Yesterday, I made a ‘threat’ on twitter:
I could *literally* publish a blog post *every day* about a *major* annoyance with Parallels. Every day. Without the *emphasis*, however.
— George Stocker (@gortok) May 21, 2014
Today, I’m following through. I love Parallels. I’ve purchased it twice for myself, and had it purchased for me by a business entity at least twice. It let’s me have the best of both worlds: The usability and stability of a Mac, combined with the “I can’t get away from Windows Development”-ness of Windows.
It’s not all sunshine and rainbows, however.
Parallels gives me pet peeves, but sometimes they turn into George Carlin Pet Peeves. I really have had enough of them. So every day, I’ll post that day’s Parallels bug.
This morning I brought my MBPr out of sleep mode. I had shut down Parallels the night before (it gets really cranky with multiple monitors if you don’t shut it down before connecting it to different monitors), and I boot it up.
If I hit Ctrl+Up, I can see it ‘supposedly’ on that desktop:
But when I hit Ctrl+Up again? No where to be seen:
The only way to fix it? Click “Window” and “Zoom”.