Organize OS X Desktops on Mac

Edited by Djinu, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show how to organize your desktops in Mac OS X. One of the nice features about Mac OS X is that you have the ability to use multiple desktops.

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    We press "F3"
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    We will see our different desktops. We have five.
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    We can add even more desktops by going over to the far right top corner of the screen and clicking the plus icon
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    We can click and drag our Word document and move it to the second desktop
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    So, the first desktop can be for social media.
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    If we press "Control" and "2", we will go to the second desktop
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    Alternatively, we can press "Control" and the right and left arrows keys to move between desktops
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    The other option is to take three fingers and swipe right or left on the trackpad
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    To move items between the desktops, we can choose them once we are on the desktop and move them to a different desktop
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    Another way to move items between desktops is to click and hold the top of the document and then press "Control" and the number of the desktop to which we want to send the item
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    For example, if we want to send a Word document to the second desktop, we press "2" while holding the top of the document. Alternatively, we press "1" to move the item to the first desktop. Let's press "2" and leave the document on the second desktop.
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That was how you can organize your workspace using desktops in Mac OS X. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thanks for watching VisiHow!

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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Djinu

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