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El Capitan: A Take Control Crash Course by Scholle McFarland

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Command the View in El Capitan

Most of us use a lot of apps at the same time. Mail, Messages, Safari, Calendar, iTunes—the windows can stack up so high that it takes a bit to figure out where the one you need has gone. OS X’s spiffed up Mission Control helps bring order to chaos, making it easier to find the window you want by letting you see them all at the touch of a button. Mission Control also makes it easier to set up tidy, predictable Spaces where certain apps live—kind of like separating your clothes into different drawers instead of dumping them all into one.

El Capitan’s biggest addition to Mission Control, though, is taken straight from iOS 9. Split View fills your display with the two things you’re working on right now, making it ...

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