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Program appears on wrong taskbar

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Nathan McGuire24684
8 discussion posts
I'm running a vertical monitor on the left side of my main monitor. I have split the vertical monitor and use a taskbar on the bottom split. When I have a program in the bottom split, it shows on the bottom/split taskbar. But when I have a program open in the top split (with no taskbar) it shows on the other monitor instead of below on the same monitor's taskbar. My preference would be for the program to show on the same monitor (i.e., the bottom split).

I've tried but haven't been able to figure out how to do this. Is it possible? Thanks in advance for the help.
Nov 23, 2021  • #1
Owen Muhlethaler (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Hi Nathan,

Could you send me a screenshot of the issue happening?

Thanks!
Nov 23, 2021  • #2
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Nathan McGuire24684
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Hi Nathan,
Could you send me a screenshot of the issue happening?
Thanks!

Sure, here you go...
As you can see, I have two Chrome windows open on the left monitor (which is split, with only the bottom split having a taskbar). The program in the top split window (Chrome, with MSN open) shows on the taskbar to the right. My preference would be for it to show on the taskbar of the left monitor. In other words, it should default to the taskbar of the monitor on which the split is located.
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Nov 23, 2021 (modified Nov 23, 2021)  • #3
Owen Muhlethaler (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Hi Nathan,

Thanks for sending that over. Could you also send me a copy of your troubleshooting info? Here are the steps:
  • Open the Settings > Troubleshooting tab
  • Click the "Export Info to File" button
  • Reply with the file attached

Thanks!
Nov 24, 2021  • #4
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Nathan McGuire24684
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Quote:
Hi Nathan,

Thanks for sending that over. Could you also send me a copy of your troubleshooting info? Here are the steps:
  • Open the Settings > Troubleshooting tab
  • Click the "Export Info to File" button
  • Reply with the file attached

Thanks!


Here you go, thanks!
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Nov 24, 2021  • #5
Owen Muhlethaler (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Hi Nathan,

Thanks for sending that over. If you open the DisplayFusion Monitor Configuration window, you can uncheck "Taskbars" in the "Use these features with split monitors" section, and it should disable the top split's taskbar entirely and just keep the bottom split taskbar. It should then recognize all the windows on that monitor.

Hope that helps!
Nov 25, 2021  • #6
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Nathan McGuire24684
8 discussion posts
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Hi Nathan,

Thanks for sending that over. If you open the DisplayFusion Monitor Configuration window, you can uncheck "Taskbars" in the "Use these features with split monitors" section, and it should disable the top split's taskbar entirely and just keep the bottom split taskbar. It should then recognize all the windows on that monitor.

Hope that helps!


Thanks! That worked. I realized my problem was that I originally intended to use a taskbar on both splits, but instead of removing it by changing the setting I just deleted the taskbar from one of the splits.
Nov 30, 2021  • #7
Owen Muhlethaler (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Hi Nathan,

Glad to hear that worked! If you have any other questions, feel free to reach out to us.

Thanks!
Nov 30, 2021  • #8
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