Multiple displays with VNC for Windows
Tue Jun 10 17:09:01 2003
> > In this sense, WinVNC does not support more than one display per host.
"Beerse, Corni" wrote:
> WinVNC does not support more than one $DISPLAY setting per
> host since there can run only one WinVNC server per host.
> If you have multiple monitors connected to one
> display-adapter resulting in a system where you can have a
> single window spread over both (all?) monitors, I think vnc
> only sees a single-large display and forwards that, since it
> just sees the entire screen.
**** Wishful thinking ****
That is what WinVNC *should* do, but in fact, the WinVNC code will only see
the primary monitor. Even if they are joined to a single desktop (i.e.,
windows can float between monitors). This is doubtless because of the
low-level inspection of Windows display handling.