The OSX moniker for "Virtual Desktops". A user can have multiple desktops (icons, wallpaper, aliases/shortcuts, files, etc.), only one of which is usable at a time, and switch between them. Introduced in 10.5 "Leopard". In 10.7 "Lion", the Spaces functionality was rolled into Mission Control

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OSX Yosemite - full screen with 2 apps?

Is it possible to get full screen mode with 2 apps in OSX Yosemite? Even with a 3rd party tool perhaps? The behaviour I want is to lock 2 apps (which I use hyperdock to lock to one half o the ...
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Paste special text leaves trailing spaces in Excel

I wrote a script that creates an HTML table like this for a coworker: <table> <tr> <td>06/21/2014</td> <td>AAA</td> </tr> ...
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Application orientation for multiple monitors

If you have multiple monitors, when you disconnect them (or close the laptop if you have one), all of the application windows migrate to the remaining screen(s). I want to be able to plug into my two ...
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How can I stop OSX from combining spaces when I unplug a monitor?

I use spaces with the "Displays have separate Spaces" setting selected on OSX 10.10. In this mode, OSX seems to have a "phantom space" that disappears when a monitor is unplugged, and reappears when ...
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Is it possible to hide icons on the dock of apps that are running on other spaces?

I was wondering if it is possible to hide icons on the dock of apps that are running on other spaces. Also I would like the app-switcher to show only the apps that are working on the current desktop ...
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Spaces Control+Number stops working on Yosemite

I verified that the shortcuts are enabled (in Keyboard preference), but occasionally Control+1, Control+2, etc stop working on my computer. It works again when I reboot. I'm on Yosemite 10.10.3 ...
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Regex to select only specific number of spaces

I am using notepad++ and I want to do a find & replace operation. For example 4 number of spaces means 1 tab 6 number of spaces means 2 tabs etc. In my file all the spaces are in the ...
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Vim: changing tabs to spaces

I know this question has been asked many times, but I'm not finding a solution to my problem in particular, mostly because I can't even really identify the problem. Here's the timeline of events: ...
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Easily move between tmux windows and OSX spaces

I have bound Control+H and Control+L to switch to the previous and next tmux windows. In OSX, I have a similar key combination ⌘+⌥+Left/Right to move between spaces. I want to set it up so that I can ...
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Excel 2011 on OSX always opens on same monitor

I am running OSX and I have 3 monitors. In Mission Control, I have all 3 monitors to be their own Space. So each monitor has a toolbar at the top. Only one monitor has my dock on it (obviously). I ...
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osx - Transform unplugged screen to space

When I unplug my 2 screens from my MacBook Pro, I would like them to become 2 new spaces (or virtual desktops). Currently, I get all the windows from the unplugged screens on my primary space. If ...
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set tabs to 4 spaces in pudb

is there a way to set 1 tab = 4 spaces in pudb python debugger? i have tried setting my terminal tabs like so: tabs 1,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4,+4 in ~/.bashrc and this fixes ...
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Restore / Mount Windows 8.1 Storage Space

I have a storage space with two disks, which i want to use after a new Windows installation. I can create a new space, with the amount of the remaining disk space available, but cannot access the ...
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iOS simulator, dual monitor & rotation issue

I've got two monitors, with iOS simulator is on a secondary monitor. Xcode is full-screen on a primary monitor (iMac). Whenever I rotate simulator on a secondary display, primary display goes off the ...
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Mac OSX - Only show apps from current screen in dock

Coming from Windows/Linux, I'm used to seeing only the current spaces's (virtual desktop's) open application icons in the taskbar. And if Mac's replacement for the taskbar is the dock. I would like ...
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On restart, how to have Mac OS X reopen windows in their original space?

Right now when I restart my Mac and have it reopen the windows automatically upon login, they all load in a single space - the first one. Originally however, before the restart, these windows were ...
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Batch script Issue passing path as paramter with spaces [duplicate]

go.bat @echo off set url=D:\Download\Path with space inside echo "%url%" pause output: C:\Users\Admin\Desktop>go "D:\Download\Path with space inside" Premere un tasto per continuare . . . ...
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How can MacOSX 10.9.1 Safari tabs be used to merge two single tabbed windows?

Trying to come up with a complete picture as to how to use these new Displays and Spaces, especially with some of the Applications which supposedly were designed to utilize this new paradigm. Noticed ...
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Weird Console log spam when switching spaces

I'm on an iMac running OSX Mountain Lion 10.8.5, so whenever I switch spaces I see a bunch of these entries in my console log as part of system.log. 30/11/13 12:42:06.056 PM Dock[208]: ...
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Revert to multiple-display window setting from OSX Mavericks to Mountain Lion

Updated to Mavericks.. Is there a way to set it back so that if a window goes off past the monitor, it will show the rest on another. Now it just cuts off the window and will only show on one ...
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Revert to multiple-display setting from OSX Mavericks to Lion

I recently installed OSX Mavericks on my Lion Macbook Pro. I used to run a dual monitor system, and also used Spaces in conjunction with this. Essentially, this meant that with 2 Spaces open, I had 4 ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to toggle fullscreen in OSX Mountain Lion?

If I have a window on my desktop in OSX Mountain Lion, I see an icon in the top right corner o the window, made of two diagonal arrows pointing away from each other. I can click this to put the app in ...
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Multiple OSX users to multiple spaces

IS there a way to have multiple users on OSX active at the same time, and switch between them by swiping to go between spaces, rather than using "fast user switching"? I want to do this, because I ...
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Issue with spaces in path name in Excel macro

VLOOKUP definition is: =IF(ISNA(VLOOKUP(RC[-7],'[\\sqlc\Curr table & Checklist\Currency table - foreign.xlsx]Sheet1'!R2C1:R9999C2,2,FALSE))=FALSE,VLOOKUP(RC[-7],'[\\sqlc\Curr table & ...
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Share specific desktop or space with OSX

How can I share a specific desktop or space so I can connect to it via VNC? I do a lot of local development and it would be nice to VNC into my laptop with my iPad and have all my local hostnames and ...
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OSX Terminal Settings on multiple “spaces”

I'm working on Mac OSX 10.8.3. When I open terminal on one space, it will open to my customised settings fine. But while the terminal is open in one space and I move to another space, and try to open ...
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How can I scp when path and / or filename to copy has spaces?

I have in a remote remote_host a file like this: \home\user\path with spaces\filename with spaces.ext And I want to scp it to current dir .. How can I do that? Thanks!
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In OS X is there a way to assign an application window to a specific monitor?

I know that with OS X Lion (10.7) and Mountain Lion (10.8) applications can be assigned to specific Spaces/Desktops. With my laptop I daily connect and disconnect from an external monitor. When I ...
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How do I reserve a Space to a single application? (Snow Leopard Spaces)

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 ...
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Is there a way to script setting up a space (mission control) in OSX?

It seems that Spaces was designed with assigning apps to a space in mind (see this KB article). Even apps like TotalSpaces are built with this model. This seems redundant to me as there is already ...
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How to paste Excel data as fixed-width text?

If I copy data in Excel and paste it in a text file, I get tabs between cells. That's not good, I want spaces - and I want the columns to be aligned. How can I achieve this without a lot of effort ...
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How to reduce spacing between pinned icons in windows 7 taskbar (horizontal)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I further decrease the width of small, pinned icons? I noticed a lot of people having the same problem. And I found no way around to fix or modify this huge ...
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In Notepad++, when i close a file and reopen it, 4 space tabs turn into 2 spaces. How can i fix this?

This happens all the time. It screws up my formatting... If i make a tab 2 times (8 spaces) it will turn to one tab (4 spaces) and 1 tab turns to 2 spaces etc. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Using Word's autocorrect function to replace double spaces with single spaces

I'd tried unsuccessfully to use Word's autocorrect function to replace double spaces with single spaces. Any suggestions?
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bash “pass through” script for android build, space issue

I have an android build i need to customize, the question is ehre and not in stackoverflow because my issue wis with bash. I wrote a script: #!/bin/bash -xv params=$@ if [ "$#" -ge "2" ]; then ...
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Microsoft Office 2011 Mac: Reminders don't interact correctly with Spaces or Expose

I'm using Microsoft Office 2011 on Snow Leopard. I'm a heavy Spaces user. Whenever Microsoft Office Reminders pops up a reminder, it brings up the reminder in my current screen. However, if I do ...
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Textwrangler follows current space on mac

My textwrangler will follow me wherever I am, whichever space I'm active in. Is there a way to turn this off?
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Are multiple keyboard shortcuts allowed to switch between spaces?

I have an early 2001 Macbook Pro, and like the early 2008 version I had before that I got used to using Option+Arrow Keys to switch between spaces (when I wanted to quickly move to an adjoining space, ...
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move through spaces and take window with you without using a mouse? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What keyboard shortcuts move, resize, and maximize windows under Mac OS X? Move windows between Spaces in Mac OS X using only the keyboard I have just set up being ...
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Mac OS Lion - determine current space number

Issues of Lion's spaces and their differences between SL have been discussed already in many places here, however, I was unable to find answer to my simple question - is there a way to determine the ...
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Mac OS X: Command-Tab doesn't switch back to fullscreen app

Using the Spaces style fullscreen mode in OS X, I can easily Command-Tab out of a fullscreen app, but trying to Command-Tab back in doesn't take me back to that space, only switches the Menu Bar to ...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch app to different space on OS X Lion?

I am wondering if there is a way to use the keyboard to move the current app (or at least the current window) to a new space in Lion. Currently the only method I know of is to go to Mission Control ...
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Can I use a Terminal command to switch to a specific space in OS X 10.6?

Is there any terminal command I can use to switch directly to a space in OS X 10.6 ? Something like: spaces switch 2
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Google Chrome shows up on all OS X Lion Spaces when it shouldn't

I use spaces to separate work modes. Lately, when I switch to a different space, Chrome shows up there too when it should just stay at its respective space. When I launch mission control, I am unable ...
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How to jump to a space containing a window for the active application?

I'm using 4 Spaces with the "When switching to an application, switch to a space with open windows for the application" option turned off. But that means it's sometimes a real hunt trying to find the ...
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Internet Explorer 9 uneven letter spacing

I am installing my new PC with Windows 7 Home Premium. Explorer 9 displays text funnily on my Samsung 27-inch monitor: some (apparently random) letters are separated by larger spaces than they should. ...
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On the Mac, how can I get saved Terminal window groups (or other saved window groups) to work across multiple Spaces?

I've got a nice startup script on my computer that opens up the various applications I need to get to work, making good use of Terminal's "Windows"->"Save Windows as Group"/"Open Window Group" option. ...
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No break space is inserted when using multiple line edit in TextMate

I reinstalled the newest TextMate(Version 1.5.10 (1631)) on OS X Lion. It works fine, but when I do multiple line edit and insert space character, I end up having no break space (0xc2 0xa0). Why ...
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How can I switch spaces on OS X without the keyboard?

I want to know if there is a way I can switch spaces on OS X without using control+1 or control+(arrow key). For some reason this is locking up my keyboard. It probably has to do with another program ...
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Exposé in 10.7: When exposing “Application Windows”, how do you show only the windows in the current space?

This is basically the same question as Exposé in 10.6: When exposing "Application Windows", how do you show only the windows in the current space?, but with 10.7 Lion. In Mac OS X 10.7 ...