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How do I flip through different Firefox windows (not tabs) using cmd < on mac

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How do I flip through different Firefox windows (not tabs) using cmd < on mac

On my macbook pro (SL) I still run Firefox 16.0.2 where I am used to be able to flip through different windows (incl the downloader window) using cmd and < (Swedish keyboard) which has been very handy. However on my macpro (ML) I have Firefox version 18.0 and can not use that key command anymore, any ideas as to why that is so, anyone?

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Re: How do I flip through different Firefox windows (not tabs) using cmd < on mac

Does your keyboard have a tilde (~) or accent key (`) that you can use with Cmd or Shift + Cmd?

See http://www.danrodney.com/mac/#windows

See also http://support.apple.com/kb/PH4182 OS X Lion: If a keyboard shortcut doesn’t work

System Preferences > Keyboard > Keyboard Shortcuts > Keyboard & Text Input
 "Move focus to next window in application" should be checked.
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Re: How do I flip through different Firefox windows (not tabs) using cmd < on mac

Thx a million! For some reason I needed to "reset to default" the shortcuts though I never changed anything.

Alex

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Re: How do I flip through different Firefox windows (not tabs) using cmd < on mac

You're welcome

Re: How do I flip through different Firefox windows (not tabs) using cmd < on mac

System Preferences > Keyboard > Keyboard Shortcuts > Keyboard & Text Input

"Move focus to next window in application" should be checked.

I've done all that. The problem is that it doesn't recognize Spaces. I have four desktop spaces set up, and the shortcut for "Move focus to next window in application", which I've left at Cmd-`, only works in the same space.

Right now, as a test, I have 3 Firefox windows open: two in space #1 (including the one I'm typing this in; call them window A and window B) and one in space #2 (window C). Cmd-` just toggles me back and forth between A and B. To get to window C I have to switch over to space #2. And once I'm in it, Cmd-` doesn't do a thing.