Dual-display

  • From: Adi Oanca <adioanca@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 22:18:40 +0300

Mikael Jansson (mailing lists) wrote:
> Usage scenario:
> Three monitors available, M1, M2, M3.  M1 and M2 forms a wide monitor, 
> called D1 (Display 1). M3 is D2.  I use D2 mainly on workspaces 1 
> through 4, which is where I keep mail, web and IRC.  D1 is for 
> development, where I need to see output, debugger, documentation and 
> the actual code at the same time. I usually use it with workspaces 5 
> through 8.  If I happen to activate workspaces 5 through 8 on D2 (low-
> res), I'll have a large virtual desktop I can use the mouse to pan in. 
> On the other hand, if I use D1 on workspaces 1 through 4, only one of 
> the monitors will be active (at least that's the naive solution.)
> Is this what you guys had in mind, as well?

        Very much yes.
        I have told you, you can have "Displays" that can span multiple 
monitors and you can map/associate workspaces though/to "Displays" just 
like you said. However, as I told you the default behavior is for every 
"Display" to have 32 Workspaces available.


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