How to Create a Desktop Profile for Multiple Monitor Desktop in Windows 8
Sometimes it is necessary to use different system settings to make your work more productive. The time in changing settings increases if you use multiple monitors. To help you relax and use your time for other tasks, the Actual Tools team has created and developed products. So, the Desktop Profiles feature was created for quick changing of multiple monitors settings.
To create a profile, open the Actual Multiple Monitors configuration window and go to Desktop Profiles. Click on Add a New Item. Now you can sel ect the created profile in the window below.
Each profile contains four groups of settings:
- Monitors Layout and Settings
- Screen Saver
- 4. Hotkey
Here you can set different parameters such as display resolution, screen refresh rate, display orientation, etc. for each monitor.
In this tab you can set wallpaper views: a single picture over the entire desktop or an individual picture on each monitor. You can read about a few new features of this setting in the article 'How to Set Up an Image Slideshow fr om Google or Flickr as Desktop Background on Multiple Monitors'.
Here you can set parameters for screen savers. There are four modes of screen saver: Current Windows screen saver, Single screen saver over entire desktop, Individual screen saver on each monitor, and Slideshow on each monitor. Read more about Actual Multiple Monitors Screen Savers in the article 'How to Set Up Different Screen Savers on Dual Monitors'.
Set the hotkey combination for quick activation of the current profile.
Using desktop profiles provides you with the opportunity to quickly change settings for multiple monitors. Thus, you accelerate your workflow and reduce negative emotions, eliminating some routine activities. Appreciate your time.
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