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Python implementation of the VirtualDesktopAccessor for manipulating Windows 10 virtual desktops.

Project description

Python Virtual Desktop Accessor

Python module providing programmatic access to most of the settings accessed through the Windows 10 task view. Including switching virtual desktops, moving windows between virtual desktops, pinning windows and listing the windows on a desktop.

Originally based on https://github.com/Ciantic/VirtualDesktopAccessor.

Installation

pip install pyvda

Example usage

from pyvda import AppView, get_apps_by_z_order, VirtualDesktop, get_virtual_desktops

number_of_active_desktops = len(get_virtual_desktops())
print(f"There are {number_of_active_desktops} active desktops")

current_desktop = VirtualDesktop.current()
print(f"Current desktop is number {current_desktop}")

current_window = AppView.current()
target_desktop = VirtualDesktop(5)
current_window.move(target_desktop)
print(f"Moved window {current_window.hwnd} to {target_desktop.number}")

print("Going to desktop number 5")
VirtualDesktop(5).go()

print("Pinning the current window")
AppView.current().pin()

Documentation

Full API documentation can be found at Read the Docs

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