Split Screen Extension in Google™ Chrome
Discuss Google Chrome Split Screen Extension and its benefits. What are the ways to find and install it.The extension feature of Google chrome enables the users to perform jobs faster and easier. Google Chrome split screen extension allows the user to split the browser’s view port. Using the split screen extension of Google Chrome, you can easily make comparisons between two sites. If you need to type some text in a document with reference to data from a particular site then using this split screen extension of Google Chrome you can open the reference content in one panel and type it down in other panel simultaneously without minimizing the tabs. It also has a special feature that if you click on a link in one frame then it opens the URL in the second frame instead of a new tab. The sites like Twitter and Facebook that don’t support framing cannot be directly opened in frames.
Following are the ways to find and install Google Chrome split screen extension:
- Make Google Chrome ready
- Install extension
- Use split screen
Make Google Chrome readyYou can get Google Chrome split screen extension from Google Chrome site and from other sites also, but updated and tested extension can be obtained only from the source site. So, downloading from Google Chrome site is preferred. Google Chrome must be made ready before installing the split screen extension. For this, firstly you need to right click and select 'Properties' option of the Google Chrome. In the shortcut tab of properties window, at the end of the address in the target address area, you need to type "-enable-extension". Now, click on 'Apply' icon and then press 'Ok'.
Install extensionThere are many extensions in the extensions home page. Among those, you need to select the split screen extension. On clicking on 'Extension', you can find the install option, click on this option. A message box gets displayed. You need to click on 'Ok' to complete the installation process. Thus, the split screen extension gets installed on the system.
Use split screenOn clicking 'Chrome dual view' option, a pop-up box starts prompting you for the first URL. By default, the url that you watch at that time gets entered. On clicking 'Ok', it prompts you for the second URL. Now, click on 'Ok' and you find the first URL site on the left panel and the second URL site on the right panel. Thus, Google Chrome splits into two panels from middle, all in one tab.