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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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(This irritating bug seems to be biting me more often after updating to 10.10.4) OK, when this happens and I don't want to have to reboot, I restart the "Dock" process and the problem is gone. There's probably some GUI way to do it, but I just drop into Terminal and do: killall Dock But before that, run killall -s Dock to make sure it's only going to ...


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The GUI way: Open Activity Monitor. In the search field, type in 'Dock'. Select Dock in the results. Click on the black X directly above on the left. When asked if you are sure you want to quit the process, choose Quit. The Dock process will quit and restart. All your gestures/shortcuts will now work again.


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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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You can't, it's Mission Control all the way. I'm actually quite happy with it, and made a pretty seamless transition. What features are you missing? You can do everything with Mission Control that you could do with Spaces and Exposé, with the sole exception of Spaces in rows. You can even assign applications to individual spaces; that option is in the app's ...


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You can restart the SystemUIServer by killing the process in Activity Monitor. It will auto restart. I think that should give you the desired effect without a reboot/logout.


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It happened again, and I tried simply closing the MacBook, waiting a couple of seconds, and reopening. Maybe it was a fluke, but it worked. I'll wait and see if it fixes the problem a second time to make sure that it really did something. This answer is less than ideal, e.g., if I'm in the middle of a big download, so I'd like to wait and see if this answer ...



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