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In Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, If you activate the "Application Windows" Exposé function, it will show all of that applications windows, whether they're in the current Space or not. Is there a way to have the "Application Windows" Exposé function show only those application windows that are in the current Space?

I have perhaps a dozen TextMate windows open across multiple spaces, and it's difficult to find the one I'm looking for if all of them are shown instead of just the ones in the current space.

This is a change from Leopard 10.5. Is there a way to reactivate the old behavior?

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Sounds like a bug to me. Try clicking on a window in a different space. I'm going to report it. – Benjamin Dobson Sep 9 '09 at 15:15
When I click a window in a different space, it activates the other space. – John Douthat Sep 9 '09 at 15:33
Really? When I click a window in a different space, the window becomes active but the space remains the same. – Benjamin Dobson Sep 9 '09 at 15:40
related discussion at Apple: – John Douthat Sep 9 '09 at 15:58
Aha, thanks. I'll append that to my bug report. – Benjamin Dobson Sep 9 '09 at 16:28
up vote 3 down vote accepted

A solution!

$ defaults write wvous-show-windows-in-other-spaces -bool FALSE
$ killall Dock

(Via MacOSXHints via the support discussion)

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Unfortunately, this doesn't work in Lion. – John Douthat Jul 27 '11 at 18:57
Doesn't work on El Capitan too. – Tolgay Toklar Dec 24 '15 at 21:34

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