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I answered a similar question here - cmd-tab behavior on mavericks with multiple displays The Task Switcher does follow the Dock. If the Dock is on screen 1, the Task Switcher will appear on screen 1. If the Dock is on screen 3, the Task Switcher will appear on screen 3. Etc. To make your Dock appear on a screen you can use a couple of methods. Method ...


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Try moving your Dock to a different screen in System Preferences > Dock > Position on screen. The Application Switcher will open on the same display as the Dock. You can also quickly move your Dock (and Application Switcher) to another display by hovering your mouse on the very bottom of the desired display for a moment. The Dock will then rise up and ...


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This may seem complicated, although after you've done it a few times and use it regularly you'll have it down. Depending on if you have other windows minimized you may have to tap the left or right arrow keys on the last step to pull up the window you're wanting un-minimized. While holding ⌘ tap tab followed by ← then ↓ twice, then press return ( ...


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Please let Apple know if you find this behaviour non ideal. Personally I would prefer either of the following behaviours: The Application Switcher is always displayed on the monitor on which the menu bar has been placed under System Preferences → Displays → Arrangement. The Application Switcher is displayed on the display with the active (opaque) menu bar. ...


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I am also experiencing the same problems and have posted a thread to the Macbook Pro Apple Forums. While there isn't any answer yet you might be interested in following along that thread. So far the only reliable way to fix it would be to restart the machine. Or to log out and log back in. Neither method is satisfactory.


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What you are trying to achieve is not provided by OS X and I don't know if a third-party application would be able to interfere this deeply in the window management. You have two options: (⇧ +) ⌘+→ to switch between apps (⇧ +) ⌘+` to switch between windows of one app in one desktop Option two is configurable in System ...


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This one is a bit tricky : press ⌘ Cmd + ⇥ Tab to show your running apps. Keep holding ⌘ Cmd. press ⇥ Tab until you've selected the app press the ⌥ Option, and let go of the ⌘ Cmd. ( You must release ⌘ Cmd after pressing ⌥ Option ! )


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Great question! You answered #1 yourself - that is, the Switcher appears on the monitor where the Dock was last shown. To change it, just move the mouse to the bottom of the display that you want to show the Task Switcher on (this will temporarily show the dock on OS X Mavericks, until you move the mouse away from the bottom of the screen). Now the ...


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If you haven't enabled minimizing windows to the application icon, you can press control-F3 to move focus to the Dock, and then select the window with the arrow keys and press return.


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The apps are not being moved to different desktops, but the desktops are being rearranged. To see the difference, put two apps on a space, then Cmd-Tab to one of the apps. You will end up in a space that contains both apps, although the space will have been renamed and shuffled in the order. To stop this, Open System Preferences Go into Mission Control ...


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Windowflow - free for a limited time and gives some options for different spaces and such. Witch - 12,99 € and has an option that will only show apps in the current space. WindowSwitcher - 3,59 € and it comes very close to your needs, check it out. As far as an native solution to your problem: I don't think there is a setting or command that makes the ...


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⌘` works for me with the same versions of Chrome and OS X, so it might be something specific to your installation. You could try temporarily resetting Chrome's preferences or disabling extensions. Or change the shortcut from System Preferences or test if it works on a different account.


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If you use ⌘+tab to go through your open applications, you should see even minimized ones, but if you select them, they don't automatically maximize/unminize. If you however press the option key after you've selected the desired minimized application but before releasing the ⌘ key with ⌘+tab, the app window that was minimized to the dock ...


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I ended up getting Alfred's power pack and setup a hotkey there. It's much much faster than the automator service.


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I've had an identical problem on my 2010 MBP since upgrading to Lion last fall. Here's what I did today that seemed to fix the problem: 1) Go into Macintosh HD and find /Library/colorsync/profiles/displays 2) Move all files in the 'displays' directory into a backup folder on your Desktop 3) Open System Preferences > Displays and click on "Color" for each of ...


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It's provided by Dock.app. So you could try osascript -e 'quit app "Dock"' or killall "Dock".


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Even on a very slow, older Mac, LaunchBar is blazingly fast for me. It does far more than launch apps, but that's the core function of the tool and it's low resource, rock solid dependable, and ready to grow if you want more features.


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Ctrl click or Right click on the item then select Get Info from the popup menu (or else select the item and select Get Info from the File Menu). When Get Info window is open you can select what app to open it with and choose to open all similiar documents with the new app as well.


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@Hugo Chrome allows to set up more users to get more "environments" inside your chrome (bookmarks, opened tabs, session and so forth). it's very useful to split your business and private browsing. So, ⌘ Cmd-Shift-M is very useful. :)


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cmd+tab when you mouse-over the dock. The app switcher will move to the display your mouse is on. Found this out by accident... the obvious behaviour would seem to be that the app switcher appears on whatever display the cursor is.


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It's not free, but you could try Keyboard Maestro and set up some macros. In fact, the first suggestion on their Example Macros page is to set up function keys to switch directly to your most used applications.


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Contexts looks nice, but I've never used it personally. It seems to be similar in functionality with Witch, but it has a more modern (iOS 7-style) design. It does have the ability to map itself to Command+Tab. It costs $9.


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No, this isn't configurable on iOS 7. We'll have to see what the jailbreak community comes up with for people wanting an alternate idiom or design for fast switching of apps. As a sidenote, you can still use four finger swipe gestures to switch apps.


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If you are OK with losing the new features of Maverick's multiple displays, open System Preferences, click Mission Control, the uncheck the box that says, "Displays have separate spaces". Log out, then log back in, the problem should be resolved.


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You can already open a new window if one is not already open by pressing the COMMAND-TAB and hold down COMMAND. Release TAB, keep holding down COMMAND, then press OPTION and hold it down. While still holding down OPTION, release COMMAND. Then release OPTION. As far as doing it automatically you'd probably have to script something. Source: ...


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Try Apptivate, it worked perfectly for me: http://www.apptivateapp.com Especially liked its "quick peek" feature.


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Alternatively, you could try one of the following add ons: http://manytricks.com/witch/ http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/8242/liteswitch-x (company website no longer seems to exist) Both apps claim to solve the minimized app problem.


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Alfred (free) find any application or file this app will learn and prioritize your searches system commands and extended features (google search, bitly...) you can get more powerful features when purchasing the powerpack Quicksilver (free) find any application or file this app will learn and prioritize your searches lots of free plugins with extend ...


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How about something like Witch? It may not be 100% what you're after, but I find it nicer than the built-in application switching.


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You can use an app called witch. http://manytricks.com/witch/ It allows cmd+` switching using MRU order and a popup overlay similar to the default cmd+tab overlay. You can also, optionally, show window previews and many other customizations.



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