I was a bit excited to see the dual screen option in 2019.5.x but maybe my expectations were unrealistic.
I imagined being able to do edits (navigating the user interface) on my laptop screen, while constantly seeing the full screen preview in glorious 4K on my external monitor. So why would I want this?
1) Because often I find that if I edit even on a good hi-res laptop screen (which is my tool), previewing the images in 4K reveals things I did not see before that require a bit more work. So seeing the preview directly on the big 4K - while navigating the UI on the little screen - would be really god and save time.
2) I want to use all the resolution of the 4K monitor for the preview,
3) And the UI is scaled better on the little screen, it´s just more convenient.
This appears use does not seem to be possible? Big 4K screen retains a sort of "browse" mode while the little screen retains the UI.
WORSE, if I edit on the little screen - and then navigate between the images on the big screen, it will overwrite/delete the edits I just made! And the view mode on the second/big 4K screen is switched around as I change between browse and edit mode. It´s simply frustrating and risky to use altogether.
I have a hard time understanding how on1 wants me yo use this feature, especially with the apparent risks involved. Am I misunderstanding something completely, or is this a somewhat lacking quality control? Can´t see how this could go through any sort of validation process.
Haven´t done any serious tests on the Windows platform yet.
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