Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I use a lot of different spaces for my fullscreen applications to get me focus on the different tasks I have to do. For example, I have a space with my mail app, subversion app, safari and so on.

To switch between my active apps I use + tab all the time. Even though the icon of my fullscreen apps appears when tabbing and the menubar getting active, I don't see the app. Only when I go to Mission Control and click the app it will switch to the fullscreen window.

Is there a setting or a shortcut to achieve this without using the mouse?

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

yes, there is. Activated System Preferences -> Mission Control -> When switch to an application, switch to space…

share|improve this answer
    
This setting is already activated, so unfortunately not a solution for this/my problem –  MysticEarth Nov 12 '13 at 10:02
    
Did you turn it on and off again? ;) This works, the only exception is Finder! –  Sebastian Semmler Dec 9 '13 at 13:34

ctrl + cursor keys

Can be changed in system preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> Mission Control

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.