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10.5: Move apps between spaces with the app switcher System 10.5
Grab a window's title bar and then use Command-Tab to switch to an application which you know resides in another space -- hey presto! The clicked window is transported to the new space for you as soon as you release Command-Tab.

If, like me, you keep Safari in one space and iTunes in another, this is handy for when you're watching a movie in iTunes and want to watch while surfing. Just grab the movie window and switch to Safari and you're done. It just works, as I expected it would when I had the idea to try. The grabbed window even retains focus, so it's just a more intuitive way to switch spaces without having to reach all the way across the keyboard to hit Control and the arrow keys or numbers.
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Cmd-Tab Not Neccessary
Authored by: jediknil on Dec 22, '07 02:11:31PM

You don't have to use Command-Tab, BTW; you can grab the window and use the control-arrow or control-number shortcuts and get the same effect.



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Cmd-Tab Not Neccessary
Authored by: rprather12 on Dec 22, '07 06:51:53PM

That assumes you have a very large hand to hit the Control/Arrow combination while holding the mouse button with the other hand.

Also, that only works if you know what space the app is in that you want to go to.

I prefer the Command-Tab method.


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Rick



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Cmd-Tab Not Neccessary
Authored by: robg on Dec 23, '07 07:05:05AM

We ran a hint to that effect already; this hint is a completely different way of moving a window to another space.

-rob.



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10.5: Move apps between spaces with the app switcher
Authored by: PCheese on Jan 01, '08 11:09:09PM

Neat hint. I'm sure it's been mentioned before on this site, but you can also drag the window to an edge of your screen and keep holding down the mouse button there for a second or two for a second or two until Spaces brings you over automatically.



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10.5: Move apps between spaces with the app switcher
Authored by: ccantrell on Jan 02, '08 02:30:53PM

Thanks ... it would be nice if Apple would put the Space Number under the app when you tab through the apps :)



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10.5: Move apps between spaces with the app switcher
Authored by: gobi on Jan 23, '08 05:31:47PM

yes this works but is annoying. I would like to just move my mouse over to the edge and immediately get to the next space...is there a way to decrease wait time?



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10.5: Move apps between spaces with the app switcher
Authored by: osxpounder on Aug 29, '08 11:23:56AM

Awesome hint, and awesome site, since I found this hint in just a few seconds and really needed it during a meeting. The CTRL-arrows tip looked useful to me, but it doesn't work for me. No worries. Cmd-Tabbing while holding the title bar is alright, if a little awkward for left-handers like me.



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