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⌃ Control+ and ⌃ Control+ switches desktops.

I actually had this enabled in Spaces on Snow Leopard, but I'd like to turn this off because I use those key combinations when editing in Eclipse. How do I turn this off?

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Go to System Preferences > Keyboard > Keyboard Shortcuts > Mission Control and change the settings for "Move left a space" and "Move right a space" or disable them completely.

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Outstanding! I was convinced there was no way to turn this off. Thanks! – Robert Hume Jul 21 '11 at 15:30
    
Check one in the win column for @rene, works on Yosemite 10.10 – Red2678 Jun 13 '15 at 15:09
    
Any idea of how to automate this with a defaults write command suited for a dotfiles file to immediately fix this on blasting a new mac for use, à la github.com/mathiasbynens/dotfiles/blob/master/.osx? – ecmanaut Dec 17 '15 at 11:46

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