The UI element that appears when cmd-tab is keyed in and allows switching between all open applications.

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Stop mouse interfering with Cmd + Tab menu

When pressing cmd + Tab the mouse can steal focus of a program icon. This is frustrating. Is there a setting to make the cmd + Tab ignore the mouse?
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Why do some windows not appear in the app switcher even when not hidden or minimized?

The OS X app switcher doesn't include certain windows. Example of a window not in the switcher and which I can't alt + tab to: What are the rules for which windows don't show up in the switcher? ...
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Command+Tab misbehaving for apps on multiple monitors

I tend to keep a few Terminal windows open in one monitor, and another Terminal window and Chrome open in another monitor. When I'm using a single monitor, pressing ⌘⇥ remembers which Terminal window ...
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How do I fix an app that's stuck in application switcher?

I'm running OS X 10.7.5 "Lion". Three times now, Preview.app has gotten in a state where its icon is visible in the application switcher (⌘+Tab) but it isn't running (doesn't show up in ps ax in the ...
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Possible to use Command+Tab to bring up only top Window?

If you switch to an open application in Alfred, it only brings up only the window on top of the windows stack for that application, i.e. only the most recently focused window of that application. Is ...
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Why are some apps greyed out when Command+Tab'ing through programs?

Sometimes when I switch through programs using the Command+Tab shortcut certain programs appear to be greyed out. I can switch to the program in question with no problems nor is there anything ...
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Apps seem running on the Dock, but not on the App switcher

Some apps are always running on Mac and I can see them on Dock. (For example, iTunes, Evernote, etc.) I've set the option 'reopen windows when logging back in', so the apps automatically runs again ...
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Alter cmd-tab behaviour on OSX to group Parallels applications?

When running a Parallels virtual machine (i.e. Windows 7), cmd-tab behaves as the Parallels icon showing the list of virtual machines (which can be closed) and a separate icon for each open Windows ...
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trying to figure out how to use App Switcher on Lion

I recently bought a used Mighty Mouse, the slightly older kind with a little button on top that scrolls. (could anyone tell me what to call this button?) I set the button to use the App Switcher, ...
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Configure Mavericks Task Switcher to Display on All Monitors?

Using multiple monitors under OS X Mavericks (10.9), the Task Switcher does not always appear on the monitor you're looking at. [Cmd-Tab] How can the Task Switcher be configured to always appear on ...
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Cmd+Tab not working

We're having this problem with a Mac Pro running OSX 10.8.4 and 6 monitors with dual graphic cards+Triplehead. The ⌘Tab window does not show and it doesn't switch applications. I temporarily solved ...
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Ability to cycle between just a subset of open applications, Cmd+Tab style?

I have a few applications, let's say 4, on Mavericks that I am constantly switching between but I have many more open applications, say 10. When I use Cmd+Tab to cycle, the row of open apps is quite ...
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application switcher for iPhone with external keyboard

Is there an alternative keyboard shortcut than to doubleclick the home button?
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Active window changes when clicking inside a window

This is what happens: I switch to an application (app 1) so it is active/in front. When I click inside app 1, another app (app 2) gets focus. It's like I click through app 1. To prevent app 2 to get ...
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Trackpad, mouse will not click. Command+Tab switcher is invisible

I've had this issue come up about four times now on my 15" retina Macbook Pro, running Mac OS X 10.8.4. The trackpad will no longer click — neither right nor left click works. Regardless of whether I ...