To see the Mac desktop and the virtual machine desktop at the same time, or to see a guest application in a window on the Mac desktop, switch to Unity view or Single Window view.

About this task

To have your virtual machine appear in a single window on the Mac desktop, exit to Single Window view. To display guest application windows directly on your Mac desktop without seeing the virtual machine's desktop, exit to Unity view.

Procedure

  • To exit Full Screen to Single Window view, in the Full Screen title bar, select View > Single Window, or use the keyboard shortcut Command key+Control+F.
  • To exit Full Screen to Unity view, in the Full Screen title bar, select View > Unity, or use the keyboard shortcut Command key+Shift+U.