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Dual Monitor Tools v2.8.1

A software package for Windows users with dual or multiple monitor setups.

Has hotkeys for moving windows around, restrict mouse/cursor movement between screens, application launcher, wallpaper creator and changer and a screen capture tool.

• Allows you to quickly move windows between monitors.
• Launch applications to start on a particular monitor.
• Provides some of the new Windows 7 hotkeys to XP and Vista users.
• Lock cursor onto a monitor, or provide resistance to moving between monitors.
• Create wallpaper with different images on each monitor or spanning multiple monitors.
• Change wallpapers periodically.
• Capture images from the primary monitor and display them on the secondary monitor.

Changes from 2.8 to 2.8.1
Temporary release (all changes will be absorbed into 2.9)

DMT:General Monitors grid fix for sizes/areas of rotated monitors
DMT:General Monitors grid, can now view / adjust contrast (if supported by monitor)

DMT:Cursor Introduced the concept of a group of primary monitors

When a group of primary monitors is specified, the "Allow cursor to return
freely to the primary screen" can now be read as "Allow cursor to return
freely to any monitor in the primary group".
If a (valid) group of primary monitors is not specified, then the original
functionality will be retained.

A GUI will be added for 2.9 to specify which monitors belong to the primary
For now, it needs to be done my manually editing the DmtSettings.xml file.
The location of this file can be determined from Options->"Dual Monitor

Make sure DMT is not running when you edit this file.
If you have 4 monitors, which would be 1, 2, 3, 4 and you want to make 2 and 3
act as the primary group, then add a line like:

<setting name="Cursor__PrimaryGroup" value="2,3" />

within the <settings> ... </settings> block.
(Note there are two underscore characters between "Cursor" and

If you then start DMT and have sticky/locked cursor in force and the "Allow cursor
to return freely to the primary screen" checked, then you will be able to move
the cursor freely between screens 2 and 3 and onto these screens from the
other screens, but the sticky/locked operation will apply if you try to move
the cursor onto screens 1 and 4.

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7,757 13,675 Gerald Evans <img src=""border="0"> Nov 23, 2022 - 11:48 2.8.1 300.1KB ZIP 5/5, out of 52 Votes.
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