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Workaround for Hotkeys in Horizon Sessions


You want to switch from the VMware Horizon session to the IGEL desktop with the key combination [Ctrl] + [Windows] + [D]. While the key combination [Ctrl] + [Windows] + [D] can be realized with IGEL OS 11.01.100 or lower (Horizon Client 4.x), this is not possible for IGEL OS 11.01.110 or higher (Horizon Client 5.x). 


  1. Press [Ctrl] + [Alt] and release the keys.
    The focus is switched from the VMware Horizon session to the local system. 
  2. Use [Ctrl] + [Windows] + [D] to switch to the IGEL desktop.
  3. To switch the focus back to the VMware Horizon session, click into the VMWare Horizon session window.

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