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Spectacle was mentioned in a question that was marked as duplicate of this one, but has not yet appeared here. It is also open source: Spectacle at Github
I think I finally got a fix, for Microsoft Word (and presumably other Office apps too): Make sure you have a Word window open in all workspaces... of course, you can make the window really, really tiny and pushed away into a corner. This also helps with the jump to another workspace with an open window when you close "the last" (actually useful) window on ...
http://brawersoftware.com/products/ubar I was impressed with this. It is the closest thing to a task bar replacement I found. Some of its behavior annoyed me so I did not purchase it at the end of the trial. You may fare diffently. The DOCK is rather ill conceived for a variety of reasons, but programs leaving the dock when open is a huge one. Finding open ...
I'm having this same issue. I use Command+Tab very frequently, and I would say about 50% of the time lately, when I switch applications, the selector doesn't stop. It just flows all the way to the right. I am running the 10.10.4 beta preview which might have something to do with it. To the original poster, are you running a beta or a normal public release?
The key [pardon the pun] is Key Repeat Rate System Prefs > Keyboard > Keyboard Switch repeat off to prevent it running away, or slow it down, or increase the delay…
In OSX Yosemite, you can achieve this by holding the ⌥ option and click the green (+).
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