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How can I switch spaces instantly? [duplicate]

I can't overstate the significance of "instantly"! I'm trialling a working process that makes very heavy use of spaces. Heavy enough that any delay when switching spaces is making it essentially ...
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Speeding up switching between multiple desktops (speed up or remove transition) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I disable animation when switching desktops in Lion? I am a PC user who switches between many applications and now I use many full screen apps on the Mac (aka multiple ...
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How do I speed up the animation time for switching between desktop spaces? [duplicate]

Is there a way to speed up the animation time for switching between spaces? (Or maybe turning them off?). Preferably without buying a third party app. Maybe there's an option defaults. I'm on Sierra ...
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How to turn off slide transition when switching between two full screen applications on OS X Mavericks?

Application switching cause one application to slide into another. Most times this is fine but am working on a MacBook Air and the slide transition causes motion sickness at times, especially after ...
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Mission Control slow and jerky on 2011 MacBook Pros: any fix?

Mission Control has been horribly slow on my 2011 MacBook Pro 15" (2GHz quad i7, 8GB RAM, 256MB graphics, SSD) -- swiping up usually freezes the screen for 2 seconds, before showing me the Mission ...
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Is there an Apple list of terminal based tweaks?

Googling for terminal tweaks shows sites this one which show how to tweak OS X via the Terminal. Are there any Apple or exhaustive lists of these settings anywhere on the net?
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Prevent Xcode windows from exiting fullscreen after wake from sleep?

Often, when I log out of my computer, I'll enable "Reopen windows when logging back in". One of the first things I'll do when I log back on, is swipe over to my fullscreen Xcode project. The Xcode ...
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Mission Control Animation

I've install Lion on both MBP17 2008 and iMac27 i7 2010. On the old MBP, Mission Control animation are smooth but on the iMac, the desktop slide away with a nice animation but then all the application ...
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Lion: Switching Spaces with Key Controls darn slow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Speed up Mission Control Preview Animation I loved to use Spaces in Snow Leopard. Now with Mission Control I love using the feature even more. However as many people on the ...
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Is it possible to change, reduce, or eliminate the “swiping” motion between Desktops in Yosemite? [closed]

I do a lot of swapping back and forth between desktops, and I find the animation very distracting. Can I turn this animation off? How about the "zoom" animation for the Dashboard, Lauchpad, and ...
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prevent desktops/fullscreen windows from being re-ordered

When an application gains focus, it can change the order of desktops in mission control. In my mind, this creates some very confusion animations. Can we force desktops to stay in their order? Can ...
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Terminal app slows switching of desktops/Spaces

I noticed some time ago that when switching from one space (workspace/desktop) to another this animation is slowed if a terminal app is running on one of them. Funny thing I found out by experiment, ...
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How can I disbale login animations in macOS?

How can I disable the hideously irritating 'rolling cube' animation when logging in? When I switch from one user account to another, at first it appears to switch instantly to the selected user, but ...