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hey,

ive got two monitors side by side, one 19" and one 22" widescreen, and they are on slightly different heights (on my desk). The problem i have is that i cant get them to align properly next to each other (like when i drag a window from one to the other it doesnt go across straight). Its nearly in the right place but if i right click > properties > settings and try to align from there it snaps level with the other monitor, meaning i cant fine adjust it to where i want it.

is there a way/program i can use to more accuratly line them up??

cheers.
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Under Display->Settings, highlight one of the displays. Use your keyboard arrow keys to nudge the displays to align.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Under Display->Settings, highlight one of the displays. Use your keyboard arrow keys to nudge the displays to align.
could the answer be more simple? Lol, cheers mate thats done the job nicely.
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could the answer be more simple? Lol, cheers mate thats done the job nicely.
I also have a 22" + 19" and neither have height adjustment. A 22" 16:10 height is about 11.7" while a 19" 5:4 height is around 11.9". Very close. I am currently using a book to align them. Need to get a LCD arm though.
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Check out my monitor alignment:




Two blocks of polystyrene. Aligned by the tops of the monitors, few pixels out at the bottom. whoop!
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Mine magically align perfect when mounted.

Heres the mount its actually really nice and not cheap, rock solid.
http://cgi.ebay.com/Dual-LCD-Screen-...QQcmdZViewItem
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