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Hog 4 PC How to disable or enable virtual screens

Symptoms/Issue

Hog 4 PC is displaying 2 virtual monitors and a virtual front panel, there is not enough room on the screen to display these objects. This can be frustrating when using Hog 4 PC on a laptop with limited screen space. 

Description/Explanation of Issue

By default Hog 4 PC includes 2 virtual screens and a virtual front panel, Hog 4 PC is intended to be used with 2 or more physical monitors for best application.

Fix/Solution

Hog 4 PC can be used with just a single virtual screen by enabling "Nano Mode":

  1. If logged in to a showfile, Log out by pressing the "X" at the top of the screen and (Log off)  When the Hog 4 PC start screen is displayed,
  2. (Settings)
  3. Enable (Nano Mode)
  4. (OK)

The virtual front panel can be disabled: 

  1. Log in to a showfile
  2. Right-click on the virtual panel
  3. Select No Panel

The panel can be resurfaced by right-clicking on a virtual screen and enabling any of the different versions. 

Additional virtual screens can be added in the (Control Panel) under the (Displays) Tab.