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I've been using a dual monitor setup for years and love how productive it is. However recently I switched out the second monitor and used a single-monitor setup for a couple of days. While it's definitely less productive, it's so much more comfortable just looking straight ahead.

So I was considering keeping my main monitor directly in front of me, and the second monitor slanted to the right. But that looks pretty stupid. I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions for this, where to position them, etc.
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This is how I have mine set up. Main monitor straight ahead and secondary monitor on the right side slanted. i like this set up a lot.
    
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This is how I have mine set up. Main monitor straight ahead and secondary monitor on the right side slanted. i like this set up a lot.

It looked a little funny when I did it. Do you have something else on the left to balance out the look?
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It looked a little funny when I did it. Do you have something else on the left to balance out the look?

Balance out with a third monitor! Duh! biggrin.gif

When I had only two, I had the second slanted off to the side.
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I kinda like the look. Sometimes I have a laptop on the left side. The end goal is for a 3rd monitor on the left. lol
    
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post #6 of 6
Get a Table mount and move the secondary above the main. Angle it forward so you don't get glare.

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