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The Extended Desktop: Mission Control, Spaces, and Dashboard

  • Scott Mayers
  • Mike Lee

Abstract

Over the years, Apple has refined how users are able to view and manage multiple windows and applications. In Lion, a number of these technologies have come together in an extended desktop metaphor that melds the best from previous versions of Mac OS X with some iOS flavor. These technologies, which are now all seamlessly part of this extended desktop metaphor, include:
  • Mission Control

  • Spaces

  • Dashboard

Keywords

Open Window Mission Control Multiple Window Virtual Desktop Widget Information 
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Copyright information

© Scott Meyers and Mike Lee 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott Mayers
  • Mike Lee

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