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zCon 02-20-2006 02:16 AM

TV out - span desktop/multiple workstations?

I'm pretty sure I should be able to do this. I don't want my monitor and my TV to display the exact same thing, I want it to span across both, or have multiple desktops... I have an ATI Radeon 7200, running windows xp pro... Tv out works fine but only doubling up the display. I don't see any options in the Catalyst Control Center for setting them up this way... Do I need different software? Is this just not possible? Am I missing something? Usually figuring something out like this is easy for me, but this one's got me a little stumped.
I'd appreciate any suggestions/help. Thanks!

Juanzo 02-21-2006 10:12 PM

This is possible. On nVidia based videocards, you can do it easily. Maybe any ATI user here can explain a step by step howto.

zCon 02-25-2006 01:52 AM

I was thinking it might not be letting me either because of the crappy old monitor I'm using, or the fact that I'm using the standard A/V tv out connection rather than Svideo... but it doesn't really seem like that should matter... I think maybe it's just something to do with the software...

Firefox 03-05-2006 08:08 PM

Hey zCon,
Try THIS its software to enable monitor spanning on ATI cards.

Or THIS is the manual for Catalyst, it mentions Advanced View to enable/disable clone view, but I only skimmed through it. Let us know how you get on

ChatMod#1 03-06-2006 01:08 AM

I say you need some other kind of software. I would suggest that you try going to the webpage of ATI, and if there is a support forum like NVIDIA does, then ask there in the appropriate section, and i'm pretty sure, you will get a reply as soon as possible.:)

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