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I got this broken display for free. It still displays, although there's a hole in it. (the hole doesn't display anything) However, the hole covers only half the screen
I was thinking if there's a way to only use the other half of the screen for whatever purposes since it's a pretty big display and quite a shame to throw it away.
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post #2 of 12
Chop it in half and find another broken screen. Chop that one in half and then solder together. Instantly fixed screen.

EDIT: I was kidding.
Edited by X3NIA - 5/8/11 at 2:02am
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I had this application called mouse block or something, that had a box where you could adjust to "block" the mouse and any window.

I forget the name but that's an idea
 
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Originally Posted by cgg123321 View Post
I had this application called mouse block or something, that had a box where you could adjust to "block" the mouse and any window.

I forget the name but that's an idea
Pretty much this idea. Somehow block off the "broken" area and just use it to display temp monitors or Vent/TS/Mumble and the like.
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post #5 of 12
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Originally Posted by X3NIA View Post
Chop it in half and find another broken screen. Chop that one in half and then solder together. Instantly fixed screen.
You seriously need to make some troll science/physics from this.
    
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post #6 of 12
1: Create a custom resolution that is about half of the width of the original, but just as tall.

2: Enable it

3: Use 1:1 scaling, so there will be black bars on both sides of the image

4: Use the monitors menu to move the image around to whichever side is functioning.



^^ Should work.
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post #7 of 12
Just use it as a second screen for steam chat, msn , etc. Don't full screen it, just make them boxes, and avoid the hole.

Also, try a half screen res with 1:1 scaling.
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Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
Just use it as a second screen for steam chat, msn , etc. Don't full screen it, just make them boxes, and avoid the hole.

Also, try a half screen res with 1:1 scaling.
:/

Way to edit in and copy what I said after you saw my post.
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
:/

Way to edit in and copy what I said after you saw my post.
shh you.
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Thanks all who replied. Sorry for slow respond. I was already thinking along the lines of De-Zant and, to some extent, SpeedNuggeT. Thanks to LOL_Wut_Axel for introducing me to Troll Science, therefore, kudos to you.
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