Linked Questions

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What Window Management Options exist for OS X?

I'd like to do something with my windows on OS X, where something includes options like re-arranging, moving, re-sizing, remembering positions, cloning across Spaces, etc. What options exist? Rules ...
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How to always show the toolbar on fullscreen mode?

Do not tell me to use this shortcut CTRL + COMMAND + F to exit or enter in the fullscreen mode. I would like to always see the toolbar in the top of the page when I am in fullscreen mode, is it ...
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Setting default “Spaces” arrangement in El Capitan

I like certain apps to have their own dedicated spaces, and I'm wondering how I can make it so those apps are automatically arranged in a specific order in Mission Control upon being opened. For ...
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1answer
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Why does Mac OS X turn off monitor #2 when an application is maximized on monitor #1?

I am running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 on a Mac Mini system with two monitors. When I maximize an application on monitor 'A', monitor 'B' then goes black while that application maximizes to fill 'A'. Why ...
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1answer
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Vertical and horizontal workspace switching

Mac has horizontal workspace switching, which is great. However, I find it very useful to have a 2D workspace grid (which I am used to from Linux) and I can switch both horizontally and vertically. Is ...
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1answer
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Creating desktops and opening programs on those desktops using applescript

I'm new to applescript and I'd like some help with something I'd like to create. I've searched around on the internet and found a few pages, here and here, that describe pretty much what I would like ...
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Why can I not hide all the apps on my mac?

this may be a repetitive question, but I was unable to find an exact solution anywhere. I would really like to be able to hide all of the open applications on my mac without minimizing. I have this ...
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2answers
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Automate Fn key switch between finder and photoshop?

I would like to know if there any script that i can use to switch automatically between finder and photoshop? I can't install Palua App from my AppStore on El-capitan.
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Any key board shortcut to move application to another workspace in MacOS sierra? [duplicate]

I want my applications to be moved between workspaces with only keyboard in MAC OS SIERRA Is it possible to move application to next workspace by any open source free tools ? any alfred workflows? ...
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1answer
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Window shading in MacOS Mojave (10.14)

Window shading Window shading, to borrow from the KDE documentation: Shade, on the other hand, causes the window to be reduced to simply the titlebar. Double clicking on the titlebar again, ...
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Stop hiding minimised windows on Mac?

I multitask a lot, have a lot of windows open at the same time, even though I'm mostly peeking at using around 2 of them. I've become a fan of the alt+tab shortcut. I love that the window goes to the ...
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Separate shortcuts to cycle between maximized apps and Desktops/Spaces

I know I can cycle between maximized apps and Desktops with 3 finger swipe. Is there a way to have 2 different keyboard shortcuts (or swipes) for these 2 kinds of things so that I can cycle them ...
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Annoying behavior when showing desktop

I use the keyboard shortcut Command + F3 to scatter the windows and show my Desktop, and then unzip an archive on the Desktop. After unzipping, the windows always scatter back automatically. Then I ...