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Contents

Overview

deepin is the Linux desktop operating system released by Deepin Technology Co., Ltd. on Dec. 2015. WPS Office, Sogou Input Method, Youdao Dic. and other deepin featured applications have been preinstalled in deepin. It allows you to experience a variety of recreational activities, but also to meet your daily needs. With continually improved and perfected functions, we believe deepin will be loved and used by more and more users.

Desktop

You can create new file/folder, sort files, set hot corners and wallpapers, etc. on desktop.

Create New File/Folder

You can create new folder, common documents, or doing general operations for files on desktop, just like in file manager.

  • Right click on desktop and click on New folder, enter the name for the new folder.
  • Right click on desktop and click on New document, select the type of the document and enter its name.
Open with Select the default open with options or choose another software to open the file.
Copy Select one or more files/folders and copy to another destination.
Cut Select one or more files/folders and move to another destination.
Rename Select one file/folder to rename
Throw to Trash Select one or more files/folders to delete.
Compress/Uncompress Select one or more files/folders to compress, or to uncompress a compressed file.
Create link Select one file/folder to create a link.
Properties View the basic info of a file/folder, or to change the permission and open with options.

Sort Files

You can sort the files on desktop to fit your needs.

  1. Right click on desktop.
  2. Click on Sort by, you can:
    • Click on Name to display files in the order of their names.
    • Click on Size to display files in the order of their sizes.
    • Click on Type to display files in the order of their types.
    • Click on Date modified to sort display files in the order of their last modified date.

tips: You can also check Auto arrangement, the desktop icons will be arranged automatically, and when some of the icons are removed, others will fill the blanks.

Set Display

You can adjust the visual perception by setting the screen resolution, brightness and so on.

  1. Right click on desktop.
  2. Click on Display settings to open the interface of display settings.

notes: Specific operations of display refers to [Display Settings](#Display Settings).

Corner Settings

Hot Corners is to simplify your operations and helps you quickly enter the main interface.

  1. Right click on desktop.
  2. Click on Corner Settings, then the whole screen will get dark and the corresponding hot corner function will be displayed on the four corners of the screen.
  3. If you want to set the corners, move the mouse pointer on a corner of the desktop, and then select another one.
  4. To exit corner settings, click the mouse in the blank area of desktop.

The four corners of the desktop has been set by default, you can open launcher and control center by the hot corners quickly.

  • Move the mouse pointer to the left top of the desktop to open launcher, and click on the blank area of the launcher to return to the desktop.
  • Move the mouse pointer to the left top of the desktop to open control center, and click on the area out of the control center panel to exit.

Set Wallpaper

You can select some elegant and fashionable wallpapers to beautify desktop and make it distinctive.

  1. Right click on desktop.
  2. Click on Set wallpaper to open the interface of wallpaper settings, you can preview all the wallpapers on the bottom of the desktop.
  3. Select one of the wallpapers to apply it to the desktop and lock screen.
  4. You can also choose Only desktop or Only lock screen to set the applying place.

Dock

Dock is usually displayed at the bottom of the desktop to help you fix frequently used applications, it is mainly made by launcher, application icons, tray, shutdown button and system datetime, etc.

Dock Icons

You can create application shortcuts on dock in launcher and do related operations on it.

Switch Display Mode

There are two display modes of Dock, which are fashion mode and efficient mode.

  • Fashion mode: The display mode is similar to Mac OS and displayed by a tray at the bottom of screen. All fixed application icons will be displayed on Dock.
  • Efficient mode: The display mode is similar to Windows 7 and displayed by a small strip at the bottom of screen. Application icons fixed on Dock by default will be displayed in small ones, and icons of same types will be merged together to save more space for others.

You can switch the display mode by the following operations:

  1. On desktop, move the mouse pointer over Dock.
  2. Right click.
  3. Select a display mode on the Mode submenu.

Set Dock Location

You can place the dock on any direction of your desktop.

  1. On desktop, move the mouse pointer over Dock.
  2. Right click.
  3. Select a direction on the Location submenu.

Adjust Dock Size

You can adjust the size of the dock to fit your needs.

  1. On desktop, move the mouse pointer over Dock.
  2. Right click.
  3. Select a size on the Size submenu.

Show/Hide Dock

You can hide the dock to extend the operational area on desktop furthest.

  1. On desktop, move the mouse pointer over Dock.
  2. Right click.
  3. On Status submenu, you can:
    • Select Keep showing, Dock will be displayed at the bottom of desktop all the time.
    • Select Keep hidden, Dock will be hidden and only displayed when mouse hovering on Dock.
    • Select Smart hide, Dock will be automatically hidden when Dock area needs to be used.

Shutdown Interface

You can enter the shutdown interface by clicking on the battery icon on dock.

On desktop, click on the ![power](icon/power_icon.svg) icon on dock.
Shutdown Click on ![poweroff_normal](icon/poweroff_normal.svg) on the Shutdown Interface or press ![Enter](icon/Enter.svg) key on keyboard.
Restart Click on ![reboot_normal](icon/reboot_normal.svg) on the Shutdown Interface, to run you computer again after shutdown
Suspend Click on ![suspend_normal](icon/suspend_normal.svg) on the Shutdown Interface, the entire system will be running with low consumption.
Lock Screen Click on ![lock_normal](icon/lock_normal.svg) on the Shutdown Interface or press ![Super](icon/Super.svg)+![L](icon/L.svg) combination key on keyboard.
Switch User Click on ![userswitch_normal](icon/userswitch_normal.svg) on the Shutdown Interface, to use another account to log in.
Log Out Click on ![logout_normal](icon/logout_normal.svg) on the Shutdown Interface, to clear the current account information by logging out.

notes: It will only show userswitch_normal when there are multiple accounts in the system. After these operations, you should enter the corresponding account password on login screen and press Enter key or click on login to enter the system.

Trash

You can find all deleted files in trash which can be resumed or emptied.

notes:Using fashion mode, Trash will be displayed on Dock, if you switch to efficient mode, you can open it in launcher or create shortcut on desktop.

Restore Files

You can restore files deleted by mistake by executing the following operations:

  1. Select file to restore in trash.
  2. Right click on the file and select Restore.
  3. The file will be in its original path.

attention:If the original path does not exist anymore, it will automatically create the folders.

Empty Trash

Empty trash to release more usable space in your disk.

  1. In Trash, right click on the blank area.
  2. Select Empty Trash to completely delete all the files in Trash.

Launcher

Launcher can help you to manage all the installed applications in the system, you can quickly find the application you need by the categorized navigation or searching function.

tips: You can view the newly installed applications in launcher, it will show a blue point for these applications.

Sort Applications

All applications in launcher will be displayed by name by default.

  • Move the mouse pointer over the application icon, press and hold the mouse left key, then drag and drop to arrange the application icon freely.
  • Click on the category icon on the left top in launcher to arrange the icons by categories.
  1. In Launcher, move the mouse pointer over the icon on the left top.
  2. Click on the category icon.
  3. Launcher will show the application icons by categories.
  4. Move the mouse pointer to the category icon to show the caption for the category.

Search Applications

In Launcher, scroll up and down the mouse wheel to find the application you need. You may also locate the application you need faster with the category navigation on the left if the applications are sorted by category (icon) or by category (text).

If you already know the name of the application, you can locate it even faster by type in the keywords!

  1. In Launcher, type in a word such as "deepin" with keyboard.
  2. System will automatically search for all applications which contain the keyword "deepin", and then display the searched result in Launcher.

Set Shortcut

Shortcut is an easy and convenient way to launch applications.

Create Shortcut

You can choose to send the application to desktop or dock to facilitate follow-up operations.

  1. In Launcher, move the mouse pointer over the application icon.
  2. Right click the icon, you can:
    • Click on Send to desktop to create a shortcut on desktop.
    • Click on Send to dock to fix the application on Dock.
    • Click on Add to startup to add the application to startup, it will automatically run when the computer boots.

notes: By mouse you can drag the application icon from Launcher to Dock. But, you can not drag and drop the application while it is running. At this time you can right click the application icon on Dock and select Dock to fix. So that you can quickly open it on Dock.

Delete Shortcut

You can delete the application shortcuts from desktop, Dock and so on.

  1. In Launcher, move the mouse pointer over the application icon.
  2. Right click the icon, you can:
    • Click on Remove from desktop to delete the shortcut on desktop.
    • Click on Remove from dock to remove the application fixed on Dock.
    • Click on Remove from startup to remove the application from startup.

notes: Application fixed on Dock can be removed by pressing and holding left mouse button to drag the application icon away from Dock. You can not drag and remove the application while it is running. At this time you can right click on the application icon on Dock and select Undock to remove.

Run Applications

For those whose desktop shortcuts have been created or fixed on Dock, you can open them by the following ways:

  • Double click the desktop icon or right click the desktop icon to select Open.
  • Click the application icon on Dock or right click to select Open .

And for those whose on launcher, you can open them by:

  1. Move the mouse pointer over the application icon.
  2. Click the application icon or right click to select Open.

Uninstall Applications

You can choose to uninstall applications you no longer use to save disk space.

  1. In Launcher, right click the application icon.
  2. Click on Uninstall.

tips: In Fashion mode, press and hold the left mouse button in launcher and drag the application icon to trash to remove.

Control Center

deepin manage the basic settings bt control center, it includes widget, common settings, account management, network settings, date and time, personalization, display settings, system and application update, etc. When you enter the Deepin Desktop Environment, you can open the control center panel by moving the mouse pointer to the right bottom corner of the desktop.

Homepage Introduction

The homepage of contorl center is for displaying the common information for users daily check and quick usage.

1 Top Info Bar Show the avatar for account, the current date and time and today's weather.
2 Application widget bar Show the common used widget for convenient usage, for example, one week's weather, calc and stock info, etc.
3 System control bar Show the controls for music player, adjust volume and bright, etc.
4 Bottom tool bar Show the all settings button by default, and will show the memorized settings, for example, Bluetooth, VPN, wireless network, remote display and multiple screen settings, etc.

Account Settings

You can protect your privacy and data and get security protection by setting accounts.

Create New Account

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Create Account.
  3. Input the new user's name, type password twice.
  4. Click on Create.
  5. Input password on the auth page and the new account will be added to the account list.

Modify Account Avatar

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on an existed account in the list.
  3. Click on Modify Avatar to enter the interface for modifing avatar.
  4. Select one of the avatar to finish this work.

notes: You can click on the user avatar to directly enter the Accounts interface on the homepage of the control center.

Modify Account Password

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on an existed account in the list.
  3. Click on Modify Password to enter the interface for modifing password
  4. Input new password twice and confirm.

Auto Login

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on an existed account in the list.
  3. Click on Auto Login switch to open auto login function.

Delete Account

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on an existed account in the list.
  3. Click on Delete Account .
  4. In the confirm interface, click on Delete.

Display Settings

You can let your computer reach the best performance by setting the resolution, direction and extend screens of the monitor(s).

Single Screen Settings

You can adjust the visual perception by setting the screen resolution, brightness and so on.

Set Resolution
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Resolution to enter the interface for setting resolution.
  3. Select the proper resolution in the list.
Set Screen Direction
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Rotate to rotate the screen.
  3. Everytime you click the mouse, the screen will rotate 90 degrees clockwise.
  4. Click on the right mouse key to exit the rotate screen interface.

Multiple Screen Settings

Widen your horizon by multiple screens! You can use cables to connect to other display devices to show the contents of your computer in multiple monitors.

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on dd.
  2. Select an multiple screen mode:
    • Copy to copy the setting of main screen to others.
    • Extend to extend the display area of main screen.
    • Only Displayed on xxx to set xxx screen only.
    • Custom Settings needs to add custom settings in control center.
Custom Settings
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Custom Settings of the display settings.
  3. Set custom settings on the popup menu.
  4. Click on Apply.

Default Applcation Settings

When installed multiple applications for the same type of the files, you can choose one of them to be the default application to run.

Select Default Applications

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Default Applcations to enter the settings interface for modifing default applications.
  3. Select the applications for types of the files in the list.

Add Default Applications

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Default Applcations to enter the settings interface for modifing default applications.
  3. Click on the Add button at the different types:
    • When you selected a *.desktop file for default applications, the icon and name will be added to the list automatically.
    • When you selected a specified binary files, the icon, name and path will be added to the list automatically.

notes: The type lists will show an Edit button at right when user has added default applications.

Delete Default Applications

System default applications cannot be deleted, if you wanted to delete an installed application form the list, you can only uninstall this application.

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Default Applications to enter the settings interface for modifing default applications.
  3. Click on Edit to delete the added default applications.
  4. Click on Delete.

Personalization Settings

You can change the appearance of desktop by using different desktop icons, window style and font, etc. and set it to fit your needs.

Set Theme

You can set the window theme, icon theme and cursor theme of the system respectively.

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Theme to enter the interface for setting themes.
    • In window theme list, select a window style to switch.
    • In icon theme list, select a icon style to switch.
    • In cursor theme list, select a set of cursor to switch.

Set Font

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Font to enter the interface for setting fonts.
  3. Set the font type and size for the system.

Bluetooth Settings

Bluetooth can do short distance wireless communications, you can connect to other Bluetooth devices, and common Bluetooth devices are: Bluetooth keyboard, Bluetooth mouse, Bluetooth earphones and Bluetooth speakers, etc.

notes: Most laptops have Bluetooth module, you just need to enable it, but most desktop computers do not have it, you can purchase one adapter and plug it into USB port to get the function.

Enable Bluetooth

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Bluetooth to enter the interface for setting Bluetooth.
  3. Click on the Bluetooth switch to enable the Bluetooth adapter.

Bluetooth Name

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Bluetooth to enter the interface for setting Bluetooth.
  3. Click on the edit icon near the Bluetooth name, enter the new name.

notes: After successfully modified the name, the Bluetooth adapter will broadcast its new name, other devices need to research for the new name.

Bluetooth Device

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Bluetooth to enter the interface for setting Bluetooth.
  3. In Other Devices list, the system will scan the nearby devices and auto connect them.
  4. The device will be added to the My Device list after successfully connected.
  5. In My Device list, you can Disconnect and Ignore this Device.

Network Settings

Experience the enjoyment of surfing the Internet! You can browse news, play video online or do file download, chat and shopping, etc.

Network Info

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Network Details to enter the network info interface.
  3. View the network info for current wired or wireless network.

Wired Network

  1. Plug the cable into the network slot on computer.
  2. Plug another end of the cable into the router or network port.
  3. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings
  4. Click on Wired Network Card switch to enable wired network.
  5. After successfully connected to the network, it will prompts "Wired Connection Connected".

Wireless Network

Connect to Wi-Fi Network
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Wi-Fi to enter wireless network interface.
  3. Click on Wireless Network switch to enable wireless network.
  4. The computer will auto search the nearby available wireless network.
  5. Select the wireless network to connect.
    • If the network is opened, it will auto connect to the network.
    • If the network is encrypted, please enter the password and click on Connect to finish the work.
Connect to Hidden Network
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Wi-Fi to enter wireless network interface.
  3. Click on Connect to Hidden Network to enter the interface for connecting to the hidden network.
  4. Enter the name of the network and choose the encrypt method, then enter the password.

Mobile Network

  1. Plug the mobile netowrk card to the USB port.
  2. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings
  3. The system will auto connect to the network based on the mobile network card and operator info.
  4. Click on Mobile Network to view the detailed settings info.

DSL/PPPoE Connections

Create New DSL/PPPoE Connection
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Create PPPoE Connection to enter the interface for creating DSL/PPPoE connections.
  3. Enter the name, account and password.
  4. Click on Save and the system will create the connection and try to connect to it.
Set DSL/PPPoE Connection
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on PPPoE Connectionto enter the interface for setting DSL/PPPoE connections.
  3. Modify name, account, password, open automatically connect, set IP address or open other auth services.

VPN

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Create VPN to enter the interface for creating VPN connections.
  3. Select VPN protocol type.
  4. Enter name, gateway and proxy address, etc.
  5. Click on Save and the system will try to connect to it.

System Proxy

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on System Proxy to enter the interface for setting system proxy.
    • Click on None to disable the proxy function.
    • Click on Manually and enter the address and port for proxy servers.
    • Click on Auto and enter URL to let the system config the proxy info automatically.

Sound Settings

Set your speaker and microphone to let you sound comfortable and sing better.

Set Speaker

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Speaker switch to enable the speaker.
  3. Adjust the output volume and left right balance.

Set Microphone

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Microphone switch to enable the microphone.
  3. Adjust the input volume.

Set System Sound Effect

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Sound Effects switch to enable system effects sound.

Advanced Settings

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Advanced Settings
  3. Select input and output mode.

Date and Time

Auto Sync

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Auto Sync switch to enable time sync function.
  3. The system will auto sync the time and date based on local timezone and remote time.

Set Date and Time

Set the date and time manually will disable the auto sync function.

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Time Settings button to set the time manually.
  3. Enter the correct date and time.
  4. Click on Confirm.

Add Timezome

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Add Timezone
  3. Select a timezone by searching or clicking on the map.
  4. Click on Confirm.

Edit Timezone List

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on the Edit in the end of the timezone list entries.
  3. Click on the delete button to remove an added timezone.

Power Management

Set Monitor Suspend Time

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Set the monitor suspend time.

Set Lock Time After Suspend

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Set the computer suspend time.

Security Settings

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Password required to wake up the monitor/Password required to wake up the computer switch to enable security settings.

notes: There is an option for laptop, named Suspend on lid close, you can set it by your needs.

Mouse and Touchpad

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Left Hand/Natural Scrolling/Disable the touchpad while typing/Disable the touchpad when inserting the mouse switch to enable functions.
  3. Adjust Double Click Speed and Pointer Speed.

notes: Left Hand is for switching the left and right mouse key and Natural Scrolling is the scrolling function behaved like in MacOS.

Keyboard and Language

You can choose your keyboard and its layout for different countries and regions or view, search, modify and custom shortcuts.

Set Keyboard Properties

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Adjust Repeat Delay/Repeat Speed
  3. Click on Please Test Here to test the effect.
  4. Click on Caps Lock Prompt switch to enable the function.

Set Keyboard Layout

The system default keyboard layout is US keyboard, but you can add other layouts.

Add Keyboard Layout
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Keyboard Layout to enter the interface for setting layouts.
  3. Click on Add Keyboard Layout to enter the interface for adding keyboard layout.
  4. Search the keyboard layout you want to add.
Delete Keyboard Layout
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Keyboard Layout to enter the interface for setting layouts.
  3. Click on Edit > Delete on the keyboard layout to delete it.
Switch Keyboard Layout
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Keyboard Layout to enter the interface for setting layouts.
  3. Select a Layout to switch.
  4. When successfully switched a layout, it will display the selected layout.

Set System Language

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on System Language to enter the interface for choosing system language.
  3. Select or search the language to switch and the system will install the language pack automatically.
  4. When successfully installed a language, it will display the selected language.

attention: The keyboard layout could also be changed by switching the system language. Please make sure that you used a correct layout to enter the password when restarted the system.

Set Shortcuts

View Shortcuts
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Shortcut to enter the interface for setting the shortcuts.
  3. You can view the default shortcuts for system, window and workspace.
Search Shortcuts
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Shortcut to enter the interface for setting the shortcuts.
  3. Enter keywords on the top search box and it will show all the found shortcuts.
Modify Shortcuts
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Shortcut to enter the interface for setting the shortcuts.
  3. Click on the shortcut you want to modify.
  4. Enter new shortcuts by keyboard.

notes: If you want to disable a shortcut, please press Backspace key on keyboard.

Custom Shortcuts
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Add Custom Shortcut to enter the interface for adding shortcuts.
  3. Enter the name, related command and shortcut.
  4. When successfully added a shortcut, you can click on Edit > Delete on the custom shortcut to delete it.

System Info

You can view system version, hardware info or set boot menu.

View System Info

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Under System Information, you can:
    • View current system version.
    • View current system type, 64Bit/32Bit.
    • View CPU brand.
    • View memory size.
    • View hard disk capacity.

View Copyright License

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on License to enter the License interface.
  3. View detailed information of GNU License.

Set Boot Menu

  • When there are multiple systems in computer, the startup delay switch will open automatically, the boot menu will show 5 seconds to let users adjust boot order.
  • When there is only one system in computer, the startup delay switch will close by default, the boot menu will show 1 second, and it is no need to adjust boot order.
Default Boot System
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Startup Menu to enter the startup menu interface.
  3. Click to select boot entry and drag and drop to adjust boot order.
Boot Splash Background
  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Startup Menu to enter the startup menu interface.
  3. Press and hold the left mouse key to drag the background image and drop it over the preview image to change the background.

Update Settings

You can check the updates for system and applications, and also can modify mirror, upgrade the system and applications.

Open Auto Update

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Auto Download Updates switch to enable the function.
  3. When the system has updates, it will prompt a message.

Switch Mirror

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Switch Mirror to enter the switching mirror interface.
  3. The system will detect the connecting speed.
  4. Switch to a new mirror to refresh the package list.

Update and Upgrade

  1. On the homepage of the control center, click on moresettings.
  2. Click on Update to enter the system update interface.
  3. Click on Check Update to check the current system status.
    • It will prompt "Already the latest system" when have no update.
    • It will show Download Update button, the date size and detailed information if there's an update.
  4. Click on Download Update to let the system download the update data.
  5. After downloaded the data, Click on Restart to Install Update.

attention: The system will show a fullscreen update interface when upgrading, and it will restart after finished the upgrading process, please do not shutdown the computer while upgrading.

Window Manager

The window manager can show different windows on different workspaces, you can manage the windows by group using the window manager.

Open Workspace

Workspace can divide your desktop windows as groups to enlarge your working areas.

On Desktop, press Super + S combination keys to open the management interface of the workspace.

Switch Windows among Workspaces

On the management interface of the workspace, all the opened windows in the current workspace will tiled to display.

  • Press Tab key to switch to the next window of the current window.
  • Press Shift + Tab combination keys to switch to the previous window of the current window.

Move Windows among Workspaces

On the management interface of the workspace, you can move one window in current workspace to another.

  1. Move the mouse pointer to the window and the selected window will show a × icon on the right top corner.
  2. Press and hold the left mouse key to drag and drop the window on the specified preview window.
  3. Release the left mouse key to finish the moving operation.

Close Windows in Workspaces

On the management interface of the workspace, you can close the opened windows on desktop very quickly.

  1. Move the mouse pointer to the window and the selected window will show a × icon on the right top corner.
  2. Click on × to close the specified window.

Add Workspace

On the management interface of the workspace, you can add workspace by the following ways:

  • Click on + at the right of the preview window, and press Enter key.
  • Press Alt + = combination keys and press Enter key.

When the workspace has reached its limit, the + icon at the right of the preview window will hide automatically, and you cannot and more workspaces. After deleted one workspace, the + icon will show automatically.

notes:The window manager supports 7 workspaces at most.

Switch Workspace

On the management interface of the workspace and desktop, you can switch workspace by the following ways:

  • On Desktop, press Super + Left / Right combination keys to switch to Previous/Next workspace.
  • On the management interface of the workspace, scroll up/ down to switch to Previous/Next workspace.
  • On the management interface of the workspace, click on the preview window or press Alt + Numeric Keys to switch to a specified workspace.
  • On the management interface of the workspace, press Left / Right key switch to Previous/Next workspace directly.

Delete Workspace

After you delete a workspace, all windows in the workspace will be shown in a nearby workspace. You cannot delete the workspace when there is only one.

  • On the management interface of the workspace, click on × icon at the right top corner to delete a workspace.
  • On the management interface of the workspace, select a preview window, press and hold the left mouse key and drag it up to delete a workspace.
  • On the management interface of the workspace, everytime you press Alt + - combination keys, it will delete the left or right workspace one by one.

Quit Workspace

After you finished the operations on the management interface of the workspace, you can quit it by the following ways:

  • Press Esc key.
  • Click on the blank area on the management interface of the workspace.
  • Press Super + S combination keys again.

Show Desktop Windows

You can show the desktop windows by the following ways:

  • Press Super + A combination keys to show the windows of all the workspaces.
  • Press Super + W combination keys to show the windows of the current workspace.

Switch Desktop Windows

You can switch the desktop windows by the following ways:

  • On Desktop, press and hold Alt key and press Tab key continually, it will show the right windows one by one; press and hold Alt + Shift key and press Tab key continually, it will show the left windows one by one.
  • On Desktop, press and hold Alt key and press ~ key continually, it will show the same type of the right windows one by one; press and hold Alt + Shift key and press ~ key continually, it will show the same type of the left windows one by one.

Move Desktop Windows

You can move the desktop windows to other workspaces by the following ways:

  • On Desktop, press Super + Shift + Left / Right key to move current window to the Previous/Next workspace.
  • On Desktop, press Super + Shift + Numeric Keys to move current window to the specified workspace.