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How to change the default shortcut for "move focus to next window" to something else? [duplicate]

On Slovenian keyboard it's impossible to click the default shortcut.
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on MacOS, how to switch to different windows of the same application EASILY? [duplicate]

I found it very frustrating that CMD+TAB switches only between applications and not between windows of the same application. If I have several windows of Safari open, CMD+TAB will show only ONE ...
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I'm looking for a shortcut to view all opened windows for same application [duplicate]

So I want to reach to that view directly with one shortcut. To reach this I had to use CMD + tab then down arrow to android studio program to show me all opened projects so I can select which one. Is ...
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3 votes
1 answer
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macOS standard keyboard shortcuts for tabbing between windows [duplicate]

Are there any key combinations standards for tabbing between windows within an application? For example, in the Safari web browser: CTRL-TAB will cycle through the open tabs. It would be nice if ...
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Change Between Open Documents, SPANISH Keyboard, LibreOffice Chrome [duplicate]

I found this article: http://www.idownloadblog.com/2016/09/13/quickly-change-between-open-documents-mac-this-keyboard-shortcut/ According to changing between multiple opened documents in LibreOffice ...
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Windows like Alt-Tab (Cmd Tab) [duplicate]

Is there a way to tab through all active windows in Mac OS (Mojave 10.14.5) like in Win 7,8,10? I would like to do this on my work computer, so a native solution would be appreciated; rather than one ...
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How to cycle windows of the same app on Czech keyboard layout [duplicate]

cmd+tilde does not work as the key below Esc is mapped to '<' character on my layout. I cannot find any preferences to remap this. Franky I am surprised this does not work, this mapping should be ...
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How to enable switching between windows of chrome with CMD + ` on Big Sur? [duplicate]

I read in a lot of questions about this topic that cmd + ` should switch the windows, but it simply does not switch the windows, is there some other shortcut in Chrome that prevents this one from ...
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How to switch between windows of same app when on different screens? [duplicate]

I use two screens, one is the laptop's screen and the other one is an external monitor. I have two windows of Chrome each one on a different screen. If I want to switch between these 2 windows of ...
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Switching between Mac Safari browser windows on French-Canadian Keyboard [duplicate]

Use Command + ` to rotate between windows of the same application. How about for those of us with a French-Canadian keyboard? And is there a way to achieve it on the Trackpad? I know I've done it ...
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21 answers
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How to switch between different Chrome windows with keyboard shortcuts?

Switching between applications is easy with command-tab. Switching between tabs is easy with command-} or control-tab. Switching between separate windows within an application is easy with command-`....
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How do you disable Command + Tab (App switcher) in Monterey so that window switcher shortcuts from other applications can replace it?

I'm trying out Raycast app without any prior experience of its kind such as Alfred. To my astonishment, it has a built-in Switch Windows functionality which I can assign a hotkey. I am trying to ...
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On Mac, I cannot switch between Safari windows using keyboard shortcuts

I'm losing my mind. I know that Command + ` is supposed to allow me to switch between Safari windows on my Mac, but it does nothing. Actually, it does nothing no matter what apps I'm using. Is there a ...
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How can apply Ubuntu's ALT-TAB behavior to macOS?

I think Ubuntu's current approach to desktop window management is more efficient than macOS's. For example, if we have 4 different workspace areas (a.k.a. Desktop in macOS world), when you do ^ Option+...
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shortcut for cycling between different windows of Finder on Mac (not the tab)?

I have macOSSierra 10.12.5, I have checked the keyboard shortcuts in system preferences and Cmd ⌘ ` (command + backtick) is enabled indeed! Yet, when I open two finder windows (not the tabs), I ...
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How to switch to second window of a running app with applescript?

In MS Teams new meeting experience the meeting it self always opens in a separate window, which I'd like to make active via apple script to be able to thereafter trigger a shortcut. That way I can be ...
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How do I use shortcuts with the left square bracket [ key when there is none?

I'm using an M1 MacBook Air with a Swedish keyboard and there is no left square bracket [ key though I can do that bracket easily by pressing ⌥ Option + 8 . Xcode, however, has several shortcuts ...
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Move focus to next window shortcut not working when having external monitor

So I have this weird issue that everytime I connect my Macbook Air M1 to my LG Ultrafine 5k monitor using USB-C, the Move focus to next window-shortcut is not working: It doesn't work if I use my ...
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Show window preview when switching windows of the SAME app

I've recently switched to MacOS from Ubuntu, and have been trying to replicate my usual keyboard shortcuts for window management. I'm using Cmd+` to switch between windows of the same app, but when ...
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Cannot toggle between YouTube on full screen and other apps in Google Chrome

I recently switched by browser from Firefox to Google Chrome and now when I have a YouTube video on full screen it won't let me toggle between the video and other apps using the ⌘ Command ` shortcut ...
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Switch windows of an application across desktops

Is there a way (which does not cost a buck) to switch between windows across desktops with Option Tab? Not between apps, but between windows. Meaning: if I have a Chrome window on desktop 1 and ...
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Command + Tab in the same application with many windows

What I want to do is: if I have 3 open pdf's files, 3 open word's files, among other applications, I want to press Command + Tab and the 3 pdf's AND the 3 word's will appear. For example, in the image ...
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Navigate to next tab in finder window using keyboard

How to navigate to the next already open tab in finder window using keyboard ? mac osx 11.4 On Ubuntu just do control + pageup/pagedown
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What's the shortcut to switch between app documents in a Spanish keyboard?

I know the shortcut to switch between app documents (or Finder windows) is Cmd+~, but in the Spanish keyboard to get a tilde you can't use a single key, you need to press Alt+Ñ. I've tried pressing ...
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Using Command + ` to cycle through windows across different Spaces in macOS Mojave

I use Command + Tab and Command + ` often when switching between apps/windows. I also have multiple Spaces that I typically use. I've found that using Command + ` only cycles through windows in the ...
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2 votes
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raise window underneath the current active one

I am wondering is there a shortcut to raise another app's window underneath the current app's active one, so i can quickly toggle the top two windows, as this is a common workflow in my daily work. I ...
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1 vote
1 answer
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How to change the switch window key?

On my Macbook with a US-International physical keyboard, the windows of one application are cycled with CMD+`. Now I also use an iMac that has a German keyboard (the printing on the keys). I switched ...
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2 votes
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Preview shortcuts to select editor tabs by index

I am trying to switch rapidly back and forth between two related Preview tabs (different versions of a research paper). In other applications I would do this by selecting Command-[TabNumber] e.g. ...
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How to access shortcuts for Forward and Backwards in PhpStorm when using a German keyboard on a Mac

I have recently switched from a PC to a Mac. I'm working a lot in PhpStorm and there use the keyboard shortcuts for Forward and Backwards, which on Windows are Ctrl+Alt+←/→. Now I read that this is on ...
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MacBook move focus to recent window instead of next window

In MacBook, Cmd+` cycles through the windows of the same application. However, if I have multiple windows open, then to toggle between two windows, I have to cycle through all the windows. Is there a ...
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Modifying the app switcher keyboard shortcut

I'm new to macOS. After more than 20+ years on Windows, I got used to toggling between apps using Alt+tab and also using simple functions as 'copy-paste'. So, I switched between the 'command' button ...
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cycle windows in current space, version Catalina

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 ...
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How to reliably switch to an open application (with shortcut)

I find myself often struggling to simply switch between open applications with shortcut (CMD + TAB). Sometimes the programs appear in the icons list to switch to (what appears when pressing CMD + TAB) ...
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How to set a key to mimic clicking an app in the dock

I have multiple desktops on High Sierra. Given an app window (like Safari) on each desktop, I can click on the app icon on the dock, and it will cycle through the desktops with this app. ⌘-` will ...
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How to change or remove keybindings in Finder

The general shortcut to change window in a specific app is Command’. This doesn't work in Finder where the same shortcut toggles visibility of status bar. How to change this behavior of Finder?
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`cmd+tab` to last opened Preview window

Consider this situation: I have two Preview windows with file1.pdf and file2.pdf, and another app, say Chrome, on a MacBook Pro with macOS Catalina. I navigate between the two pdf files with the ...
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Chrome apps are not treaded as standalone applications, what leads to app-switching problems

I am using OSX and Chrome-Apps for many years now, but there is one issue that still annoys me and that happens on OSX only and is no issue on Linux or Windows. The problem is that Chrome-Apps are not ...
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How to achieve direct window switching

I recently got a Mac for work, and one thing is really bothering me. For windows and linux there is a concept called "direct window switching," which allows changing windows without regard ...
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Why are some Firefox windows not cycling through the entire list of windows I have open?

I've got a bunch of open windows in Firefox and somehow two of them (this one included which is the most recent one I've opened) are isolated into their own group. The other 8 or so windows will cycle ...
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