dual display on imac

Discussion in 'iMac' started by rifkarachman, Oct 18, 2006.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Jul 21, 2006
    #1
    hi, i'm new to this forum
    so hi to everybody :)

    i'm currently using PPC IMac 17" and one of the apps
    that i'm using needs to have dual display (one on the iMac
    and one on the other monitor).

    problem is i've tried to use miniDVI to vga adapter and plugged it to another monitor, but mirroring is all i got.

    when i tried to find arrange display, it says that "arrange pane has been disabled"

    can somebody help me please ?

    thanks.
     
  2. macrumors 6502a

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2004
    Location:
    Canada
    #2
    you need the "screen spanning doctor" or hack (google it).

    It works with the PPC iMac (I used it in the past with my 20" 1.8 iMac)
     
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Jul 21, 2006
    #3
    is that some kind of program?
    how do i use it..?
    lemme check it out on google first..
    thanks so much Scottyk9 !
     
  4. macrumors G4

    dmw007

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    Location:
    Working for MI-6
    #4
    Here is a Link for the screen doctor app. I used this on my 12" 1.33GHz iBook G4, worked like a charm. :)
     
  5. macrumors 6502a

    mongoos150

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    Sep 20, 2005
    #5
    Yep. Apple does not natively support dual screen spanning on your setup.
     
  6. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2006
    #6
    back to the shop

    ok this must be the anwer,
    but since i've returned my miniDVI-to-VGA adapter to the shop,
    i guess now i'll run there to get it back

    thanks guys!

    ps. btw it's a really cool avatar DW007 !
     

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