Folders/Management of many VMs in Control Center

Discussion in 'Parallels Desktop for Mac Feature Suggestions' started by JasonD13, Feb 24, 2020.

  1. JasonD13

    JasonD13

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    Hey Parallels Product Managers,

    We run a ton of VMs.... Like a lot! It would be really nice to have a folder ability and allow for carrot expands within the control center UI. Linking current UI and the Apple Finder UI as an example of folder and carrot method.

    current_UI.png macOS_finder.png
     
    Sporyk, LotusA, NickB18 and 5 others like this.
  2. SimonH11

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    Hi Jason

    Like you I run many VM's and would be helpful to be group them in folders, in the same way, you can for VMWare Workstation.
     
  3. PatrickH67

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    I also have many, and adding folders or hot keys to filter by tag, or some way to better manage the list would be very helpful.
     
  4. johnkgibson

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    OMG... I was thinking about this... I wish this too. Here is a mockup which I threw together.
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  5. LotusA

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    My team definitely wants a feature for folder organization as well!
     
  6. Sporyk

    Sporyk

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    Currently control center is List view with large or small icons. There is no way to create "folders", "smart folders" based on search criteria, or any other grouping /sorting. The list view is work fine for few VMs but when you have lots of VMs (external drives, NAS/SAN volumes, network shares etc) it become a problem.

    Please think of new UI / UX to manage 10 or more VMs on small 14" MacBook screen. You see what I mean?
     

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