I now have a working Virtual Desks button on my Chromebook Shelf with ChromeOS 116. Here’s how to add it, use it, and what it looks like on Chromebooks.
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Google is working on a welcome update for Chrome OS virtual desks that will reduce clutter when closing a workspace on your Chromebook.
Virtual Desks on Chromebooks are about to get a big improvement. With Chrome OS 89, you’ll have the option of restoring your previously open windows in the workspaces they were in. Here’s how it works and what it looks like.
I figure most Chromebook users are happy with up to four virtual desks to boost productivity. Google figures I might be wrong. Code is in the works to add eight, or potentially sixteen virtual workspaces to Chromebooks.
Since Virtual Desks arrived on Chromebooks in Chrome OS 78, the Alt-Tab shortcut has moved between active apps on all desks. A new change, intended for Chrome OS 81, brings the option to use Alt-Tab on a single virtual desk workspace.
While the new Virtual Desks feature of Chrome OS landed with version 76, the keyboard shortcuts to use them on a Chromebook didn’t. And they won’t be here for Chrome OS 77 either.
The virtual desk feature for Chromebooks is expected to land in a few weeks with Chrome OS 76, including keyboard shortcuts. A new code commit suggests a four-finger swipe to move between workspaces may be added in time for the release.
Although virtual desk workspaces are coming to Chromebooks in Chrome OS 76, there’s one missing feature: Keyboard shortcuts. It’s not missing any longer: Here are the just added key combos to move between apps and workspaces.
The virtual desks feature for Chromebooks looked to be arriving with Chrome OS 77. Surprise: It’s available now in the Chrome OS 76 Dev Channel. Here’s how to enable it.
The new Virtual Desks feature is now live in the Canary Channel of Chrome OS 77. Here’s a video demo of how you can use up to four workspaces on a single Chromebook with Virtual Desks.
The latest video of virtual desks on a Chromebook shows how you’ll be able to easily move apps from one workspace to another. However, this functionality may not make the cut for Chrome OS 76.