Can't make XWin on secondary monitor big enough...

Soong, SylokeJ
Thu May 18 21:01:00 GMT 2006

Isn't the command somewhat like this? ...
XWin -screen 0 1000 768 blah blah

I have yet to reach to the point in the cygwin/x docs
where it allows the command with options such as
-screen 0 1600x1200@2 .
Are we allowed to specify arguments of this
option this way?
(I'm not too prone to reading user docs/guides
 until I get into trouble).

My actual command is 
XWin -screen 0 1900 1400 -multiplemonitors -emulate3buttons -scrollbars  -clipboard -silent-dup-error

I believe multiplemonitors option allows cyg/x
to recognise the second monitor and to allow you
to move your cyg/x window to the second monitor,
which I always do.

I needed the scrollbars option for reasons I
cannot clearly recall. Without the option, I seem
to recall I could not 
stretch cyg/x window to the extremities of my
large second monitor without maximizing the window.

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 -----Original Message-----
 []On Behalf Of Thomas Chadwick
 Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 3:42 PM
 Subject: Can't make XWin on secondary monitor big enough...
 I've got a Thinkpad with a 1024x768 LCD screen connected to a 21" CRT 
 monitor which I've enabled as a secondary monitor at 1600x1200 
 I'd like to run XWin in windowed mode on the secondary monitor 
 and take up 
 the full resolution.  However, try as I might, I can't make 
 XWin any bigger 
 than 1024x768 on the secondary monitor.  Here are the obvious 
 I've tried:
 XWin -screen 0 1600x1200@2
 This results in a 1024x768 windowed XWin on the secondary monitor
 XWin -screen 0 @2 -fullscreen
 This results in a 1024x768 fullscreen XWin on the primary monitor
 Any ideas?

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