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Is there a keyboard shortcut in Lion for navigating through my open full screen Xcode projects? ⌘~ is not working.

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Yeah, "cmd" + "~" doesn't switch between Spaces in Lion. It only switches between windows on a particular space. I wonder if it's a bug in Lion, or purposely designed that way. – Paul Eccles Aug 8 '11 at 20:36
@PaulEccles Both Move focus to next window (in application) and Move focus to active or next window behaved the same way in Snow Leopard. – ؘؘؘؘ Aug 9 '11 at 16:37
@PaulEccles IMO this is a bug (anything that doesn't behave as expected is a bug). cmd-~ moves focus between windows of the same application. It should obviously do this regardless of whether or not the windows are fullscreen. – steve Aug 14 '12 at 17:47
Is there anything in Mavericks to solve this problem? – Sudhir Oct 23 '13 at 16:18
see this answer for a (paid) solution. No affiliation on my part. A shame Apple still hasn't fixed this. – Peter Host Oct 17 '14 at 19:04

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You can switch between spaces using ctrl + left right arrow keys, but this can be used with all spaces not just Xcode

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Indeed "ctrl" + "left right arrow" or "ctrl" + "number", are very useful in order to navigate through spaces, but what I'm missing is a shortcut imitating the "cmd" + "~" in full-screen open windows of the same app. – nskostas Aug 9 '11 at 7:18

This is not the perfect solution as its a paid one, but this software called Which fills this gap. As this is truly a bothersome problem (I often use five or six RDP connections at one time in full screen) I thought I would mention it.

disclaimer : I am not affiliated to this program.

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I can switch between windows of the same program by dragging four fingers left or right across the trackpad. This is analogous to pressing [Command] + [~] when the windows are not in fullscreen.

You can find this setting under System Preferences>Trackpad>More Gestures.

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You can also do the swipe two fingers left/right mouse gesture to change between full-screen windows of the same application. See Settings>Mouse>More Gestures

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You an also use Ctrl+Number to switch to a numbered desktop. However, full-screen apps are not given a number and so can't directly be used with this technique. However, if you like the approach, you could manually resize XCode to fill a desktop without actually using full-screen,

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