Viewer Preferences

The Viewer preferences enable you to change the way your Viewer window is displayed.

Setting preferences for Mac computers is not available at this time.

Screen size:

  • Start Host desktop in:
    • Full-screen mode: Opens the host desktop in a maximized window.
    • Window mode: Opens the host desktop in the Viewer window.
  • Show Host screen:
    • Actual size: Displays the desktop image at its full resolution (may require scrolling in the Viewer).
    • Scale-to-fit: Shrinks the desktop image to fit within the Viewer.

Viewer options:

  • Show update regions: Provides an outline around the area of the screen that is redrawn when your Viewer refreshes its image.
  • Dim Viewer when inactive: Dims your Viewer window whenever you switch to your local client desktop.
  • Copy/Paste between computers: Enables you to cut, copy and paste text between your computers.
  • Pass Windows keys to host: Enables special keys (Windows key, Print Screen) and combinations (Alt-Tab, Alt-Shift-Tab) to work for to the host PC when pressed.
  • Select Viewer color: Changes the color of your Viewer window.

Note: Your preferences may be affected by the type of operating system you are running and the type of rights your user account allows. Grayed-out options are not available for selection with your operating system or for the rights assigned to your computer profile.

Related Topics

Resize Your Viewer Window

Resize Your Desktop Image

Cut/Copy and Paste

Setting Preferences