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Once in a while I try to use Spaces in OS X, but I quit after a little because I can't find the way to make Spaces behave the way I want.
I would like to emulate the Lion full screen feature, so I want to reserv a space only for an application. Any other unassigned apps should open in another space.
Is there a way to do that or I have to manually assign all the applications?

PS: I'm not looking for a third party application, I can accept the answer only if it's a OSX built-in trick/hack

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The preferences for Spaces looked like this, right? And if you open a new window in an unassigned application, it opened in the current space, not a specific one? –  Daniel Beck Feb 6 '13 at 19:58
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Sorry, but I can't see a way to do that, other than going to a different space before opening another program, doing what you need to do, and going back to the other space.

As you said, there propably is a 3rd-party app for this.

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