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Swaping spaces between monitors

Given that I have 'mission control/displays have separate spaces' unchecked: is there a way to swap spaces between displays (and assign a shortcut to it)? For example: if I have 'Desktop 4' on the ...
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unexpected workspace transposition

I am using yosemite and take advantage of workspaces. Occasionally, my workspace locations get transposed. E.g. workspace 2->3 and workspace 3->2. I use ctr-N where N is the workspace that I want ...
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Permanently show Notification Center for a particular workspace

I use Sublime Text fullscreen in a workspace and would like to permanently show the Notification Center on the side of the screen, similar to how Split View works. I spend a lot of time in this ...
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How to pin a window on top of other windows in OS X?

I used to use an app called Keep Afloat (http://www.chrisvanpatten.com/master-windows-afloat-mac) that let me pin windows on top of all other windows on the desktop. However, Afloat stopped being ...
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Dragging away a fullscreen window on Mac

I have recently switched to Mac after using Linux Mint and still getting used to its UX paradigms. Is it possible to: Go on full screen with a window by clicking on the blue dot. Then drag the ...
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Is there a way to completely disable Spaces in El Capitan?

Is there a way to completely disable Spaces in El Capitan without turning off Mission Control, Dashboard, etc.? If not, is there a way to disable drag to space? I'm using Cinch and I find it quite ...
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How to completely disable the space-switching animations in Yosemite?

I wonder if there is a way to completely disable the animations when switching from one space to another in Yosemite. Everything I've found so far is for previous versions of OS X. I've tried all of ...
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Setting default “Spaces” arrangement in El Capitan

I like certain apps to have their own dedicated spaces, and I'm wondering how I can make it so those apps are automatically arranged in a specific order in Mission Control upon being opened. For ...
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Can you save a work session and reopen it later?

Imagine you are working on a book, for which you need 5 precise internet tabs/pages to be open at the same time, Apple Pages, Dictionary, and, I don't know, a classical music CD in iTunes that ...
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Prevent switching workspaces when clicking on dock icon

I am constantly running multiple applications on multiple workspaces. I want to remain on the same workspace, and only switch workspaces when I explicitly ask for it (e.g. with a magic mouse gesture). ...
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Password Protect one work space alone in Mac OS X Yosemite

I used to work with multiple workspaces, putting my dev apps on one space and music apps on another. I want my Chat apps in one workspace where I want to protect it with my password, because I will ...
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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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Create/Close Desktop workspace keyboard shortcut

I was wondering if there is a way to automate create/close of a desktop workspace using keyboard shortcuts. By default the osx does not support such thing or I was not able to find it within keyboard ...
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Moving a window to another workspace by a key combination

Is there any way to move a window to another workspace by a key combination? For example, in Ubuntu I can do that by "Ctrl+Shift+->" if I recall correctly. In mac - only by mouse? It's not convenient. ...
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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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Space number in menubar

Is there a way to show the space number in the menubar so you can easily tell which desktop you are on in yosemite?
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Why do my apps open in a single space when resuming?

When I restart yosemite and I select 'reopen windows when loggin back in' I have a lot of apps that open in the same space. For example when I have sublime text and libreoffice open in a space and ...
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Saving, Switching between window arrangements?

Repeating series of actions := productivity lost. Is there a way I can arrange, and save for later loading, an arbitrary arrangement of open programs, closed programs, and arrangement of windows? ...
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ubuntu style change workspace in osx mavericks

is there any way to make osx (mavericks) change the between workspaces like ubuntu > 12.0 i mean the 4 window workspaces and switching by going up/down/right/left the current change workspace in osx ...
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Disable workspace switch when opening a new window of a program already opened in another workspace

When I want to open a new window of a program already opened in another workspace the opened window gets automatically focused in the other workspace. Thats annoying because I always have to get back ...
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MacBook Pro 13 inch for work

I have just sold my iMac 27 inches for the reason it being too big! I will avoid mentioning the reasons, but... Now that I have got the exact money to buy the new 13 inch retina one. Problem is I am ...
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How do I avoid inadvertently switching workspaces?

I keep accidentally dragging windows into other workspaces on my Macbook Air running OS X Lion. Can I disable dragging into other workspaces or make doing so more difficult?
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How to interact with application across spaces and save the workspace?

Using Mac 10.6.8 here. So I have Chrome in Space2, and Devonthink in Space1. I wanted to drag the URL from Chrome to Devonthink. Can't think of a easier way other than to drag Chrome to space 1, ...
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How do I bind a key in OSX to open a new window of an application?

I can't find a way to do this. There's only binding to open an application. But the apps I want to use this on, (chrome, terminal, and finder) are always open. I just want to open a new window in the ...