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It's something that drives me crazy. The current version (2.0.2) of the official Twitter app for Mac OS X doesn't behave well with Spaces. It moves from space to space when I select another application (switching with cmd TAB.)

Is there a way to fix this or do I have to wait for a new release?

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Having looked at the reviews of the app it seems to be a bug so you will have to wait.

You could try its predecessor Tweetie which I think is much better.

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I also liked Tweetie better in some aspects, but unfortunately it doesn't support native retweets. –  splattne Jan 29 '11 at 13:32

If you want Twitter to stay in one Space, you can assign it to that Space in the Spaces PrefPane. The downside to this is that you have to remove and re-add that assignment every time you launch Twitter. Can't wait for this bug to be fixed.

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Bless you, Scott Jackson. Be the change you want to see in the world. Thank you! –  user3446 Feb 8 '11 at 17:39

You should also pay attention to the excellent Kiwi app. I wrote a review of this app a few months ago, which has more customization options than the Twitter and Tweetie

Kiwi is gorgeous and so easy to use!

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Nice app! I'll give it a try. PS: you should change the link to the site's official URL: kiwi-app.net –  splattne Jan 29 '11 at 15:01

Twitterific is what I use for OS X. As a spaces user, I can assure you it plays nicely. It costs $10 which is a little steep but there is an advertisement version so you can try before you buy. Or you could just use it until Twitter for Mac is fixed. ;) Very nice user experience in my opinion.

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