jviers

Likely simple...ArcMap opening on alternate/wrong monitor of two

Discussion created by jviers on May 11, 2010
Latest reply on Jan 23, 2018 by dca.uw
Greetings -

There is probably a simple answer to my issue but searching has turned up nothing specific yet.

I have two monitors, one larger than the other on which I place ArcMap and the other, smaller one, is used for attribute tables, Viewers, other programs, etc. At some point I placed ArcMap on the smaller monitor and now when run it opens on the smaller one (rather than the main, larger one, the desired behavior). As a quick-fix idea I deleted normal.mxt but this changed nothing. My taskbar, start menu, etc. are found on the main monitor. Is there something to "reset" the default open behavior? I might be able to unplug the smaller monitor and force all activity to the larger but I have done this in the past and it screws up some things.

It clearly should not matter but...Windows 7 64-bit, Core 2 Quad Q9550, 8g RAM, nVidia 9600GT (latest drivers), Hanns-G LCDs, ArcGIS 9.

Thanks much; cheers, Joel

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