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Clicking on taskbar icon on multiple desktops switches desktop

I'm trying to use multiple desktops in Windows 10 17763.503. If I click on some applications that I have pinned to my taskbar (for example OneNote) it switches to the Desktop that is currently ...
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Touchscreen swipe to switch between virtual desktops

I want to change between my desktops by using 2-3-4 finger gestures on my Microsoft Surface Go. At the moment I can open up the on-screen touchpad (yes, that's a thing apparently), and I can use 4 ...
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Is it possible to take a screenshot of a secondary Windows 10 desktop using Java?

If I want to take a screenshot of an extended desktop with multiple adapters/screens, I can use this code: static void takeScreenShot(String path) throws AWTException, IOException { Rectangle ...
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Connecting multiple separate monitor/mouse/keyboards to same computer within 20' [closed]

I have a powerful computer which currently sits attached to my 1080p television, for playing games & watching movies from the couch (controlled by keyboard & mouse). I am setting up a work ...
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Windows 10 - multiple desktops, different resolutions, one monitor?

Googling around has led me on a rather wild goose chase (particularly, lots of "multiple monitors" articles crop up). So, I want to run multiple desktops on my laptop here - one for playing a low-res ...
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Faster ways around mac desktops and spaces?

Background Information I'm a long running linux user I use my terminals a lot (ctrl-alt-(F1-F12)) on my linux machines I also usually have a handful of GUI desktops open I'm on a macbook for the ...
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How to use miracast as an extended desktop on Linux?

I have a webos tv that support both Intel Wireless Display and miracast. I want the tv screen to extend my desktop monitor like with xinerama : that is, I don’t want the tv to mirror the image of my ...
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How to open program on a specified virtual desktop on Windows 10?

Is there a command that will let me open a window in another virtual desktop. This question is very similar to this question Windows 10: Assigning Application to Specific Desktop. The windows 10 ...
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Can I project multiple PC's on one monitor in custom layout?

I know there are monitors that can show multiple desktops at the same time. As far as I have seen these monitors alway show the video inputs in a 2x2 layout or devide the width of the monitor by 2 to ...
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Windows 10 Multi-Desktop Feature Customization

BACKGROUND: I've been playing with the Windows 10 Multi-Desktop feature (Windows Button + Tab, then bottom right corner). I like the idea of it, however I dislike that I see in the taskbar for a given ...
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How to toggle between 2 Desktops with one hotkey in windows 10?

I want to have one hotkey to do that. at the moment I have to press Win+Ctrl+ Left/Right Is it possible to press one combination to get from desktop 1 to desktop 2 and the other way around?
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Is there a way to mute just one of the Multiple Desktops in Windows 10?

I use the Multiple Desktops feature of Windows 10 to segregate distractions from work. When I switch to the "Work" Desktop, I don't want any of the non-work Desktops to distract with any sounds such ...
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Two Monitors, Two Desktops nativelly?

Windows 10 supports multiple desktops (Win + Tab) but is it possible to set one desktop to each monitor nativelly? I use a laptop with a external monitor and would like if each screen worked as a ...
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VGA splitter (2 VGAs,1 monitor)

Is there a way I can use a VGA splitter to connect one monitor to two desktops and switch between the two when I need to?
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Windows 10: Have single instance of application across multiple desktops

I am new to the multiple desktops, and I am trying to allow a single instance of a program to show up in all of my desktops. I would like to have programs such as Spotify, Outlook, and Skype open on ...
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Command for switching desktops in Windows 10 [duplicate]

Is there a command to switch to a specific desktop in Windows 10 (or alternatively open an application on a specific desktop which achieves kind of the same effect since windows will automatically ...
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Windows 10: Assigning Application to Specific Desktop

In windows 10, I like keeping different applications on different desktop like: -Work item on one -Browser,messengers on one -Music , videos on one Is there a way to ensure that my applications ...
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Implementing multiple PCs in one work station

is there a way to use to multiple PCs as a single workstation? My current setup is a laptop+dock+dual monitors running Win7pro, a Desktop running Vista Business (which has its own keyboard, monitor ...
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Is there a way to run full screen legacy programs in Windows 8 Modern mode?

I know most people are looking for the other way around and that is doable with Stardock's ModernMix, but I want to do the reverse. Lets say I'm running a full screen game or other program that is ...
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Multiple Desktops [duplicate]

I want to use more Desktops and I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium. So I'm searching for a lightwight programm giving me more space for my icons on the desktop (Like one for video editing, one for ...
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Windows 8 unique “desktop” to make an “app” out of a program

Sorry I didn't know how to ask this question without labelling it "Windows 8 multiple desktops" Which brings up a whole bunch of people trying to do something else. I like the "swype" alt-tab ...