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Assigning a virtual desktop to a monitor in Windows 10

Is there a way to assign a virtual desktop to a monitor in Windows 10 (i.e. have every monitor show a different VD)?
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Windows 10 Virtual Desktops and multiple program instances

I'm having an issue with the new Virtual Desktops in Windows 10. For example: From Desktop 1, double click the file "test1.xlsx". This will open the file in a new instance of Excel (specifically ...
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Windows 10, virtual desktops. Is it possible to share some apps between the desktops

I'm just starting to use virtual desktops and I use it to split work & non-work activity. However, some application I want on both virtual desktops like Skype, outlook,.. . Outlook allows you to ...
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Starting Programs in a Specific Virtual Desktop

When I boot my laptop, I'd like to have two programs open, A and B. I can do this using the startup folder, but I'd like to open A in my first desktop and B in my second desktop. Is this possible in ...
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Do programs on Inactive Virtual Desktop still use the memory in Windows 10?

Really, I was wondering if there is a point to multiple desktops, beyond a users personal organization, Like is there some type of performance boost or something? Specifically, If I have Chrome with ...
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Windows 10 second screen shared across all virtual desktops

I was wondering if it was at all possible to share the second screen across all virtual desktops instead of it switching along with the first screen to the new virtual desktop. This feature is in ...
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Is there a way to change the Window 10 virtual desktop name [duplicate]

In Windows 10 there are virtual desktops. Unfortunately, the are by default Desktop 1, Desktop 2, etc. Or as in my screenshot Bureaublad 1, Bureaublad 2. Is there a way to rename them to something ...
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Windows 10 does not switch desktops from left to right

I have just upgraded my Windows from 7 to 10 and encountered a bug: Ctrl+Win+Left does switch desktops from right to left but Ctrl+Win+Right, which is expected to switch from left to right, does ...
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windows 10 change virtual desktop hotkeys without external utilities

I'm trying to figure out how to change hotkeys for switching virtual desktops on windows 10, I know about AutoHotkey, but I don't want make crutches, may be some register edits or something else?
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AutoHotKey - Custom shortcut to switch to next/previous desktop in Windows 10

I have written a small AutoHotKey script to switch virtual desktops in Windows 10. I wrote this code so that I could switch desktops with my own custom keyboard shortcut instead of using Windows 10's ...
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How to I move desktops between monitors and reorder them in Windows 10?

I use the Spaces feature in OS X quite heavily so when I heard Windows 10 would support a similar feature I was excited to try. Upon attempting to build my virtual desktop workflow similar to that of ...
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Avoid automatically switching to other virtual desktop when opening a folder again

Recently, I have been playing around with virtual desktops in Windows 10 and was surprised by the following behaviour: I have a folder lying on my desktop. On virtual desktop 1, I open the folder ...
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Windows 10 Multiple Desktop Affinity for processes

I've never really used multiple desktops before on different operating systems, so maybe this is just how they work. But if I kick off a process on one desktop, and then switch to another desktop ...
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Pin applications to multiple desktops in Windows 10

One of the big new features for Windows is the fact that multiple "virtual" desktops are now natively supported, allowing you to organise collections of windows together and separate groups of tasks. ...
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Multiple desktops on multiple displays in Windows 10

At my desk, I have a second monitor plugged into my laptop. When I unplug it and go away, all the windows on the second display get crammed onto my laptop screen. I would like to have that second ...
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How to move a window, or switch, to workspace N using keyboard?

Is there a way to achieve this using Autohotkey if there is no native functionality for it?
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Send a virtual desktop (from Desktops 2.0) to HDMI

I have Windows 8 and I use the wonderful Desktops 2.0 app: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc817881.aspx . It let me have 4 multiple virtual desktops as I was used in linux. When I attach ...
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qemu virtual machine send desktop switching command to host

I would like to set up qemu/virt-manager/spice so that I can run a VM full-screen on its own KDE virtual desktop. I have ctrl-alt-{up,down} set up as desktop switching shortcuts, but I need a way to ...
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Divide the screen in windows 7

I have to work on a debugger in one window and the source code and testing in another 2 windows. I have one large monitor. Doing Alt+Tab frequently is beginning ot hurt my fingers. I was looking for ...
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VirtuaWin, Firefox, New Window

I use VirtuaWin as window manager. Usually when I open new applications, new instances are opened on the current desktop. In Firefox, when I click on a link from outside (i.e., when the Windows URI ...
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While Deploying Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), I'm not able to add any VM's in the Collection

I am trying to create a Virtual Desktop collection, when ever i reach the page where it asks to select a Virtual Desktop Template it does not detect any Virtual Desktop even when I have a VM on the ...
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Move a screen from one virtual desktop to the other

I'm using the "Desktops" program by sysinternals. I'm wondering if it's possible to move a screen to one of the other virtual desktops?
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Run IE Frame Inside Chrome

We're in situation where we run a legacy application on silverlight which we are now starting experience issues in chrome being they are depreciating NPAPI functionality. We're trying to workout ...
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Restore open applications, documents, and window state

When working on a project, I generally have a couple of Explorer windows open to relevant folders and a couple of applications (e.g. Eclipse and a form development tool) open to specific ...
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How to map a virtual desktop to a monitor in a multiple monitor setup?

OS: Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Microsoft Windows 7 My laptop is plugged to a docking station that supports dual monitors, which I use extensively. I have windows placed where I want them. All is ...
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Switching between user sessions in Windows (Virtual Desktop)

I am looking for a quick way to switch between sessions of different user accounts(Quicker than the standard way, and without re-entering passwords each time). I am thinking of Virtual desktops ...
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Is there a way to use the keyboard to move an application to another Space on OS X?

I'm using Spaces on OS X, and I'd like to replicate the Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> functionality (or is it Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> -- I can never remember) in Gnome that causes the currently selected ...
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Move window to new desktop in Windows 10?

In the current Windows 10 tech preview, you can finally add new "virtual" desktops and quickly jump between them. But is it possible to move an open window (for example a browser) from one desktop to ...
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Oversized (higher resolution) virtual desktop by scaling/zooming out for Windows (XP)?

Is there any virtual desktop for Windows (XP) which can emulate higher resolution by scaling/zooming out?
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Accessing second display over first monitor

I got and projector on my computer which totaly works fine. I can move windows back and forth with keybinds and what not. Usually thats all I need but sometimes I need to interact. Like clicking ...
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Is there a way to move the current window to another desktop without using a mouse in OS X?

In OS X as I'm aware to move the current window to the next desktop, I'd click down on the title bar of the window to have it in move mode, and then while keeping the mouse button down, press ...
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VirtuaWin - Show window on 2 out of 4 Desktops

Is there a way to configure VirtuaWin (http://virtuawin.sourceforge.net/) so that a window is displayed on more than 1 desktop, but not on all of them? For example I want to show Visual Studio on ...
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How to make different firefox windows recognizable by VirtuaWin?

I want to automatically move certain windows of firefox based on <criteria>* to certain virtual desktops. VirtuaWin supports this but it needs Class Name: MozillaWindowClass Window ...
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How to disable flashing VirtuaWin systray icon? Window is not responding

I have to run an application which is not responding so ViruaWin isn't able to manage it. (There is a "1 window not responding" tooltip on its systray icon.) Because of the hanging VirtuaWin flashes ...
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AutoHotKey and VirtuaWin window switching

I've got a AHK script that looks for an active Emacs window and switches to it. However, since I'm using VirtuaWin now, this script stopped working -- it only works on the virtual display where Emacs ...
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VirtuaWin shows Visual Studio 2010 in all Desktops

I'm using VirtuaWin in Windows 7 to have virtual desktop functionality and I think this program is awesome. There's one small issue, though: on the computer at work, when moving to another desktop it ...
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How to set up a virtual screen or desktop?

On Windows, I installed Rainmeter and while searching through the position options for the widgets, it had a tick box next to my default monitor, but below that it said "@0: Virtual Screen". I did ...
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Are Virtual-Desktop Managers good or bad for system resources?

I am looking at Virtual-Desktop Managers for Windows 7. Right now it seems that VirtualWin is supposed to be about the best one available for use on Windows. I have never used anything like this ...
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Dexpot carries malware?

Dexpot appears to have a lion market share as far as virtual desktop managers go. It also seems to have a rep for adware/bloatware or worse; at least the dexpot.de site does: ...
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Workspace Cycling With Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Or Mouse Wheel On Windows

Many Linux distro desktops cycle workspaces with Ctrl+Alt+Arrow keys. Yet virtual desktops for Windows seem to only allow switching by indicating desktops by number. Is there a way to cycle with hot ...
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Is there a Linux window manager that allows separate virtual desktops (workspaces) on separate monitors?

For instance, in Gnome, I can set up multiple Gnome workspaces. But when I add a second monitor, all I get is my current workspace extended onto the second monitor. I hate it. Every time I run a ...
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Separate Windows desktops on 1 over 3 monitor setup

If I have a 1-over-3 monitor (shown below), is it possible to split the desktop experience into two sections -- one for the bottom three, and a separate for the top one? For example, I want to use ...
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Limit alt-tab icons to current desktop in Dexpot

I'm primarily a Linux user but I use Win7 at work. I really like the Linux multiple desktops functionality, so looked around and found Dexpot to duplicate it on Windows. One thing I can't seem to ...
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Dexpot - Exclude Monitor(s) Settings?

I´m running Windows 7 with a dual monitor setup. I would like to use the main monitor for multiple desktops, but keep the secondary monitor always the same for my Outlook and IM client. I've tried ...
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Pinning different programs to each virtual desktop's taskbar

I use Mark Russinovich's Desktops to organize my windows in my work computer. Is it possible to pin different programs to each virtual desktop's taskbar? For example: Desktop 1: Chrome, Windows ...
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Running Multiple Instances of Firefox

I am running SysInternal's Desktops 1.02 and FireFox 3.6.2. I have noticed that while I can have Internet Explorer 8 open in multiple virtual desktops, you can not do the same with Firefox. If you try ...
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Selectively duplicate windows on second monitor

I'm preparing for a live coding session where I will be giving a talk and programming in front of the audience. I would like the projector to only show my IDE (Visual Studio, emacs, ...), and my ...
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How to get terminal windows to span multiple desktops in OSX

When I moved a terminal window from one virtual desktop to another, all of the terminal windows opened move with it to the new desktop. Is there any way to make them go on separate desktops? I am on ...
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Use active application in fullscreen mode (not maximized)

With my FullHD monitor I use application bar fixed to right. That way I have good overview of other applications and their switching is easy. Sometimes I use applications that need lot of space ...
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Multiple OSX users to multiple spaces

IS there a way to have multiple users on OSX active at the same time, and switch between them by swiping to go between spaces, rather than using "fast user switching"? I want to do this, because I ...