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Re: Emacs Spanning Dual Monitors

From: Lex Fridman
Subject: Re: Emacs Spanning Dual Monitors
Date: Sat, 10 May 2008 12:57:27 -0700 (PDT)

Niels Giesen wrote:
> Use C-x 5 o (M-x other-frame) to select another frame. This shortcircuits
> any window managers ALT-TAB rings.

Excellent idea. Although I knew of this solution, it didn't occur to me that
this is really what I was looking for: a way to switch between frames
outside the Alt-Tab interface which goes through all windows.

Niels Giesen wrote:
> On the subject of using a single frame, you can use a prefix argument to
> specify the width of the left buffer in columns. I think you have to find
> out your width yourself. So if your left screen has room for 138 columns,
> and your right one 178, do C-u 138 C-x 3 from your initial single-window
> frame. (Just type M-: (window-width) RET to find out the proper width when
> you have adjusted
> manually).

Very precise description. A great alternative solution.
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