dual display on imac

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

  1. rifkarachman macrumors newbie

    Jul 21, 2006
    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 ?

  2. Scottyk9 macrumors 6502a

    Jun 18, 2004
    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. rifkarachman thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 21, 2006
    is that some kind of program?
    how do i use it..?
    lemme check it out on google first..
    thanks so much Scottyk9 !
  4. dmw007 macrumors G4


    May 26, 2005
    Working for MI-6
    Here is a Link for the screen doctor app. I used this on my 12" 1.33GHz iBook G4, worked like a charm. :)
  5. mongoos150 macrumors 6502a


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

    Jul 21, 2006
    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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