How come individual applications can't be put on a virtual desktop in winecfg?

Robert Shearman rob at
Wed Apr 11 05:44:01 CDT 2007

Scott Ritchie wrote:
> I have a single, very old application that needs to run in Windows 98
> mode with a 640x480 virtual desktop.
> But, I'd like to run other applications at the same time.  How come I
> can't set winecfg to make a virtual desktop for just this application,
> and handle everything else in the window manager?

Because the desktop window is global to all applications being run with 
the same wineserver.

Rob Shearman

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