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Consider the situation where I have two spaces screens. From the second screen I open a terminal and make it fullscreen.

By doing so I expected cmd+3 to take me to the terminal app, but it doesn't work.

Any ideas on how to make it work?

Thanks

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You can simply do ⌃ → (default) to move one space to the right, which is where your app should be. You can change these settings in the Keyboard preferences:

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An alternate is to use Cmd-Tab to bring up the applications list and navigate.

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yes, but I wanted the [num] option to directly move between say from 1 to 3 –  raja Apr 2 '12 at 4:44
    
@raja Lion doesn't see it as a numbered space. If you look at Mission control, it shows "Desktop 1", "Desktop 2" and "Terminal"... –  rm -rf Apr 2 '12 at 4:47
    
@raja If you check those "Switch to Desktop X" boxes in the screenshot you can go directly to specific spaces by clicking control + space # –  Kyle Cronin Apr 2 '12 at 4:48
    
@KyleCronin Yes, but that will take you only to the numbered space. I get the feeling OP knows that, but wants to, say, use ctrl + 3 (when there are only 2 spaces) to go to the first fullscreen app. –  rm -rf Apr 2 '12 at 4:50
    
@R.M You're right, I had conflated spaces and full screen apps. –  Kyle Cronin Apr 2 '12 at 4:53
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