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3answers
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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 ...
1
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0answers
181 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
49 views

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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0answers
68 views

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, ...
2
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1answer
683 views

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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2answers
250 views

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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2answers
227 views

Mac mini - keyboard stops responding when switching spaces

The bug is well documented in the apple forums with a possible workaround: http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=11376362#11376362 In a few words my Mac mini's keyboard will stop ...
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1answer
129 views

Stick Video Playback on one Monitor in fullscreen on all Spaces

I have a two monitor setup on my Mac. I want to be able to watch a movie on one screen in full screen while working on the other screen. The catch: I am using spaces and move around them very often. I ...
4
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4answers
4k views

Is there a taskbar for OS X?

I'd like to permanently see a clickable list of windows I have open, in the same way that the taskbar allows in Windows. Can I do this on Mac? Some details: i have many virtual desktops (spaces), ...
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3answers
2k views

How do I stop Google Chrome from changing the current space in Spaces in Mac OS X?

Whenever a website changes, finishes loading or re-loads; Google Chrome moves me to that Space. It drives me crazy. Is there any way of stopping that?
2
votes
1answer
106 views

Prevent window switching when an app launches

I mapped certain apps to open in certain "spaces" on my Mac. When the app opens, I am automatically moved to that space, is there a way to prevent this? I already know in which "space" the app is ...
1
vote
1answer
416 views

How to change expose settings for a specific space on osx

Is there a way to change expose settings for a specific space? reason: sometimes I run windows in another space full screen. I don't like things happening when I put my cursor in the corner. ...
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2answers
1k views

Changing default shortcut for Spaces on a Macbook Pro with Snow Leapord?

I'm primarily a Linux user but my main home PC is a Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard. The concept of "Spaces" in a Mac is extremely important to how I utilize my development environments and I use this ...
2
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5answers
805 views

Spaces suddenly stops responding to mouse button activation

I'm running Mac OS Leopard and using a Targus Bluetooth Laser Mouse and just recently, on two different computers, the mouse buttons stop being able to control Spaces. They work fine for activating ...
3
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1answer
728 views

Can I have more than 16 Desktop “Spaces” on Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

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 ...
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3answers
482 views

Mac OS X and Spaces, assign to keys

Is it possible to assign the 4 or 9 spaces to some key combinations? Also that they do not interfere with another combinations?
2
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1answer
414 views

Is there a way to assign an application to always open on a specific space?

Is there a way to assign an application to always open on a specific space?
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4answers
5k views

Speed up Spaces on Mac OS X?

Is there any way to speed up the animation when you switch from one space to another on Mac OS X? I'd like to make the space-transition quicker, or even instantaneous. Does anybody know of any way ...
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3answers
4k views

Mac Snow Leopard opening the same program in multiple Spaces

I noticed that if I had Safari open in say, Space 1, I would be sent back to Space 1 if I tried to open Safari in any other space. Now I know that I can open multiple windows of Safari in Space 1 and ...
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6answers
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Is there a way to use the keyboard to move an application to another Space on OS X?

I'm using Spaces on OS X, and I'd like to replicate the Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> functionality (or is it Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> -- I can never remember) in Gnome that causes the currently selected ...