Dual monitors and taskbar spanning

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by RagnaroK, Jul 2, 2004.

  1. RagnaroK

    RagnaroK Must be dreaming...

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    Hi,
    I've been searching everywhere and trying out different things, yet nothing seems to work. My question: Is it possible to span or stretch XP's taskbar across multiple monitors? I know Ultramon adds another taskbar, but I want to stretch the original. Is it possible? Thanks.
     
  2. Glaanieboy

    Glaanieboy Moderator

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    Should be automatically :unsure: I have just set up a computer with a Matrox G550 card and dual DVI ports and the stretching was done automagically.
     
  3. RagnaroK

    RagnaroK Must be dreaming...

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    Well this is how mine turns out.

    Note: Clickable.

    [​IMG]
     
  4. NerdUprising

    NerdUprising [ Method ]

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    hmm, I know two ways of going about making the wallpaper span both screens, rather than replicating, but I'm not sure about the taskbar

    before I drop an image onto my desktop, I usually go into photoshop and add a fake bar to the right hand side, so that it doesn't look tacky, but of course that isn't functional.... hmmm, now I'm interested too. I'm assuming that it's a driver thing, some such business - because Im rockin' ATI catalyst drivers (and I can see you are too) which obviously don't do it, but if a matrox card does it... *unsure*
     
  5. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    use an app called ULTRAMON...

    it does the trick...

    http://www.realtimesoft.com/ultramon/

    they have some screenies of what you can achieve... its what I used when I had dualie setup :cool:
     
  6. yoyo

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    If using a nvidia or matrox card the feature is accessible within the driver.
    Using an ATI card you'll have to use a third party program.
     
  7. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    Ultramon best application I ever seen for that
     
  8. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    Cant go wrong with ultramon! I now cant live without ultramon on my dualhead setup :D