In Spaces (Now ‘Desktops,’ which I suppose is more accurate) desktops numbered 1-10 are defined by Control+(1-0) and desktops 11-16 by Control+Option+(1-6). These are useful to know if you regularly use lots of spaces, and are easy to remember.
You can easily turn off ALL Mission Control shortcuts in System Preferences, but the Control Left-right keys are still quite useful, and don’t conflict with many apps.
The trick is to have all the desktops active BEFORE you try to edit keyboard shortcuts if you want to edit just the ones for the desktops.
- To turn off just the keys for each Space, first go into Mission Control.
- Now you’ll need to add the maximum of 16 desktops to remove all the ke …
Source: Mac OS X Hints