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  • Monitor Situation driving me crazy…

    Posted by Mark Smith on April 26, 2017 at 5:14 pm

    Editing on 5 K imac and have a secondary monitor set up which is for the browser. The monitoring set up has a workspace I’ve saved and named. When ever I open X the App in in single display mode with either the time line or browser displayed on the secondary monitor and a finder window on my primary which is the 5k imac. What gives here , I thought workspaces was there to define and save a monitor layout and it seems to do nothing at all?

    Duncan Craig replied 7 years, 1 month ago 3 Members · 5 Replies
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  • Noah Kadner

    April 26, 2017 at 8:36 pm

    Also depends a bit on how you have the monitors arranged in systems preferences. ie physical layout and which is set as the menu for system.


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  • Mark Smith

    April 26, 2017 at 9:47 pm

    The iMac is “arranged ” in system prefs as the monitor on the RH SIDE of the set up panel with the menu bar above . The secondary monitor appears on the LH side of the panel
    . Is this wrong somehow?

  • Duncan Craig

    April 26, 2017 at 10:10 pm

    It might also help to look at the ‘Displays have separate Spaces’ option in the OSX Mission Control preference pane… Perhaps change it and see if the problem persists.

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  • Mark Smith

    April 26, 2017 at 11:19 pm

    THanks- that OSX mission control setting for monitors have separate spaces had to be unchecked. Now FCPX displays come up the way I want them to when opening the program…

  • Duncan Craig

    April 27, 2017 at 8:55 am

    Ha! I really glad that sorted it.

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