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Random wallpaper changer not working

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mostlyhuman
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I have monitor 2 set to randomly change between 2 images and set the timer for 5 minutes but it never changes. Monitor 1 is set to always show the same picture. Any ideas? I attached a pic of my settings.
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Jun 7, 2009  • #1
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benway
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Might check to see that "freeze current images" isn't selected (see attachment). It's caught me a few times as it doesn't jump out at you that it's selected.
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Jun 8, 2009  • #2
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mostlyhuman
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hmm its not checked, also when i click to goto next image, the image doesnt change either. im stumped.
Jun 8, 2009  • #3
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benway
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For a test, I'd point each monitor to a directory of pictures each (not individual files) and hit random and see if it works then...
Jun 8, 2009  • #4
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mostlyhuman
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I removed the two pictures and just pointed it to the My Pictures folder and this worked. So then I created a new folder and dropped those two images into it and added that folder by itself and then it didnt work again. Maybe it hates me?
Jun 8, 2009  • #5
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mostlyhuman
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okay i figured out work around, definitely seems like a bug. One of the two images on my left monitor was set to permanently display on my right monitor. If I make a copy of the image that shows on both and rename it then it starts randomizing on the left monitor. weird, but at least the workaround works.
Jun 8, 2009  • #6
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I think the problem is that DisplayFusion tries to never show the same image on both monitors. However with 2 images and 2 monitors this doesn't work very well. I will be making some changes to this algorithm in the next version to correct this. Thanks!
Jun 9, 2009  • #7
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