Utilizing dual monitors

Are you like me and have two monitors? Most Engineers utilize two monitors to optimize their productivity. SOLIDWORKS 2012 allows users to span across both screens and place a separate file in each window to easily work on two things at once. To do this follow the steps below.

 Step 1: In the upper right hand corner you will find the Span displays button. Press this

Span 1

 SOLIDWORKS will now span both screens, like below.

, Utilizing dual monitors

 Step 2: To place a different file on each screen you must tile each file. One to the right and one to the left. These buttons are located in the upper right hand corner of each file.

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Once you tile the files your two screens will look like this.



Nicholas Jansen CSWP

CATI – Applications Engineer

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