How best to handle different Resolution Displays in Network

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Newbie needs help!  So I have a laptop with 1366x768 and a wall pc with  a 1920x1080 resolution.  Where and how do I control it so both systems can see the same presentation in full screen. My wall unit is fine but my laptop is missing some of the screen. Do you have to have the same resolution monitors as the Presentation Resolution setting throughout the network.  What settings in Rise controls this..  Thanks
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Hi Steven,

So if I'm understanding this correctly - you are previewing your presentation on the laptop and some of the content is being cut off because it's a smaller resolution than your display.   If that statement is true, then there isn't anything in the Rise setting that is going to change this.  What I do to see my full presentation in preview in this case is to go to the three horizontal lines in the upper right corner of the chrome browser and reduce the zoom to about 75 percent.  Then I can see the whole presentation in my preview.

I hope that helps!
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Thanks Ray.. Its not the preview  but regular viewing.. I added the Chrome Ext to both the machines and one sees the whole presentation and the other does not when I start them (used display ID's for both ext setups)
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Steven,
I'm just curious what is the reason to have presentation on a laptop? Have you tried making fluid layout for you presentation, so it could adjust according to the resolution of a monitor. Or try a workaround as I did here: http://preview.risevision.com/Viewer.html?type=presentation&id=c906816d-b77b-48d6-8f9f-2a856004d...

Basically what I have there is one fixed 1920X1920 presentation. One area 1080X1080 is shared by both vertical and landscape monitor modes. The other areas are the copies of the same contend, but redesigned for two different modes. This way vertical mode content is not visible on a monitor in landscape mode and vice versa.
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Steven, one more thought after I looked at your resolutions. It appears that your laptop resolution is simply scaled down proportion vise Full HD resolution. Just the other day I watched the video on YouTube explaining how to force non-native resolution to a monitor. basically you can try forcing larger resolution on your laptop and it should fit your 1920X1080 presentation just fine. You might want to investigate that; see if your hardware and software allows that.
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Ok thank you for clarifying.  In that case, yes, you are going to have that issue.  With the Rise software, you need to create your presentation at the resolution of the display you are playing it on, so if you have 2 displays with different resolutions, you are going to need 2 presentations.