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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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881 views

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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1answer
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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 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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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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682 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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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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1answer
347 views

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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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 ...
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1answer
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How do Exposé and Spaces work in OS X?

How do Exposé and Spaces work in OS X? I am looking for details like When do these applications start? What framework do they use to create these effects? Any other details might help me ...
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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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Opening a new window in spaces with Mac OS X

I use a Mac together with Spaces which permits more than a single desktop. I have a problem though, whenever I click on let's say a new browser window (loading firefox), spaces jumps to a desktop ...
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2answers
216 views

Is there any way to force one Window of an Application to appear on all Spaces?

I'll sometimes have one window from an application that I need to access from all of my Spaces. Often this is a terminal or a specific chat window. Is there anyway I can force the one window to appear ...
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Relative Spaces in Snow Leopard

I usually have a 4x3 grid for spaces. Each row is dedicated to a different subject/project. Does anyone know a way to move to different column of the current row? So if I pressed control + 1 it would ...
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Move windows between Spaces in Mac OS X using only the keyboard

How can I change the active space while taking the active window with me? In Gnome, I can press Shift-Ctrl-Arrow to move virtual desktops, bringing along the active window. I'd love the ...
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OSX — open program in a background Space?

In Spaces for OSX, is it possible to open a program in a background Space without having to switch to that Space beforehand, whether natively (unlikely) or through some sort of script or external ...
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1answer
524 views

OSX - Open two multiple windows of same program in different spaces on startup?

When OSX starts up, I'd like to have two Google Chrome windows open in two different spaces, two terminal windows in different spaces, etc. How can I do that?
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what the uses of Spaces in MacOs?

hai I'm using MacBook in my office. In MacOS Spaces is one utility to use i wonder that it nice to view multiple window. but if i click the mozilla or some browser in one view i can't open it ...
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In OS X, Spaces window sometimes doesn't disappear

About twice a day, after switching spaces, the window that indicates which space is active doesn't go away, then all keyboard input is ignored except for Ctrl+arrow key to switch to a different space. ...
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Mac and different Spaces: conserving the windows arragement when changing the external monitor

I use Mac OS X Leopard with 4 different Spaces and an external monitor at workplace, which is located above the laptop. On each Space I work on a different project, with different terminal windows and ...
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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?
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How to prevent spaces from putting the wrong window on top when switching

When switching spaces I find there is this really annoying bug that keeps causing windows on the destination space to be in front of the window that's currently focussed. The correct window gets the ...
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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 ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu-style Multiple Desktops for Mac OS X

Is it possible to set up multiple desktops on a Mac?
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1answer
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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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5answers
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OS X, Chrome, and Spaces annoyance

I use Google Chrome as my web browser on MacOS X Snow Leopard. I am a keyboard shortcut addict, and I use QuickSilver to create keyboard shortcuts for anything I can. One of the most common things ...
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Focus issues in OS X Spaces

Spaces rarely returns focus to my last used window. Haven't been able to peg universally reproducible steps, but spend any time switching among spaces and windows and you'll come across this. It ...
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5answers
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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 ...
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1answer
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How to make a single window on Mac OS X sticky to every desktop space?

I'm trying to make a single terminal window appear on every space but the built in spaces only allow to configure this per application basis. This makes it more or less useless for terminals if you ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
886 views

Save and reopen Spaces configuration in Mac OS X

Let's say that I am working using several spaces. In one of them I have 20 applications opened with their respective files. My computer crashes and I have to open everything again. Instead I want to ...
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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?
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Has anyone else had problems with VMware Fusion 3 and Spaces?

One of things I loved about VMware Fusion 2 was the ability to have 6/7 vms running in different virtual spaces and being able to switch between them using the space overview button in Mac OS X. ...
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Going Fullscreen with VMware Fusion VM in a different Space

Is it possible to have a VMware Fusion desktop go full screen in a Space (as in Spaces Space, the virtual desktop thing) other than the space the application was open in? When I'm using a VM I prefer ...
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Is there a way in Mac OS X to stop applications from stealing focus, especially between spaces?

I have certain applications set to open in certain spaces, but would like them to open in the background and not switch the space just so I can watch them open.
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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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1answer
765 views

Exposé in 10.6: When exposing “Application Windows”, how do you show only the windows in the current space?

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 ...
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4answers
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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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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 ...