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Old Jan 4, 2013, 11:31 PM   #1
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Is it possible to multi-task in full-screen across two monitors?

I have an iMac and an external 27" monitor sitting beside each other on my desk. I would like to have the ability to watch a movie on the external while also having the ability to work on my iMac. However, anytime I put a movie into fullscreen in VLC or QT the other screen that the movie is not on also goes black and unusable. Does anyone have a solution to this issue?

I'm using Mountain Lion if that makes any difference.
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Old Jan 4, 2013, 11:58 PM   #2
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you have to change setting in VLC's preferences. untick "black screens in Fullscreen mode". Not sure about QT as I dont usually use it.
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Old Jan 5, 2013, 12:19 AM   #3
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you have to change setting in VLC's preferences. untick "black screens in Fullscreen mode". Not sure about QT as I dont usually use it.
Nice! Thank you!
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