Primary Monitor and adjustment problem

I have two different monitors attached and I am struggling to configure them properly. I don’t understand why my main Desktop will not change between monitors. If I select one monitor to be primary, it does not switch the panel, desktop icons or conky (which is on the correct monitor but cut off) to where I want it. The only way to assign the primary desktop to the proper monitor is to plug it in alone, boot up. Then I connect the second monitor and it gives me the option to extend Right, and not left. Why is there no option to extend left? Again, when the right hand monitor is assigned Primary, why does my desktop not switch to the proper monitor?!

I have just installed the most recent .iso for Zorin OS Lite.

Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 3120 x 1050, maximum 8192 x 8192
DVI-0 connected 1680x1050+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 430mm x 270mm
   1680x1050     59.95*+
   1280x1024     75.02    60.02  
   1152x864      75.00  
   1024x768      75.03    60.00  
   800x600       75.00    60.32  
   640x480       75.00    59.94  
   720x400       70.08  
S-video disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DVI-1 connected primary 1440x900+1680+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 408mm x 255mm
   1440x900      59.89*+
   1280x1024     75.02    60.02  
   1280x960      60.00  
   1152x864      75.00  
   1024x768      75.03    70.07    60.00  
   832x624       74.55  
   800x600       75.00    60.32    56.25  
   640x480       75.00    59.94  
   720x400       70.08  

This is a pretty long standing issue with XFCE4 desktop.
You can set the output of the panel from the Panel Preferences:
Right click the panel, slide over the Menu Arrow of “panel” to “Preferences” and click that. In the preferences Popup window, General Tab, select “Output” and choose the monitor you wnat it on from the drop down menu.

For Conky, I recommend using conky manager

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mark-pcnetspec/conky-manager-pm9

sudo apt update

sudo apt install conky-manager

Highlight the line with the conky you wish to edit, then click the gear icon on the CM Toolbar to have fast access to editing the position to exactly where you want it to be. Or, you can click the Text View icon on the CM toolbar to edit the conky resource file directly.

On Icons:
The system will treat more than one monitor as one large or extra long monitor and place the desktop icons at the far left. This is true for most desktop environments. If your right monitor is your primary (As mine is, but I keep all desktop icons off), then it sees that as merely the right end of the whole monitor.
However, this helpful individual wrote “Iconic” to solve that problem.

If you would like to try it out, be sure to install yad, xdotool amd wmctrl, first.
Then you can download the code from the big green Code button, save to Downloads, unzip it, cd into that directory in your terminal and
‘./configure’ ‘make’ ‘sudo make install’.

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Ok I seem to have overlooked the option to move the panel. This made everything correct on my end. I appreciate your help.

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