Mac Viewer Window Functionality - GoToMyPC - LogMeIn

Find an Answer

Search GoToMyPC articles, videos and user guides   Your search term must have 2 or more characters.

Browse Articles

Mac Viewer Window Functionality

The Mac Viewer window is necessary to view the remote computer's desktop and to access several in-session features.

Viewer Window

Full Screen Mode

View Menu

Multi-Monitor

Related Topics

Using Multiple-Monitors

Mac Features and Keyboard Mapping

Viewer Window

  • Full-screen button (a): Expands the Viewer window to fill your screen. See more on full screen mode below.
  • *Send Ctrl-Alt-Del (b): Sends a Ctrl-Alt-Del command to the host Windows PC.
  • *Set Right-Click (c): Allows you to right-click as though you were using a Windows PC. To right-click, click this button and then click the desired object on your host computer.
  • Zoom Slider (d): Allows you to zoom in or out of your desktop. This can be especially useful if your host computer has a much higher screen resolution than your Mac. If you want to view a different part of your screen, scroll around the desktop by moving your mouse to the edges of the Viewer window.

Note: *Only applicable when connecting to a host PC.

Full Screen Mode

Full screen mode fills your client computer's screen with the image of the host computer's desktop. You can access the same controls present in the Viewer window by clicking the tab at the top of your screen.

  • Disconnect (a): Ends your GoToMyPC session.
  • Exit Full Screen (b): Exits full screen mode.
  • Zoom (c): Allows you to increase the size of the screen.
  • Fit to Screen (d): Scales the host computer desktop to fit your Viewer window.
  • 100% (e): Displays the host desktop at its full resolution, even if that means only showing a portion of the screen at a time. If you want to view a different part of your screen, you can scroll around the desktop by moving your mouse to the edges of the Viewer window.
  • File Transfer (f): Transfers files or folders between computers.
  • *Send Ctrl-Alt-Del (g): Sends a Ctrl-Alt-Del command to the host PC.
  • *Set Right-click (h): Allows you to right-click as though they were using a PC. To right-click, click this button and then click the desired object on your host PC.

Note: *Only available when remotely accessing a host PC.

View Menu

  • Full Screen (a): Expands the Viewer window fill your screen.
  • Window (b): Returns the Viewer window to a realizable window on your desktop.
  • 100% (c): Displays the host desktop at its full resolution, even if that means only showing a portion of the screen at a time. If you want to view a different part of your screen, scroll around the desktop by moving your mouse to the edges of the Viewer window.
  • Fit to Screen (d): Scales the host computer desktop to fit your Viewer window.

Manage Multiple-Monitors from a Mac Client

You can either switch back and forth between multiple monitors or scroll smoothly between the two.

Scrolling

Ensure that the Show Primary Monitor and Scroll option is selected in the Multi-Monitor drop-down menu. (a)

Move the mouse pointer towards the edge of the screen in the direction of the other monitor. A translucent-gray patch along the edge indicates the active area for scrolling. (b)

Switching

To disable scrolling and work only on one monitor and disable scrolling, select the specific monitor (d) from the Multi-Monitor drop-down menu or click the arrow at the edge of the screen. (c)