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    One or Two 23" LCDs??

    Hi all

    I was on my way to buy another 23" lcd for my forward view. i suddenly thought that with 3 or 1 monitor the center of the view is in a full screen format - make sense? meaning with 2 monitors the center of a view will be where the 2 monitors join!! has anyone done this?? has it been a problem?? a th2g will NOT happen!

    So - 1 or 2 23" LCSs??

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: One or Two 23" LCDs??

    I think 2 monitors look quite smart, think of the bezels being your centre post of your windscreen
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    Re: One or Two 23" LCDs??

    Good question Shearder,
    The view across 2 monitors when using a single view window will center the view at the bezels, but if you open 2 or more view windows, you can select your center view to be any screen you want.

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    Re: One or Two 23" LCDs??

    Thanks a ton guys. Great points made!! I guess I get new monitor(s) today.

    The reason i say monitors is that I have a 17" CRT and a 19" (4:3) LCD. I wanted to use the 19" for PFD and ND and the 17" for EICAS. Should i get a 17" rather for PFD/ND? Is a 19"not too big?

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    Re: One or Two 23" LCDs??

    Quote Originally Posted by Airhogg View Post
    Good question Shearder,
    The view across 2 monitors when using a single view window will center the view at the bezels, but if you open 2 or more view windows, you can select your center view to be any screen you want.
    Could you elaborate on that please?

    I am experiencing the exact problem the OP is worried about. The bezels are right in the middle of my view, which makes it difficult when trying to land and takeoff.

    Thanks.
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    Re: One or Two 23" LCDs??

    Sure,
    If you are using full screen mode and have 1 view window open then that view will center at the bezels of where the 2 monitors meet. You could however use windowed mode and open 2 virtual cockpit views. Size each of these views to fit 1 monitor each. Change the direction of the non-center view to match up with the center view by activating that window and holding down the space bar while moving the mouse around to align and viola!

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    Re: One or Two 23" LCDs??

    Cool Thanks chap!

    I selected "New View > Virtual Cockpit" and then moved it about with the POV and adjusted the eye point slighty.

    Excellent tip!

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