> Roy Schestowitz <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I know that under Window$ 98 this won't work. With a primary screen
>> that is the external monitor, there is only one real output. I am
>> doubtful that this would be different under other platforms.
> That simply isn't true. It's completely dependent on whether or not the
> laptop's video card supports an extended desktop, e.g. showing differing
> windows on separate displays, as well as on the OS.
> There are many models of Thinkpads (as well as other laptops) that can
> natively extend the desktop under W98. Support for this feature was
> dropped under W2K and then reinstated under XP, go figure.
> I gave presentations for years with my venerable Thinkpad 600E with my
> notes on the laptop's display and my Powerpoint presentation on my
> external projector under W98 with no problems.
You were missing my point completely. The question was "can my (TS's)
external monitor become primary and my laptop screen secondary?". As far as
I know, build-in Window$ capabilities do not give that option. I saw some
nice software in the Thinkpads that allows a heck of a lot of stuff to be