Windows 10: Open windows on focused screen using multiple displays

Discus and support Open windows on focused screen using multiple displays in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Is there a way to make new windows open on the currently focused screen? By currently focused I mean the one with the mouse pointer. It's really... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/ptrsimon, Nov 9, 2019.

  1. Open windows on focused screen using multiple displays


    Is there a way to make new windows open on the currently focused screen? By currently focused I mean the one with the mouse pointer. It's really annoying when I click on a taskbar icon and the window opens up on my other monitor.

    I checked the "Make this my primary display" option, which does not solve this. It seems that when a window gets dragged from the primary display, the position gets remembered and it opens there on the next launch regardless of where the mouse currently is.

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    /u/ptrsimon, Nov 9, 2019
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  2. Multiple Windows display on Win 10 screen.

    @starflyr

    Use the WINDOWS + ARROW (left | right | up | down) keyboard combination to snap windows to sides on screen.

    Example 1: I have Command Prompt open. I now want to snap it to the left, covering 50% of the screen, I press WIN + LEFT and I get this:


    Open windows on focused screen using multiple displays [​IMG]



    Example 2: Now I decide that I also need File Explorer opened right of Command Prompt, so I press WIN + RIGHT while FE is selected and I now have this:

    Open windows on focused screen using multiple displays [​IMG]


    Example 3: Now I need one more console window and I want to put it below the already opened Console by doing the following:
    1. I select the opened Console and press WIN + UP
    2. I open a new Console Window and press WIN + LEFT followed by WIN + DOWN


    That gives me this:


    Open windows on focused screen using multiple displays [​IMG]




    Hope this helps you manage side by side windows better. Open windows on focused screen using multiple displays :)
     
    slicendice, Nov 9, 2019
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  3. Multiple display resizing

    Hi,

    Thank you posting on Microsoft Community.

    We understand that you are facing an issue with the extending the display on multiple desktops.

    I would appreciate if you can provide us the following information to help us understand the issue better.

    • What is the make and model of your computer?
    • Did you make any changes to the computer prior to this issue?
    • Are you using multiple monitors to extend the display or using the multiple desktop screens on a single monitor?
    I would suggest you some steps which you can try resolving this issue.

    Follow these steps to update graphics drivers.

    • Press Windows key + X and select Device Manager.

    • Search for Display Adapters and expand it.

    • Right click on the graphics driver and select Update driver software.
    Uninstall and Reinstall the graphics card drivers and check.

    Refer:
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/wiki/insider_wintp-insider_devices/how-to-install-and-update-drivers-in-windows-10/a97bbbd1-9973-4d66-9a5b-291300006293


    Note: If you are using the multiple monitors to extend the display then please make sure the resolution of both the monitors are set equally same so that there is no issues with the size or any program or an app.

    Keep us informed if the issue is resolved. We are glad to help you further.
     
    Sachin V Rao, Nov 9, 2019
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  4. Open windows on focused screen using multiple displays

    Multiple display taskbar

    Hi Justin,

    Let me guide you now on how to set up multiple displays on a Windows 10 computer. You may follow the steps below to configure the correct display settings for your device.

    Here are the steps:

    • Right-click on your desktop.
    • Select Display settings, then different options will be displayed.
    • You can either choose Duplicate these displays to sync your activities from the original monitor with the second one or
      Extend these displays to be able to do multiple activities using separate displays.
    • After choosing your preferred option, click on Apply.

    Let us know if you have any further questions.
     
    Engelsen Fad, Nov 9, 2019
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