Working with 2 desktops on Macbook Pro

Abu Rayane

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Hello everybody,

I would like to use multiple desktops on MacBook Pro, if I open Safari on first Desktop, and try to open it on the second, it goes back to Desktop1, is there any way that I can open the same application on multiple desktops?


Thanks in advance
 

Abu Rayane

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Thanks Samuelsan2001, that's awesome, how about other applications, such as word, excel, ... if we would like to work in a separate spaces
 

TechGod

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Thanks Samuelsan2001, that's awesome, how about other applications, such as word, excel, ... if we would like to work in a separate spaces
Just do the same thing. Swipe to the desired space then right click on that app in the dock then press open when the options in the dock opens.
 

Abu Rayane

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Just for some apps, not all of them, for example I could not open word or excel in more than one desktop
 

s0nicpr0s

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Hi Abu,

You can have multiple documents from Office open on multiple desktops. But it's not quite as simple as it is for safari since there is no 'New Window' prompt. Instead you'll have to open the new document on whichever desktop the program reverts to, and then just drag it to the edge to make it switch desktops. Then you're all set. :D

Attached is a picture showing two word documents spread between my two desktops
 

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Abu Rayane

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Well, I opened a new document, I swiped with my fingers to see other desktops, then I drag the document to the specific desktop, it works awesome, thanks Bro
 

xShane

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Hello everybody,

I would like to use multiple desktops on MacBook Pro, if I open Safari on first Desktop, and try to open it on the second, it goes back to Desktop1, is there any way that I can open the same application on multiple desktops?


Thanks in advance
Thanks Samuelsan2001, that's awesome, how about other applications, such as word, excel, ... if we would like to work in a separate spaces
You can right-click applications in the dock and assign them to different desktops.

Just do the same thing. Swipe to the desired space then right click on that app in the dock then press open when the options in the dock opens.
You can actually go to System Preferences and change how different desktops are accessed.

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All in all, I find the multiple desktops one of my favourite things about Macs for productivity. I have a personal desktop (i.e. social networking, iCal, etc.) and a work desktop (i.e. Mail.app, IDE/coding environment, documentation, etc.) that keep me very organized and focused.
 

Abu Rayane

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@xShane: That what I am trying to do, separate personal works from professional once
 
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