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Can DisplayFusion solve the Windows monitor size scaling issue for moving the pointer between monitors?

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EITUQ
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Hi folks,

I came upon DisplayFusion while trying to solve the Windows issue where moving the cursor between monitors doesn't work properly. Ideally the pointer should go to the closest physical location on the other monitor when moving across the border. But although you can adjust your monitors' relative positions in Windows's display settings, you can't scale them. So if you have monitors of the same physical size but different resolutions, it's impossible to align them correctly.

One symptom of this issue is that the pointer "snags" on unaligned monitor edges, and I know there's a setting in DisplayFusion that can fix that annoyance. But can DisplayFusion fix the more general issue? That is, can it enable me to configure my monitors so that the mouse will move across the border to the nearest physical location on the other monitor?

I'd happily buy the premium version if it can. If not, does anyone know of any software out there that can?

The issue is described in more detail in many SuperUser.com questions, including this one and this one.
Aug 16, 2016 (modified Aug 16, 2016)  • #1
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Corbeau
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I agree - it would be neat to have the monitory display have an option to show the monitors actual size, not just the number of pixels.

My monitor display has my two large monitors running at 1920x1200 much smaller than my surfacebook display of 3000x2000 even tho the monitors are radically different in size.

It may take a manual measurement or something account for this as i don't think the monitors report to the drivers their actual size (although maybe it does report dpi)
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Aug 17, 2016  • #2
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EITUQ
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Yeah, I'd be totally fine with having to set the actual size/DPI manually, but I don't know of any way to do even that!
Aug 17, 2016  • #3
Keith Lammers (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
This is currently on our feature request list, so I've added your vote to it. We'll be sure to let you know if/when we're able to implement it in the future.

Thanks!
Aug 19, 2016  • #4
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Kristopher Walsh
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Add my vote!
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May 24, 2017  • #5
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CatnipTARDIS
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Also add my vote, please.

Of my two monitors, the physically smaller has a higher resolution, compounding the scaling issue. The aforementioned "snagging" is the bane of my existence! :)
Jun 5, 2017 (modified Jun 5, 2017)  • #6
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marksman1
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Did this feature get added? It will be the only reason why I buy this. Thanks
Feb 12, 2018  • #7
Keith Lammers (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Not yet, sorry!
Feb 13, 2018  • #8
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CaptainKeyes46
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Can you put my vote in for this too? I had already bought Display Fusion thinking that the screen size adjustment was already implemented. I have a 27" monitor that is 1440p and 2 24" monitors that are also 1440p. I would be extremely grateful if I could get this to work with them. I would hate to sacrifice resolution just so my mouse will be smooth across all monitors. Love the program and everything it does so far! I think this is the only feature missing!
Thanks!
Feb 22, 2018  • #9
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marksman1
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ugh... I just bought this the other day thinking that it already fixed this...
Feb 23, 2018  • #10
Keith Lammers (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
I've added your votes guys, thanks!
Feb 26, 2018  • #11
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Christian Treffler
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Hi,

I vote for that, too.
I now have a monitor with 24" side by side with a laptop with 14" display. Both 1920x1080 resolution. That really can give you headaches.
With Windows 10 I can scale both displays individually. But I take my laptop to many different workplaces with many different monitor setups. It would be good to store scaling with the monitor configurations.

Best Regards,
Christian
Mar 29, 2018  • #12
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Ryan Thompson
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Please, add my vote to the list, as I had purchased this app thinking it would scale the mouse over the transitions between monitors.

Primary monitor (high-density monitor): 2560 x 1440 @ 24" wide x 14" tall
Secondary monitor (to the right of primary, in portrait mode, bottom-aligned): 1200 x 1920 @ 20" tall
Tertiary monitor (above the primary monitor): 1920 x 1080 @ 24" wide

You can see the Windows arrangement based on resolution vs. the photo which shows actual arrangement. When I move the mouse to the top-centre of the primary monitor, it jumps to a little over 1/3 of the screen from the left on the monitor above. Primary to secondary movement isn't as jarring.
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May 11, 2018  • #13
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Kevin Carruth
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Add one more vote for this feature... Just upgraded my workstation at work to a 4k laptop, but my 2 external monitors are still 1920x1080 and 1920x1200 (rotated). It's quite annoying having to "search" for the available section of my screen edges to move my mouse off the laptop display, and it would be wonderful if this app (which I already install everywhere!) could help.

[update]
I just installed "LittleBigMouse" and so far it's working great; maybe it'll help others looking to solve this issue for now: https://github.com/mgth/LittleBigMouse
May 17, 2018 (modified May 17, 2018)  • #14
Keith Lammers (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
@Kevin: Added your vote, and thanks for posting a workaround!
May 17, 2018  • #15
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Thomas135
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Me too.. I think this is something alot of people want any idea how to do it until you find a way?
May 31, 2018  • #16
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logicalOctopus
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Me too! I'm voting 100 times for this feature.
Nov 7, 2018  • #17
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LeoMantys
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I'm voting too! My monitor sizes are all the same but they all have different native resolutions - it would be nice for the stretched wallpapers to work the same across all monitors, but they just resize :/ and for the mouse cursor and window dpi scaling to transition properly across the monitors.
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Dec 19, 2018  • #18
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Dav'
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upvoted !
really need it :D
Jan 14, 2019  • #19
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Amadeo653387
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Bump...
Feb 21, 2019  • #20
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Keefer Miller742209
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I absolutely support this message, though I'm sure that this particular issue is challenging.
Apr 10, 2019  • #21
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Woolfy
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why hasn't this happened already?
Apr 24, 2019  • #22
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Dav'
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LittleBigMouse has no effect here so I've no workaround.
This is really annoying as I'm loosing my cursor all the day.:'(
Apr 24, 2019  • #23
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Michael Kaicher17422
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Count me in. I NEED this feature!
Jul 11, 2019  • #24
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This is something we've been playing around with, trying to find the right way to handle it in a smooth way. No promises for a release date, we want to get it right.
Jul 11, 2019  • #25
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David380
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Hi There,

I too really need this as a feature. It would really improve the user experience with display fusion for those of us with different size monitors or resolutions.

I have tried little big mouse which works fine for a permanenet monitor set up but I am constantly switching monitor set ups on the fly (enabling and disabling monitors) and it will not cater for this. Every time I change the monitor set up it stops workign properly.

Is there any update on the development process for a display fusion implementation?

Thanks.

Dave.
18 days ago  • #26
Keith Lammers (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
No update at the moment, sorry! I've added your vote to the open feature request.

Thanks!
17 days ago  • #27
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