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Mission Control replaces them. All the things that you used to be able to do in expose and spaces should be in Mission Control as well (Well... Not really, you can't have spaces arranged in two dimensional space anymore). But no, there's no more Spaces or Expose anymore. Yes it's called desktop now.


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Thankfully, this feature isn't completely gone. It has just, for some reason, been whisked away into the depths of less-than-obvious multi-touch gestures in OS X Lion and newer. You now have to double-tap an app icon on the Dock with two fingers to activate Dock Exposé. I'm not sure if this gesture ever existed on OS X Snow Leopard.


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Have you tried restarting SystemUIServer? (killall SystemUIServer) When something like his is happening and restarting the Dock doesn't help, SystemUIServer is the next one to try.


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Unfortunately I'm not aware of anything that can do what you're looking for. Mission Control is fairly limited in the ways in which you can customize it, either through the user interface or for developers. Similarly, OS X is pretty constrained in how you can configure multiple monitors (sadly, it's actually regressed a bit in this regard since 10.6). You ...


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You shouldn't take a tag description on a web site not affiliated with Apple as a feature description. See http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204100 for how Apple defines Mission Control (emphasis mine): Mission Control is the quick way to see everything that's currently open on your Mac. To use Mission Control, do one of the following: Swipe up ...


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You can execute "Mission Control" with specific arguments to trigger the behavior that you desire: Mission Control: /Applications/Mission\ Control.app/Contents/MacOS/Mission\ Control Show Desktop: /Applications/Mission\ Control.app/Contents/MacOS/Mission\ Control 1 Application Windows: /Applications/Mission\ Control.app/Contents/MacOS/Mission\ ...


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It isn't available in full screen because a full screen app has its own space therefore there can't be any app "behind" it i.e. no need for Application Expose'


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To disable the shortcut for switching to spaces go to the keyboard shortcuts tab of the keyboard preferences pane. Select Mission Control on the left and then un-check the 'Move left/right a space' options.


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If I open "Expose & Spaces" preference panel, I see an option to select the "fn" key to different Expose actions. This is on 10.6.


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Go to System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Keyboard Shortcuts. Then, on the left side, select Exposé & Spaces. On the right side you will see the current keyboard shortcuts for Exposé and Spaces. If you double click on the shortcut command (literally double click ^1 for instance) you will be able to change this to whatever you want. Just do the key-combo ...


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I'm not aware of a setting for just clicking on the icon with the mouse other than a default for turning it off... defaults write com.apple.dock show-expose-menus -boolean You can change the behaviour of when you drag a file onto a dock icon though... Go to Finder Preferences and at the bottom of the general tab there is "Spring-Loaded folders and ...


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As far as I know, it’s not possible to show the Spaces Overview on both screens. It will always be shown in the primary display and the other will fade to black. I haven’t come across any utility that does that. Hyperspaces is nice, but it doesn’t do that. Although if you really use spaces, I’d recommend you give it a look. Read their blog and possibly ask ...


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Apparently setting the Number of recent items to None in general preferences does the trick. Unfortunately it also disables the Open Recent submenu, but I honestly care less: having an uncluttered minimized windows list in Exposé is much more important.


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This is impossible because Mission Control / Spaces / Exposé are actually controlled by the Dock. And you'll certainly have no end of trouble if you try to transplant the Dock between OS versions.


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It's a bug. Basically it's not setting focus onto the desktop, the focus is still on the Folder/File that you're renaming in the Finder window, the only difference is the Window is being 'drawn' off screen. If you do it then press F11 to slide it back in the rename box points will be a perfect fit. It probably shouldn't allow it, and I've never even seen it ...


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FunctionFlip allows you to change the function keys individually.


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Actually, the lack of Exposé - App Windows from fullscreen apps is a big problem that can lead to a buggy situation while using Google Chrome. I often use fullscreen mode while using Chrome. While doing so, a certain web app, that I use regularly for work, opens a smaller browser window. Due to the nature of the web app, this smaller browser window can't ...


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You could also change it to a normal F-key with FunctionFlip. If anyone else is looking for a way to change it with KeyRemap4MacBook, just create a private.xml like this: <?xml version="1.0"?> <root> <item> <name>test</name> <identifier>test</identifier> <autogen>--KeyToKey-- KeyCode::EXPOSE_ALL, ...


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If you assign an application to 'All Desktops', then it will follow you around as you switch desktops, and no matter which desktop you're in when you click the dock icon or select it with CMD-TAB, the application will come to the forefront on the desktop you're at.


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Restart Dock, of which Mission Control is a child process. In terminal, run: killall Dock


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OK, after twiddling different combinations, I found a solution that works (at least on Mac OS X 9.5 Mavericks). 1) Open the app in question (e.g. TextEdit). 2) Click Menubar / File / Open Recent / Clear Menu. Note that there is also a Menubar / Apple / Recent Items / Clear Menu. Clicking this general one doesn't help; click the app-specific one. 3) ...


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During your app expose, you can hover the mouse on the window you want and press the Space Bar to enlarge it allowing you to have a sneak peak in full size. It works in mission control too. Also in mission control you can move your mouse to the app and scroll up to scatter the app windows, then you can use the Space Bar to have a sneak peak of the window ...


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Application Exposé (sometimes known as Application Windows) is a wonderful feature. One that I have wished for very hard! It's always been there! They basically changed the behaviour from Snow Leopard. Previously, it would show windows, even from other Spaces. Now it shows all the windows of the selected app on that space, and in fullscreen mode there ...


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There's actually a way to do with a third party app. There's an app called Afloat. Install it, restart your computer and when you return, the Window menu will contain the Afloat options. Afloat is mainly for keeping an app on top at all times, but it has an option in the Adjust Effects menu that allows you to Keep this window on the screen on all Spaces. ...


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It seems like OS X automatically re-assigns ⌥→ and ⌥← to jump one word forward/backward, as soon as you disable the 'switching space' shortcuts in the Mission Control. System Preferences → Keyboard → Shortcuts and uncheck the Mission Control shortcuts


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Found a way to (sort of) do it: http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/76103/38367 The following command will enable the mouse scroll-up on an app icon to open exposé: defaults write com.apple.Dock scroll-to-open -bool true killall Dock More info on: http://osxdaily.com/2011/11/30/enable-hidden-stack-gestures-mac-os-x-lion/


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In OS X 10.7, Exposé has been outmoded by Mission Control. It essentially combines Exposé and Spaces into one set of gestures. How you access it will depend on your computer and its configuration. MacBooks with glass, buttonless trackpads and desktops with the Magic Trackpad can access it by swiping four fingers up, I believe. Older MacBooks that run Lion ...


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There isn't a reliable way to use the old Exposé on Lion. You can, however, use Mission Control to access all of your open windows easily. In Mission Control, hover over an app's 'cluster' of open windows. Use a two-finger swipe upwards (or scroll up with a scroll wheel) to separate those windows for easier access. You can access all of an app's windows ...


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I don't know when this has been re-enabled, but in OS X Lion 10.7.4 I am able to do the following: Click drag and object in Window A and hold it with your thumb. Initiate App Exposé/Mission Control using a four finger gesture. Do not release your thumb. Drag the object to Window B using one of the remaining four fingers. So, this is basically the same ...


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You can configure these shortcuts in System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Keyboard Shortcuts -> Mission Control I think the default is control-option-left/right arrow, at least that's what I have it set to. In mission control, you can also re-order the position of the desktops/full screen apps by dragging them around. I think by default they're ...



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