Author Topic: *Screenpoint* and two monitors does it work or is it just me.  (Read 90 times)

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Browny501

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Hi All

Due to current events i'm working from home as are probably a few others, anyway stay safe and i'll cut to the chase....

My dialog box is acting up and I don't know if its just my code or the way my old monitor and laptop is set up. My old monitor is connected using "HDMI to VGA" and my code is

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there's a big old while loop but the crux of the code is this

(if (not (new_dialog "Externals" dcl_id "" (cond ( *screenpoint* ) ( '(-1 -1) ))))
    (progn
      (setq dcl_id (unload_dialog dcl_id))
      (princ "\n** Dialog could not be Loaded **")
      (exit)
      )
    )
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(action_tile "SELECTA"      "(setq *screenpoint* (done_dialog 2))")
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(if (= flag 2) (GET_LEVEL_START))
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(unload_dialog dcl_id)
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this is my scenario

- With the AutoCad screen on my laptop and the monitor not connected the dialog box stays where I left it.
- With the AutoCad screen on my laptop and monitor plugged in, the dialog snaps appears in the center of the laptop and if i move it around the laptop screen returns back to the center of the laptop screen after the lisp has performed its last, but if I drag the dialog box over to the monitor (still with AutoCad on the laptop screen) it does as its told and returns to the last position on the monitor.
- If i have the AutoCad screen on my monitor the dialog returns to the center of the monitor if i leave it on my laptop screen or my monitor.

not sure if this is for this forum or not so apologies in advance