All of the following examples can be configured to any of the 88 gestures that MultiSwipe currently supports!
Common Windows shortcuts
Windows as an operating system has a variety of shortcuts that MultiSwipe can map to your touchpad or touchscreen, for a list go here Windows common shortcuts, most of them are already included as presets in MultiSwipe so you can easily choose them, but there are many more that depend on the specific program or use case scenario you have, you can configure MultiSwipe to map almost any imaginable shortcut or key combination to your touchpad
Using MultiSwipe in Windows 10
Windows 10 has arrived and MultiSwipe offers support for it, as long as you have a compatible touchpad. Here we will give you some configuration examples to make desktop switching even easier
|Swipe up||Add a virtual desktop|
|Swipe down||Close the virtual desktop you're using|
|Swipe left||Switch between virtual desktops(Left)|
|Swipe right||Switch between virtual desktops(Right)|
|Three finger tap||Open Task view|
Just copy the text to the respective text box in MultiSwipe and with this configuration you will be able to swipe left or right to change between desktops, swipe up to open a new desktop, swipe down to close the current desktop, and three finger tap to open the Task View
Using MultiSwipe to switch between open programs like Alt-Tab
Here we will give you some configuration examples to make program switching as easy as a swipe,
|Swipe left||Switch between open apps(Left) + change to selected window on release|
|Swipe right||Switch between open apps(Right) + change to selected window on release|
Just copy the text to the respective text box in MultiSwipe and with this configuration you will be able to swipe left or right to change between open programs
Change Volume or brightness, log off or hibernate, change browser tabs all easily mapped to your touchpad or touchscreen
Using Dexpot for multiple desktops in Windows 8.1 and below
If you are using Dexpot or a similar program it is very easy to configure MultiSwipe to work with it,
1.identify the key combinations used by that app to change desktops, in the case of desktop the key combination is ALT-1,2,3,4 for each desktop respectively.
2.Open MultiSwipe and input that same key combination to each swipe direction as desired
3.Click apply and you are ready to go.
Using Dexpot for multiple desktops and VMWare to run different Operating Systems
After configuring Dexpot go to the desired desktop and open VMWare, run your selected Operating System, in order for MultiSwipe to work you need to follow this steps:
1.Open MultiSwipe and make sure that the "Send Ctrl-alt before user keys" checkbox is checked, if not then check it
2.Go to VMWare and check for yourself if MultiSwipe works Because virtualization programs like VMWare grab the user input it becomes imposible to use Touchpad custom keys in the Host System, but with MultiSwipe it is possible, just click on the "Send Ctrl-alt before user keys" checkbox
Using MultiSwipe to delete files using a 3 finger tap
3 finger tapping is also configurable with MultiSwipe, simply input the desired keys to the program, in this case "Delete"
Using MultiSwipe to configure swipes
As you can see MultiSwipe is a very intuitive, fast and configurable program you can use it to map windows keys to your touchpad or touchscreen in order to minimize, maximize or even close apps, you can use it to move between apps like in Apple MacBooks or use it to improve your productivity by changing between Operating Systems with VMWare or Desktops and browse the web in one desktop while also working in another
Using MultiSwipe to enable 2 finger scrolling in guest Operating Systems in programs like VMWare
In order to enable 2 finger scrolling, both horizontal and vertical, in guest Operatin Systems running on VMWare or other virtualization programs you just need to configure scroll to any finger swipes and adjust the scrolling sensitivity in the settings tab