How to use Split View on your Mac — Apple Support

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Split View on your Mac

lets you view two apps full screen, side by side.

Here's how to use it for distraction-free multitasking.

To enter Split View from the desktop,

hold down the green full screen button

in the upper-left corner of an app window.

Once the window shrinks,

drag it to the left or right side of the screen.

Your desktop will resize to the other half of the screen

showing all your other open windows.

Now click another app to use both windows side by side.

We'll use the calendar.

If you changed your mind about which side you want each app on,

you can drag one window's toolbar to the opposite side

and they'll swap places.

If you want one app to take up more of the screen,

you can drag the vertical line between the windows.

To view another app or the desktop while in Split View,

swipe with four fingers on your trackpad.

In some versions of macOS,

you can do this with three fingers instead of four.

And to go back to your Split View window,

just make a four-finger swipe again.

To exit, you can swipe up with four fingers

to open Mission Control and then click the expand arrow

in the upper left of your split window

to return to your desktop just as it was before.

There are other ways to enter and exit Split View too.

Check the link in the description

for more information.

And that's Split View.

Multitasking just got a whole lot easier.

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