Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

In Mac OS X Lion when you quit an application with multiple windows on multiple desktops, it doesn't seem to remember which desktops they were assigned to on restarting?

Is there a setting to make this happen? or a hack, tweak or whatever?

share|improve this question
    
There's a similar question at Ask Different, but it doesn't mention any actual solutions at the moment. –  Lri Aug 31 '12 at 5:30
    
Yeah, it seems to be a bug/missing feature depending on how you look at it..I'll leave the question here as well although 'ask different' seems to be meant for Apple –  eskhool Sep 2 '12 at 9:18
    
It looks like this is being addressed in Mavericks...sorta: youtu.be/Mi6AhogZCeg –  Ben Harold Jun 18 '13 at 1:27
    
Makes you feel nice when apple makes what should be a bug into a new OS version and then tries to make money from it..its a bug in functionality because apple supports multi monitors, desktops as well as reopening the windows on startup...missing out on remembering the desktops? BUG! –  eskhool Jun 19 '13 at 6:47
add comment

1 Answer

I'm not sure if this is what your want, but there's a great application that I use on the Mac, called Stay. It keeps track of where you put your applications when working with which monitors and ensures that the applications are put on the same displays when you restart, wake up from sleep or just plug in another monitor.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.