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With many of us, the free hand is the least dexterious and controllable one; we evidently are not as fortunate as you to be coordinated in both hands or equally dexterious in both. I know that I tend to favor my right hand over my left which results in anever so slight disruption in my work flow when I have to undertake an operation that calls for use of the other hand. I find that this is less true when it comes to turniong my head from one monitor to another. -----Original Message----- From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Jon and Amy Harris Sent: Sunday, June 09, 2002 5:23 PM To: email@example.com Subject: RE: Two-Monitor advantage? (was LCD Monitors) > -----Original Message----- > From: firstname.lastname@example.org > [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of David Dyer-Bennet > Sent: Sunday, June 09, 2002 9:52 AM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: Two-Monitor advantage? (was LCD Monitors) > > "Konrad Poth" <email@example.com> writes: > > > In response to a question I asked about setting up a > double-monitor system, > > I received the replies below. > > > > Rob Meier recommends just using Shift-Tab to hide the tools rather than > > shifting the eyes between two monitors. > > > > I would like to hear from those who use two monitors - or who have tried > > that system and reverted - as to the advantages and > disadvantages. Does it > > enhance your workflow? Is it more cumbersome than practical? > Why not just > > use Shift-Tab to hide/show tools? > > Because when I'm doing graphics work, my hand is mostly on the mouse, > not the keyboard. Shift-tab is *much* more trouble than slithering > over to the other monitor. What about your other hand? For me, one hand stays on my keyboard for shift-tab, Ctrl-Z (undo), copy/paste, etc. while the other is free for the mouse. - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions. - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.