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Bulotron

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Question about external monitors
on: March 04, 2019, 04:38:26 PM
Hey, quick question if artstudio supports aditional monitors via hdmi with the ipad and if so does the monitor display the same screen with the toolbars and therefore the ipad acts as a cintiq?

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Re: Question about external monitors
Reply #1 on: March 05, 2019, 03:51:11 AM
Do you mean Artstudio for iOS or Mac?

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Re: Question about external monitors
Reply #2 on: March 05, 2019, 07:32:05 AM
No, since you can connect a monitor via hdmi and an adaptor to the ipad and for example there is a project screen button on procreate therefore I was i terested to know about artrstudio

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Re: Question about external monitors
Reply #3 on: March 05, 2019, 08:18:45 AM
To be honest i never tested that. However TV mirrors iPad/iPhone screen so it should work. I will test that later today.

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Re: Question about external monitors
Reply #4 on: March 05, 2019, 04:30:54 PM
Thanks, as far as I'm aware procreate shows the viewfinder without the cursor and the tools and if artstudio would be displaying the actual ipad screen with whatever is portrayed on it i.e. like a cintiq I think it would broden the capabilities of work to be done considering the latency of the monitor would probably impact the delay from ipad to screen. Waiting for your response and thanks in advance

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Re: Question about external monitors
Reply #5 on: March 06, 2019, 04:03:16 PM
I have just tested that. Whole screen is mirrored - both toolbars and canvas.
To show only the canvas you can switch to Fullscreen Mode in Artstudio.

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Re: Question about external monitors
Reply #6 on: March 06, 2019, 06:30:19 PM
Thats amazing to hear but can you see the cursor too?

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Re: Question about external monitors
Reply #7 on: March 07, 2019, 03:43:28 AM
Yes, you have 2 options for that in Preferences:
- 'Show Cursor' - this will show round cursor in brush size when drawing, erasing etc
- Visualize Touches - this will show all Finger or/and Pencil touches - when drawing, tapping buttons etc

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Re: Question about external monitors
Reply #8 on: March 07, 2019, 03:53:19 AM
This is a revelation, thanks a lot.  This going to be a cintiq on steroids imo