In the config file at
you will find lines that define where the workspaces should be when you have a dual screen. You can always read more on the i3 documentation site.
This concerns only those with two monitors or more.
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- where is the code that can help you with dual monitors
- xrandr will tell you how the monitors are named
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- divide the workspaces over the monitors
This line of code is interesting. You want to have the monitor on the left to start with workspaces 1-5 and monitor to your right to continue with 6-10 workspaces. Change according to your needs.
xrandr --output DVI-I-2 --right-of DVI-I-1 --auto