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Is is possible to have more than 16 desktop "spaces" with Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

I know that it does not seem possible at all from the System Preferences settings, but I was wondering if there exists some software tools that would enable one to use more Spaces, say 20-25.

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If you need that many workspaces, it's probably time to get another monitor. –  John Feminella Mar 8 '10 at 22:30
try a google search for "OS X virtual desktop". I found this: codetek.com/ctvd Looks like it might support up to 100 virtual desktops (so says the products page: codetek.com/products.php). –  FrustratedWithFormsDesigner Mar 8 '10 at 22:35

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The setting is in Library/Preferences/com.apple.dock.plist with the keys workspaces-cols and workspaces-rows, respectively.

Try to set it and then restart Dock. At least on my computer, however, values over four are ignored, so the following procedure should not really help:

defaults write com.apple.dock workspaces-cols 5
defaults write com.apple.dock workspaces-cols 5

and then

killall Dock
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