The Dock, Launchpad, and Mission Control

Learn about the OS X Mountain Lion Dock, OS X Mountain Lion Launchpad, and OS X Mountain Lion Mission Control in this lesson.

Working with desktop spaces

To create a new desktop space:

  1. From Mission Control, hover the mouse in the top-right corner of the screen, and a tab with a plus sign (+) will appear.


    Screenshot of OS X Mountain LionCreating a new space
  2. Click the tab to create a new desktop space. You can create up to 16 desktop spaces.


    Screenshot of OS X Mountain LionThe new desktop space

To delete a desktop space:

  1. From Mission Control, hover the mouse over the desktop space you want to delete, and an "x" will appear in the corner.
  2. Click the "x" to delete the desktop space.


    Screenshot of OS X Mountain LionDeleting a desktop space