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How do I exit a Modern UI app?

Althought I appreciate the Modern UI in Windows 8, I prefer keeping my Alt+Tab clear when switching applications when I am developing so I don't potentially hit the wrong application when I am 100% in the zone and in my workflow.

I know I can press Alt+F4 to close a Modern UI Style application, although this doesn't actually exit it, but is there an easier way to do this?

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I've noticed they don't terminate immediately with Alt+F4, but after some seconds they will. –  Louis Aug 18 '12 at 13:55

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I have always taken this neat little shortcut:

Move your mouse to the top of the screen (By where it says app-preview on the microsoft apps). It'll become a hand. Then click and drag all the way to the bottom. The app should be closed.

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