Can W11 use EXTEND screen to more than 1 extra monitor.

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Hi folks
I have a main 4 screen setup -- with some Stock trading software one can have different graphs / charts / processes on all 4 screens. Can Windows 11 be made in the "Extend screen" facility to extend the screen across all 4 Monitors so a "Windowed application" can be moved to any of the 4 screens at will.

Running W11 pro insider Preview build 22518.

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Personally still on Win 10.

However the extend option will by default allow access to all screens available to the OS, (Graphics processor permitting).
If you mean to stretch a virtual Screen across multiple monitors that the OS sees as a single ultra wide screen then you would need specialist software AFAIK

Once setup you can select a windowed application and use Win+Arrow keys to move them around the screens, which is often more precise than the mouse as it aligns them too

I personally run a dual monitor system on my main desktop, but can also run a three screen set including my Laptop screen into the mix, either from the Laptop or with a bit of work use the laptop screen as a monitor from the desktop

As stated above - the usability is dependent on the graphics card and it's memory speed and availability but includes vertical as well as horizontal stacking
 

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Works here...,
The only anomaly I experience is, when I drag a window to full screen within the 4K monitor, it spreads across the entire monitor array! 🤷‍♂️
I think it's a glitch with my crappy GPU, though.
 

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Personally still on Win 10.

However the extend option will by default allow access to all screens available to the OS, (Graphics processor permitting).
If you mean to stretch a virtual Screen across multiple monitors that the OS sees as a single ultra wide screen then you would need specialist software AFAIK

Once setup you can select a windowed application and use Win+Arrow keys to move them around the screens, which is often more precise than the mouse as it aligns them too

I personally run a dual monitor system on my main desktop, but can also run a three screen set including my Laptop screen into the mix, either from the Laptop or with a bit of work use the laptop screen as a monitor from the desktop

As stated above - the usability is dependent on the graphics card and it's memory speed and availability but includes vertical as well as horizontal stacking
Thanks

With a bit of jigging around it's orking fine on W11

What I wanted it for particularly --I'm running a Linux WSL2 (Debian) with Full GNOME GUI desktop and its nice to have that available on a seperate monitor in its own "workspace"
I'm actually running g this reply on Firefox on the WSLdeb.png

The VM is mega fast compared to even Hyper-V -- Very surprised at that !!!!

Cheers

and Have good Holidays next week and New Year -- I readthe there's loads of new omicron cases and maybe anothe lockdown -- hapenning a lot in Europe too --.

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Snap Layouts are handy..., a tad bit annoying though, when hovering over M/M/C buttons!

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I have two 24" monitors and a 65" smartv and running Win11. Naturally the smartv will default back to 1920x1080 when connected to the video card because that's the limit of the two monitors. I find it works great to drag and drop some apps or just set some to open in whichever monitor you prefer. I have one of my video player icons on the smartv screen for when I want to stream a movie from my computer. This works the same as it did on Win10.

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