Windows 10: Multiple Desktops - not as expected, do I not understand purpose? Solved

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    Windows 10 & Windows 10 Insider Program, Linux Mint 18, Zorin, elementary OS
       14 Jul 2015 #11

    Mystere said: View Post
    Another option is Stardock Fences, which allows you to create "fences" around your icons.
    I've been a Stardock software user for several years and find "Fences" very useful. It is nice to see my desktop wallpaper uncluttered with icons. My icons are there but "invisible" until I place my cursor on a group.
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    I can hide my groups of icons and only see them when my cursor is over any particular grouping:
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    Another group:
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    Rich
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  2.    16 Jul 2015 #12

    I always had the Task View button hidden but after playing about with Virtual Destops, since I read this thread, I have come to like it a lot. In fact, for me, it's the best new feature in Windows 10.

    I never have any icons on the Desktop so that's not an issue.

    And using Windows Key + Ctrl + Arrow to switch Virtual Desktops makes it very slick to operate.
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  3. Posts : 781
    Windows 10 and windows insider
       16 Jul 2015 #13

    I like the idea but functionality seems limited. I will go back and look again and experiment with this feature.
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