External Screen

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    Patrick

    This would be absolutely amazing. I really hope this is something that could be implemented. I actually tried it, thinking this would be exactly how it would work.

    Unfortunately I was left rather disappointed. Not only did the app simply just mirror the device to the screen, but I couldn’t even lock my iPad and use the mouse on the screen instead.

    If I’m going to have to leave the iPad open/unlocked, the best thing would be to have the screen extended to the second monitor instead of having two devices showing the same thing.

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    Marc Goldman

    If you are asking can you use your iPad as a second display for your PC/Mac then I'm not sure that is really the purpose of Jump Desktop? If you want an app to do that then I can recommend Duet Display.

    I use this with my MacBook Pro and it works brilliantly. They've made it work on PCs now too.

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    Patrick

    No that’s not what we are asking.

    We are asking if we can remote into another computer, using jump, which is the purpose of the app, and then plug the iPad into another monitor and use the external screen as a second monitor FOR THE REMOTE DESKTOP SESSION. Just like if you used Remote Desktop on a computer that had two screens, you would want to be able to use both screens for the Remote Desktop session.

    so screen 1: ipad

    screen 2 displayed on the external displayed plugged into the iPad.

    This is very different to what you are suggesting. 

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    Marc Goldman

    Ahh got you. Sorry. That would be cool.

    My first thought is that it would have a limited audience, who would have a second screen not already attached to a computer to do the RDP from, but then I realised all those hotel rooms I'm in when travelling that has a second screen just sitting there...

    Now you've given me that though, don't add this feature, it'll mean I'll want to upgrade my 10.5 pro to a new model! :)

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