This functionality is the same as this one Description:

  • The given: In the current desktop there is one terminal and Safari open, and in another desktop there is another terminal window. Desired is to cycle open windows in the current desktop.

  • The problem: When I use preferences -> shortcuts -> keyboard -> center in active window or next, (the default shortcut is ^F4 I think), in many cases it jumps to the terminal in the other desktop.


  • This happens with other apps that can open in sevaral windows. I raise terminal as an example.

  • the hs.expose library of hammerspoon as mentioned in this post results the same.

  • Please to not offer closed source software.

Thanks in advance,


  • As noted in your 2 linked questions & also apple.stackexchange.com/questions/193937/… this cannot be done natively. Spaces is simply not designed to allow one app to spread across multiple Spaces. Anything you do to try to fight that paradigm is going to have to come from a 3rd party app.
    – Tetsujin
    May 20, 2020 at 6:59
  • thanks Tetsujin. Can you say, please, what is the paradigm then?
    – gil2c4
    May 21, 2020 at 1:07
  • One App to one Space.
    – Tetsujin
    May 21, 2020 at 7:36


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