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I was wondering if there was a shortcut or solution to switch focus between different displays since I'm using a mac air with an external monitor. Often times I have to use the mouse just to focus on another application on a different display. Would really speed up the work flow if I can focus on apps in different displays.

Also I use full screen apps so I take advantage of desktop switching by hitting control + left or right thats why I need to be able to first focus on an app on either screen 1 or two then start switching apps or just use the app on that screen.

  • Identical to apple.stackexchange.com/questions/106559/… – matt Dec 29 '13 at 19:07
  • I see that it kind of identical but I'm looking for a solution where I can focus on an app and not just simply put my mouse on a display. Thanks – Wayne Dec 30 '13 at 20:53
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I have always used the + TAB keyboard shortcut to switch focus between applications. It should not matter if an application is on a different screen for this shortcut to work.

  • command + Tab is slow when you have lots of applications open and the app is near the end of the stacks. Plus I use full screen apps so I often just switch to the right screen then use control + left or right to get to the application but I just to use the mouse to move to the right screen first since control + direction only works for the screen the mouse is currently on. – Wayne Dec 28 '13 at 7:55

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