Tablet users can quickly navigate to a remote, or hosted, application from a the sidebar for applications, available with Horizon Client 3.2 or later. From this sidebar, you can launch applications and switch between applications. You can also switch to a remote desktop.

When you access a remote application, the sidebar appears on the left side of the screen. If the sidebar is closed, you can swipe up from the bottom of the screen to display it when you are using a remote application.

Note:

You can use remote applications only if you are connected to View Connection Server 6.0 or later.

Figure 1. Sidebar That Appears When You Open a Hosted Application
The sidebar shows a list of remote applications and desktops

Click the expander arrow next to APPLICATIONS or DESKTOPS to see the complete list of available applications and desktops.

From the sidebar, you can perform several actions.

Table 1. Sidebar Actions for a Remote Application

Action

Procedure

Show the sidebar

When you have a remote application open, swipe up from the bottom of the screen. The sidebar appears, along with the app commands. When the sidebar is open, you cannot perform actions on the application screen.

This action works only when you have a remote, or hosted, application open. You cannot display the sidebar when you are logged in to a remote desktop.

Hide the sidebar

Touch the application screen.

Switch between applications

Tap the name of an application under APPLICATIONS in the sidebar.

Open an application

Tap the name of an application under APPLICATIONS in the sidebar.

Switch to a remote desktop

Tap the desktop name under DESKTOPS.

Search for a remote application or desktop

  • Tap in the Search box and type the name of the application or desktop.

    You can also use other input methods, such as the handwriting panel, input method editor, or dictation, if these features are available for your tablet.

  • To launch an application or desktop, tap the name of the application or desktop in the search results.

  • To return to the home view of the sidebar, tap the X in the search box.