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I'm working alot in a remote desktop environment. However, I ifnd myself needing to switch back-&-forth too much between the remote desktop, and my PDF viewer on my local machine. And I can't use Alt-Tab or any keyboard shortcut(that I know of)

does anyone know of a way to get around that? Or how to easily switch beween the remote desktop environment, and a locally running program?

many thanks

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marked as duplicate by Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007, jjlin, nixda, Tog, Mokubai Oct 10 '13 at 17:09

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Buy a second monitor. –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Oct 8 '13 at 17:00
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Citrix XenApp does this well. Probably a little out of your scope however... –  Tanner Oct 8 '13 at 17:05
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Have a close look at the above mentioned question, especially the last (unaccepted?) answer –  nixda Oct 8 '13 at 18:09

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Print the pdf out. Second monitor. Alt-tab. Use the windows+arrow keys to tile the windows evenly so you can see both at the same time.

Lots of potential answers for this, depending on your requirements.

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