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

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Macbook Pro Application Switcher automatically moves to far right?

Apologies if this has been asked somewhere. I tried searching for a solution to this for a while to no avail. When I press CMD + TAB on my Macbook Pro (Yosemite 10.10.3) to open the application ...
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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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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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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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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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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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HyperSwitch alt+tab broken?

HyperSwitch alt+tab behaviour stopped working 2/3 days ago. It simply does nothing. I haven't changed my HyperSwitch's preferences and I don't remember installing or updating anything that would ...
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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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Remove applications from 'cmd'+'tab'

I have just started to use the command+(Shift)+tab shortcut for switching between apps. The issue with this is a few applications that I have open, I hardly use or have them open in the background (I ...
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Is there a way to convert apps into menu bar apps hidden from the dock?

I have a number of apps that I run daily in the background (e.g. midipipe for using a midi controller to control my computer, and a pomadoro productivity app). I would like these apps to appear in my ...
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Is it possible to hide icons on the dock of apps that are running on other spaces?

I was wondering if it is possible to hide icons on the dock of apps that are running on other spaces. Also I would like the app-switcher to show only the apps that are working on the current desktop ...
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Is there any way to remove an app icon (especially stickies) on mac's application switcher (cmd+tab menu)?

On Mac's application switcher I want to hide some applications such as Stickies. I always use Stickies, it is really useful for me that's why it's always running. But, I'm really fed up with it on ⌘ ...
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Wrap workspace switching?

Is there a setting that would allow me to wrap workspace switching? For example, what would I have to do to make it so that if I kept switching left I would eventually end up where I started. I'm ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Wrong focus when CMD+Tab with multiscreen

If I have: 2 Screens Setting "Displays have separate spaces" ON A Terminal window in each screen (Terminal is just an example, this happens with all apps) Being focused on the Terminal window of ...
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How to configure Witch for application window selection using arrow keys

The default switching requires tapping the Tab key N times. I'd like to be able to use the arrow keys (while having the Command key depressed): this would better emulate the Command-Tab + arrow keys ...
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How to get rid of stale Java icons from application switcher & dock?

I recently started seeing "java" processes with the default Java icon sometimes stay in the switcher/dock after Java Web Start applications are closed (OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks). This may have begun with ...
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Switching between app windows by searching

I use Sublime a lot and switch between projects by selecting them under the "Window" menu, but this requires glancing through 5-10 different names. Is there a window manager or Alfred plugin which ...
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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 ...