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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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do you ever try Relaunch application: Relaunch saves you time by taking Snapshots of which applications you are using, and starts them back up for you. Think of it as a launcher on steroids that lets you switch between work contexts with one click. you can take a snapshot before restart your system and after that double click on the snapshot you created ...


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If it's not the web browser, and you're sure you've quitted it (I'm sure you know on a Mac closing the window doesn't usually quit the application), then try this when you see another floating window: Search Spotlight for Activity Monitor Change the drop down menu to Active Processes or if not available choose My Processes Sort by Real Memory Usage ...


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Interference depends entirely on the application you are in when you use that combination of keys. Based on my experience, the only applications that get into that deep of a combination of keys (shift+control+cmd+[...]) are very robust like those found in Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative Suite.


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KeyRemap4MacBook does allow changing individual media keys. Save something like this as private.xml: <?xml version="1.0"?> <root> <item> <name>Change Expose to F19</name> <identifier>B83A0F12-896A-42C4-AE87-1F24EE0B989E</identifier> <autogen>--KeyToKey-- KeyCode::EXPOSE_ALL, ...


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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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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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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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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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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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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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I've solved this by deleting following plist files in ~/Library/Preferences. By default, they are hidden. Warning! Your Dock will revert to default state. Shortcuts and everything else will remain. com.apple.dashboard.plist com.apple.dashboard.plist.lockfile com.apple.desktop.plist com.apple.desktop.plist.lockfile com.apple.dock.plist ...


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No, there is no way (right now) to be able to use app exposé in full screen mode. However, I don't think that this is because full screen takes up a whole space, because in Pages, I can have a full screen document open, while I'm working on my window document. I use app exposé and notice that I can see my full screen document, as well as my window document. ...


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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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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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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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I managed to figure out how to clear and permanently disable this in Expose so figured I'd post here. I'm using BBEdit but imagine the steps are the same for TextEdit(?) You have to set the Recent Items to 0 (as above) AND delete the contents of: /Users/[your username here]/Library/Preferences/com.barebones.bbedit.PreferenceData/ (As I say I imagine ...


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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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