Now here's a strange thing
by MarkFlax - 11/19/11 12:50 PM
In Reply to: Windows side by side by dedlnr
Despite what I said and showed you, (link to ImageShack) above, I have just encountered a failure in my Side-by-Side.
My first attempt in the image before was of 3 browser windows, using 2 Firefox windows and one IE window.
But look at the first image below, "3sidebysidefailed.jpg". I used 3 different application windows, Firefox, Windows Explorer and CCleaner. But CCleaner didn't change to side by side and I only got the other two to do that.
I tried with other application windows. In the 2nd link below I used VLC (media player), Firefox and Windows Explorer, and they configured to side by side.
In the 3rd image link below I tried Notepad, Firefox and Windows Explorer, and they also changed position to side by side.
So, my system with Windows 7 Ultimate is not infallible. I have to wonder if this fails or succeeds depending which application window is opened.
So, tell me this. Can you get two browser windows to change to Side by Side? I've just tried with two Firefox windows and then with two IE windows and they both worked. If you can get two windows side by side, then there is nothing wrong fundamentally with your system.
But if two browser windows fail, then there is a fault. May be it is what Bob says, a fault in the video card or the driver. Or may be the video card isn't up to it. I don't know.
If you can get two to work, then experiment is in order. Try 3 browser windows, then try 3 different application windows.
Try two Word windows, then 3 Word windows. Try different combinations.
Let us know what you find out.
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