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Does anyone know a virtual desktop software for Windows that allow me to start a program from the command line, and assign it to a specific desktop. I.e I dont want to start it in the current desktop then manually drag it to the next one.


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Which virtual desktop software are you using. – Scott Chamberlain Feb 15 '12 at 20:07
I tried Virtual Desktop Assist and goScreen but could not find that feature. I can switch to another one. – terovn Feb 15 '12 at 21:55

Starting a program from the command line is o.s. specific. It has nothing to do with Virtual Desktops.

There is one tool I know of, named VirtuaWin. It is very useful for me. Consider a look at.

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Your first statement does not make sense. The question asks how to start a program from the command line and assign it to a specific workspace/virtual desktop, bypassing manual interaction with the GUI. – iglvzx Feb 15 '12 at 20:27
The question is about starting a program from command line to assign a specific virtual desktop. That assignment needs a parameter in "run" command. That is why i made my first statement. – The_aLiEn Feb 15 '12 at 20:31
or if the virtual desktop program provide the utility to start a program and automatically assign it to one of the available desktops :) – terovn Feb 15 '12 at 21:56
I just tried VirtualWin and it is cool. It allows setting up rule to move program to a certain desktop as they start up. Thanks a bunch. – terovn Feb 15 '12 at 23:38

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