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How do I get the button to change the app to another monitor?

windowskey + direction key (depending on where your rendered display is set to (check system or GPU display settings)

EDIT: windowskey + Shift + direction key for quicker monitor-to-monitor moving

 

or click-and-drag the top of the window to the second display

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Ok, so.... recently I got a second monitor.

 

Example, how do I get the button to change the app that is on my main monitor to the second monitor?

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I'm not sure what you mean. 

There is Windowskey+Arrow keys which will move the window you are working with accordingly.

 

However there is also winkey+p which will change what the second monitor does


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7 minutes ago, Emanbaird said:

I'm not sure what you mean. 

There is Windowskey+Arrow keys which will move the window you are working with accordingly.

 

However there is also winkey+p which will change what the second monitor does

I mean if I have google chrome opened in my main monitor and want to put it in second monitor, how do I do that?

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1 minute ago, Dominik999 said:

I mean if I have google chrome opened in my main monitor and want to put it in second monitor, how do I do that?

Should be able to just drag the window over?

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You have just changed my life forever!

It's one of my favorite hotkeys when i have like 20 tabs open lol

 


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windowskey + direction key (depending on where your rendered display is set to (check system or GPU display settings)

EDIT: windowskey + Shift + direction key for quicker monitor-to-monitor moving

 

or click-and-drag the top of the window to the second display

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7 minutes ago, VegetableStu said:

windowskey + direction key (depending on where your rendered display is set to (check system or GPU display settings)

 

or click-and-drag the top of the window to the second display

ok , thx

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You can also press WINkey and 1,2,3,4 for whichever monitor you want to move it to respectively 


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Just now, Emanbaird said:

You can also press WINkey and 1,2,3,4 for whichever monitor you want to move it to respectively 

that launches whichever program i've pinned to the taskbar for me o_o

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9 minutes ago, Emanbaird said:

You can also press WINkey and 1,2,3,4 for whichever monitor you want to move it to respectively 

Do you maybe know how I could make it so, example I'm playing CS:GO on my main monitor and I want to open chrome on the second one, How do i open chrome on second without it opening on my main monitor while playing?

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Just now, VegetableStu said:

that launches whichever program i've pinned to the taskbar for me o_o

That must be for windows 10 then, I only use these hotkeys at work and we are still on 7 lol 

 


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Ultramon allows you to add a "move window" and a "maximize to desktop" (basically expand to cover both displays) button. 

 

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Not sure how the taskbar situation is on Win10, but on Win7 it also allows you to put a taskbar in the second display and automatically displays open windows etc in the correct taskbar (so not all of them are on the main display). 

 

Unfortunately it's not free.  I bought it shortly after Win7 came out and sure as hell got my money's worth. 

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7 minutes ago, Captain Chaos said:

Ultramon allows you to add a "move window" and a "maximize to desktop" (basically expand to cover both displays) button. 

 

1165221811_Ultramonbuttons.jpg.905a9a93b206f3f67fc3765754101ae2.jpg

 

Not sure how the taskbar situation is on Win10, but on Win7 it also allows you to put a taskbar in the second display and automatically displays open windows etc in the correct taskbar (so not all of them are on the main display). 

 

Unfortunately it's not free.  I bought it shortly after Win7 came out and sure as hell got my money's worth. 

THAT's WhAT i was looking for, thank you sooooo much man!

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Just now, Emanbaird said:

That must be for windows 10 then, I only use these hotkeys at work and we are still on 7 lol 

oh LOL o_o no news for a switch by the next year?

 

1 minute ago, Dominik999 said:

Do you maybe know how I could make it so, example I'm playing CS:GO on my main monitor and I want to open chrome on the second one, How do i open chrome on second without it opening on my main monitor while playing?

can't say for sure, but try quitting chrome when it's at the second monitor. the next time you start chrome it should open a new window there (unless you have multiple chrome windows open when you quit, in which chrome will remember all their positions)

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1 minute ago, Dominik999 said:

Do you maybe know how I could make it so, example I'm playing CS:GO on my main monitor and I want to open chrome on the second one, How do i open chrome on second without it opening on my main monitor while playing?

The only thing i could think at the top of my head would be some kind of macro


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7 minutes ago, VegetableStu said:

oh LOL o_o no news for a switch by the next year?

 

can't say for sure, but try quitting chrome when it's at the second monitor. the next time you start chrome it should open a new window there (unless you have multiple chrome windows open when you quit, in which chrome will remember all their positions)

I think I found a solution, it's a glitch with CS:GO, i think

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7 minutes ago, Emanbaird said:

The only thing i could think at the top of my head would be some kind of macro

I think I found a solution, it's a glitch with CS:GO, i think

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