Dual Monitors

Overview

Using dual screens in eDiscovery review can be very efficient by eliminating the need to navigate back and forth between platform pages.  This tech note suggests best uses for dual monitors while working with the Lexbe eDiscovery Platform (LEP).

Using dual monitors with
LEP

Adding extra monitors to work in LEP allows you to simultaneously view multiple pages in LEP including Browse, Search and the Doc Viewer
.

To open multiple pages, right click on the page from the menu bar and select "Open in new tab" or "Open in new window".  This will prompt the page to open in either a new tab or window and from there, you can move to a second screen.  Multiple documents can be opened from the Doc Viewer (such as email attachments) and the Search page by right clicking and selecting "Open in new tab" or "Open in new window".  Having the ability to open and view multiple documents at the same time is extremely helpful when making comparisons as well as when reviewing email attachments.  Below are some other examples of multi-screen views:

Browse and a Doc Viewer window.
Search and a Doc Viewer window.
Two document review windows (compare documents).
Facts & Issues and one or more document windows.

Search page on monitor A, search result document on monitor B

How To Configure and Use Multiple Monitors in Windows 


Manually connect the monitor to the mobile PC. This function is supported on the most recent version of Windows.  

If Windows cannot identify the monitor, open the New Display Detected dialog box by using one of the following methods:
  • Press the keyboard shortcut that turns on an additional display.
  • The FN+F5 keyboard shortcut is used for this purpose on many mobile PCs. To determine which keyboard shortcut turns on an additional display, check the information that came with the mobile PC or go to the manufacturer's website.
  • Open Windows Mobility Center as follows:  click the Start button, click Control Panel, click Mobile PC, click Windows Mobility Center.  On the External Display tile, click Connect display.

How To Configure and Use Multiple Monitors in MAC

Mirroring displays the same image on each display.  Make sure the additional display is properly connected and powered on.

From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences.
From the View menu, choose Displays.
Click the Arrangement tab and enable (check) Mirror Displays in the bottom-left corner.