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How to use multiple desktops

Created by: Gabriel Greenwood ‘12

The New Media Center computers are configured with an application called Desktop Manager that allows the user to switch back and forth between multiple virtual desktops on a single machine. This is a useful organizational tool if you are working on a project with many windows open simultaneously: for example, in Final Cut Pro, you could put the timeline and editing windows on one desktop and the main viewer on another, allowing you to streamline the editing process while view- ing your evolving project with full-screen clarity.

The four desktop icons are located in the upper-right corner of the screen:

To switch between desktops, simply click on the desktop icon you wish to use. The contents of each desktop will not be af- fected by switching back and forth.