1.    18 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    Move applications to virtual desktops.


    I was so happy to see virtual desktops on Windows. However, there's one thing I can't figure out: How do I move and application from one desktop to another, and how can I make sure an application always opens on the same virtual desktop? This was easy on Linux, but maybe it's not gotten that advanced on Windows yet?

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  2.    19 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 8,738
    Windows 10 Pro

    In Windows 10, apps open in currently active desktop. You cannot make an app to open on another desktop. To move an app to another desktop after it has been opened, click / tap the Task View button, right the app you want to move and select to which desktop you want to move it:

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