Multiple Screens Overview

The Multiple Screens feature for Microsoft® Windows® CE .NET allows multiple screens to be connected to a device. You can use these multiple screens as one large combined screen to create more screen space for applications. This extra space is useful whenever you need to maximize your on-screen workspace and is especially useful in publishing, Web development, or video editing.

When you connect multiple screens to a device, objects can travel seamlessly between screens. In other words, you can drag a window or shortcut from one screen to another and you can increase the size of a window so that the window covers more than one screen.

Feature Summary

The following table shows operating system design information for Multiple Screens.

Element Information
Dependencies Requires standard GWES and ATI XL sample display driver features.
Hardware considerations Requires all cards on a multiple screen system to be ATI Victoria Graphics Development Card for Embedded Systems.

Modules and Components

The following table shows the components and modules that implement Multiple Screens.

Item Module Component
Multiple screens gwe multimon

Operating System Development Topics

Multiple Screens Implementation Considerations

Multiple Screen Driver Support

Application Development Topics

Multiple Screens Registry Settings

Multiple Screens

The Virtual Screen

HMONITOR and the Device Context

Enumerating Screens

Obtaining System Metrics for Multiple Screens

Positioning Objects on Multiple Screens

Using Multiple Screen Applications on Different Systems

Using Older Programs on Multiple Screen Systems

See Also

ATI Sample Display Driver | Victoria PCI Graphics Development Board

 Last updated on Friday, April 09, 2004

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