Question: How many external monitors do the brand new 24 inch M1 retina iMacs support? (announced/released April/May 2021) Answer: According to Apple, the M1 iMac appears to support ONE external display of up to 6K, Every iMac features two Thunderbolt ports for superfast data transfers, giving customers high-performance options to connect to more devices, including support for up to a* 6K display, like Apple Pro Display XDR […] *emphasis added on “a” (single) display… not plural… Source: Apple.com This is
Foxit is a very nice PDF reader, however, a few versions back they made a change that is limiting for multiple monitor users. Specifically, PDFs open in separate Foxit tabs rather than their own windows. This can make it tough to compare two documents side-by-side etc. Thankfully, there is an easy fix to allow multiple Foxit PDF windows: File -> Preferences -> Documents -> Check the “Allow Multiple Instances” box -> Click OK That is all there is to it!
If you have a new monitor and it is only showing a blank or black display after being connected, you may need to adjust your display settings: Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalization -> Display -> Screen Resolution Select, ‘Extend desktop to this display’ and hopefully you will be all good!
My good friend John Odom recently sent me a photo of his current office setup: John absolutely loves his three 23″ Apple Cinema Displays. I originally had one of them in college and then added another in law school. Eventually I traded them to him for some architectural work and he recently added a third to complete his setup. The two LCD TVs in the background are for viewing live reports and surveillance cameras. Overall he has a very nice
While preparing to redo my office, I am planning the “ultimate” LCD monitor setup. Let me clarify that I mean ultimate for my purposes: server management (RDP/SSH/etc.), email, spreadsheets, some image editing, minimal gaming. This is not ultimate in the gaming sense nor is it going to be as wild as some of the setups I have blogged about! UPDATE: 2011.11.01 [end update] Currently I am using a Dell M6500 docked with a dual monitor setup: 30″ Dell 3007WFP – I