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  Reply # 767628 22-Feb-2013 13:32 Send private message

bazzer:
ajobbins: Two monitors are the best. Great for comparing things, or seperating things out.

Often I have two spreadsheets open - one on each screen where I can copy between them.

Other times I have my email open on one where i can monitor it, while I work on something else on the other screen.

Are you using Windows and Excel? If so, what method are you using for having a spreadsheet on each monitor?


You just need to open a new Excel session if you already have one open. So go to your shortcut and launch a new session.

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  Reply # 767656 22-Feb-2013 13:55

bazzer:
ajobbins: Two monitors are the best. Great for comparing things, or seperating things out.

Often I have two spreadsheets open - one on each screen where I can copy between them.

Other times I have my email open on one where i can monitor it, while I work on something else on the other screen.

Are you using Windows and Excel? If so, what method are you using for having a spreadsheet on each monitor?


Pin the Excel to the task bar and click it to open the first excel.

Then hold Shift + Left Click to open the second excel window (works Office 2010 and below)

For 2013 it opens in separate windows.

 

 



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  Reply # 767694 22-Feb-2013 15:03 Send private message

I used to have issues trying to copy/paste between new instances. Mind you the company was running WinXP service packs galore and office prehistoric.

I guess this isnt the case in win7+ and the latest office?



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  Reply # 767728 22-Feb-2013 15:31

Gooseybhai: I used to have issues trying to copy/paste between new instances. Mind you the company was running WinXP service packs galore and office prehistoric.

I guess this isnt the case in win7+ and the latest office?




I haven't had any issues with it. I used Win7 and Office 2010 for a year. Now I run Win8 and Office 2013 still no issues runs perfectly.

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