1.    25 Mar 2015 #1
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    Multiple desktops


    Just found the new feature (for windows anyway) of multiple desktops. This I like a lot, makes multitasking that much more easier :-)

    Does anyone know if there are, and if so, what are the keyboard controls? do I have to use the task bar button to create a new desktop, and more importantly, switch from one to another by keyboard?

    thanks for any help.
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  2.    25 Mar 2015 #2
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    Hi Mayagrafix and welcome to Windows 10 forums.

    I don't believe there are any keyboard short cuts for that yet. However, I wouldn't be surprised if Microsoft adds them in the near future.

    -Chuck
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  3.    25 Mar 2015 #3
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    I'm not sure if there are dedicated shortcuts but...

    Win Key + Tab and then press Tab again, you can now add a new desktop by pressing Enter or use Left / Right keys to move and select another desktop.

    If that makes sense lol

    Using the above method i don't need to touch my mouse
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  4.    25 Mar 2015 #4
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    WIN+CTRL+D to create a new desktop,
    WIN+CTRL+F4 to close an existing desktop,
    WIN+CTRL+Left or Right Arrows to switch between desktops.
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  5.    25 Mar 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    WIN+CTRL+D to create a new desktop,
    WIN+CTRL+F4 to close an existing desktop,
    WIN+CTRL+Left or Right Arrows to switch between desktops.
    Awesome Shortcuts!
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  6.    25 Mar 2015 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    WIN+CTRL+D to create a new desktop,
    WIN+CTRL+F4 to close an existing desktop,
    WIN+CTRL+Left or Right Arrows to switch between desktops.
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  7.    25 Mar 2015 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    WIN+CTRL+D to create a new desktop,
    WIN+CTRL+F4 to close an existing desktop,
    WIN+CTRL+Left or Right Arrows to switch between desktops.

    Good one!
    Do you use those virtual desktops yourself? My 4th monitor is always off now. I barely use it.
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  8.    25 Mar 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by badrobot View Post
    Good one!
    Do you use those virtual desktops yourself? My 4th monitor is always off now. I barely use it.
    Not really. Haven't had the need to, I guess.
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