I got 2 monitors, but emacs can only use one, can I use both of them, so that I could split windows cross both monitors? so If I want to create 2 windows, then each monitor could show me one windows.

  • You're probably asking two things. Please reformat your post in a more proper way. And yes, it's possible. Create an emacsclient instance on the anohter display. – ReneFroger Apr 22 '16 at 11:57
  • Check out this link too, to learn how to position the frames once you create them in your .emacs. I don't know how to automatically position a second frame on a second monitor (never tried it), but you could always create the second frame automatically, and then manually drag it over if necessary. That's what I do. This link contains code, too. – Kevin Apr 26 '16 at 16:27
  • While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. - From Review – Scott Weldon Apr 26 '16 at 17:01

If I'm understanding the question, try C-x 5 2 (the default binding for make-frame-command) to create a new frame. You can have several frames and position them on your various monitors however you like.

The C-x 5 prefix has several other commands for dealing with frames. Try C-x 5 C-h for a list. See the Emacs manual section on Frames for more information.

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