Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 12:12:09 -0400
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
Subject: Re: OT: Desktop Productivity Toys - Virtual Desktops
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Linux variant works better, this is really s..l..o..w..
On Tue, 25 May 2004 09:14:40 -0400, Phil Rack <philrack@MINEQUEST.COM>
>As my work habits have changed where I no longer try to multitask
>sequentially but actually try to do a couple of things at once, I have
>developed this ugly habit of having open a lot of windows at once. Of
>course it makes for a pretty sloppy looking desktop and I find that Iím
>spending a lot of time clicking away trying to find the appropriate
>window for the task I want to change to. Iím running XP Professional
>and I just found out about a PowerToy available on Microsoftís web site
>where you can set up four virtual desktops. This is pretty cool and has
>really helped me organize my desktop.
>With four virtual desktops I can have one that has 1) a local SAS
>session running with IE open with SAS Help, 2) a remote SAS session, 3)
>a virtual desktop with I.E., MS Outlook, and IM running, and a fourth
>desktop that I leave empty so that I can start opening other
>applications like Word or Excel.
>If youíre like me and need some help organizing your desktop, I
>recommend that you take a look at this.
>SAS Consulting and Contract Programming
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