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Vash Nov 28, 2012 @ 2:44pm
Issue Report: SS3 Latest Beta Picks Secondary Display in Fullscreen
First off, the latest beta fixed a ton of multimonitor issues, it now runs pretty well and doesn't screw with my desktop settings. It still doesn't play right in fullscreen mode though, it chooses my right monitor despite my left monitor being set as the xrandr primary display. I have a couple other issues but am going to separate them into separate reports... not sure if this forum is supposed to work like a bug tracker or if I should consolidate.

Processor Information:
Vendor: GenuineIntel
Speed: 3201 Mhz
12 logical processors
6 physical processors
HyperThreading: Supported
FCMOV: Supported
SSE2: Supported
SSE3: Supported
SSSE3: Supported
SSE4a: Unsupported
SSE41: Supported
SSE42: Supported

Network Information:
Network Speed:

Operating System Version:
Linux (64 bit)
Kernel Name: Linux
Kernel Version: 3.6.7-1-ARCH
X Server vendor: The X.Org Foundation
X Server release: 11300000

Video Card:
Driver: NVIDIA Corporation GeForce GTX 680/PCIe/SSE2

Driver Version: 4.3.0 NVIDIA 310.19
Desktop Color Depth: 24 bits per pixel
Monitor Refresh Rate: 59 Hz
VendorID: 0x10de
DeviceID: 0x1180
Number of Monitors: 2
Number of Logical Video Cards: 1
Primary Display Resolution: 1920 x 1200
Desktop Resolution: 3840 x 1200
Primary Display Size: 21.50" x 13.86" (25.55" diag)
54.6cm x 35.2cm (64.9cm diag)
Primary Bus: PCI Express 16x
Primary VRAM: 2048 MB
Supported MSAA Modes: 2x 4x 8x 16x

Sound card:
Audio device: Realtek ALC898

Memory:
RAM: 16002 Mb

Miscellaneous:
UI Language: English
LANG: en_US.UTF-8
Microphone: Not set
Total Hard Disk Space Available: 111548 Mb
Largest Free Hard Disk Block: 14733 Mb

Installed software:

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keks Nov 28, 2012 @ 11:58pm 
Thanks for the report. Please post your Sam3.log file.

Does this happen under all window managers? From which display was the game started?
Vash Nov 29, 2012 @ 7:10pm 
Oh, that's cool, it does start in the display that the Steam window is currently on. Unfortunately that's somewhat unpredictable as the launching screens always start up in between monitors on the very center, but it seems as long as the main window is on the display I want, it chooses that one. Cool stuff. Would still much rather have an in-game option for picking displays, but this is very workable for now.
Vash Dec 1, 2012 @ 2:24am 
Final update to this thread, realized after posting my last update that you can alt-drag between displays. Amazing, very awesome for a fullscreen window to have that kind of ability. Definitely can't do that in Windows! Consider this problem fully resolved.
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Date Posted: Nov 28, 2012 @ 2:44pm
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