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Does anyone know how multiwindow works?

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Default Does anyone know how multiwindow works?

My multiwindow seems to be highly variable on how it will complete actions. Sometimes if I have an app like lecture notes open and pull out the drawer to the right and select chrome, it will open chrome as the side by side window. Other times it will give me an option to have chrome as a floating window above other apps. There are also times when I'll have both windows occupied with lecture notes and myscript calculator and selecting chrome will give me a floating window, but sometimes it will replace one of the two side-by-side apps. It seems really inconsistent and is quite frustrating. Does anyone know how the app determines how a new multi app will be opened? Thanks
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If you tap the icon (as long as it's an app that can pop up) it opens it floating. If it can't it'll open side by side. If you drag it out it'll open side by side

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