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Using dual monitors - Lightroom

Juditha Avatar
Juditha 12 19 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2019 8:34PM
I'm using Lightroom CC, and have a monitor connected to my laptop.
I've clicked on the second screen icon at the top left of the filmstrip, so I've got a floating window showing the loupe view of the selected photo.
Both screens are identical - I can't work out how to get the loupe photo to fill my monitor and leave everything else on my laptop.
I'd be grateful for any suggestions.
joshwa Avatar
joshwa Plus
13 927 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2019 9:14AM
Hi Judith,

There's normally a keyboard shortcut to change how your laptop uses the external screen.

If you can't find this, then you can change the settings on Windows (assuming you're using Windows?), setting the screen to "Extend" on to the second screen, rather than just duplicating it. Here's a video showing how to change the settings:

Hope this helps, if not, please let us know what version of Windows or laptop you're using?


Stillbase Avatar
Stillbase 12 88 Wales
26 Mar 2019 10:22AM
When an image from LR is displayed on your second screen, if you look to the bottom right of the screen you should see the Loupe instructions - Fit, Fill, 1.1 etc. I usually click on Fill and the whole screen is then filled with the picture.



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