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Extended Desktop On Two Monitors, Want to Invert One Image so Desktops Meet in Middle

Extended Desktop On Two Monitors, Want to Invert One Image so Desktops Meet in Middle.
Any Ideas?
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JaySully
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CallandorCommented:
When you extend a desktop, each screen is considered part of a larger desktop.  I have never heard of inverting one while leaving the other normal - the software usually affects both.
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CallandorCommented:
What you could do is use projectors and alter the images at the projector level.
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JaySullyAuthor Commented:
Um, Callandor, then why does it display 2 images, not ONE stretched?
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CallandorCommented:
Because an extended desktop is considered twice as wide as a regular desktop, and one monitor displays the left side, while the other monitor displays the right.  The only other option is a cloned desktop, where both monitors display the same thing.
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JaySullyAuthor Commented:
That is not what is happening to me, or what has ever happened in my experience :)
I have chosen a desktop background, and it shows completly on one side, and completly on the other side. Two images. One on each monitor.
I was looking to invert one, through Display Properties > Settings, so that the images are facing toward or away from each other, not exaclty the same.
maybe you can tell me how to make ONE desktop background instead, for the points?
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CallandorCommented:
If you want a desktop where you can drag a window from one monitor to the other (extended desktop), it will depend on whether you are using an ATI or nVidia video card.  The ATI card has an application which you access by right-clicking on the dekstop and choosing properties, then settings.  You then click in a checkbox to extend the desktop and click OK, and it happens.  

On nVidia cards, you again right click the desktop and choose properties->settings, and then you set the slider for screen area to be twice the pixel resolution of one monitor - if a single monitor is 1280 x 1024, the extended desktop will be 2560 x 1024.
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Joseph OLoughlinIT Support SpecialistCommented:
Hi JaySully,

Start, Settings, Control Panel, Display, Web tab, turn on active desktop
Use an image editor to save you're wallpaper under a different name
Point your acive desktop to the jpeg file.
Resize and position the image to taste.

usual disclaimers apply
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JaySullyAuthor Commented:
No Web Tab.
And I have two video cards.
Well onboard Intel 82845GL Graphics Controller
And a PCI Matrox Graphics Millenium II Card.

Under Display Options > Settings under Display 1. Plug and Play Monitor on Matrox Graphics Millenium II PCI, and the screen resolution is maxed to 1024x768. It is greyed out as "user this device as the primary monitor, and extend my Windows desktop onto this monitor.
Display drop down window = 2. Plug and Play Monitor on Intel(R) 82845GL Graphics Controller, max resolution 1024x768, not set to primary, but checked off to Extend my Windows desktop onto this monitor.

So basically, I have not seen any of the options posted.

Again, when I set the desktop background image, it puts the image seperatly on EACH monitor, it does NOT stretch or extend it across both montiors.

I hope this clears things up a little

Good day Mates!
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Joseph OLoughlinIT Support SpecialistCommented:
On the Desktop tab choose Customise, then the web tab...
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krusty671Commented:
A crappy workaround could be to swith to horizon view instead of the dual view. You could then photoshop the background the way you want it as a single wide pic and it will spread across both monitors. The crappy thing is when using the horizon view, anything that defaults to the center of your scren (login box, scan boxes, errors etc" will be in the center of the horizon, making it split across both screens. I ran my monitors that way for a while, you get used to it.
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Joseph OLoughlinIT Support SpecialistCommented:
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