Alt+TAB is used in Windows or Linux graphic interfaces (such as KDE or GNOME) to switch between open programs and applications.

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Alt-Tab alternative for Windows 7 similar to linux mint

Is there an Alt+Tab alternative for Windows 7. That works something like the one in Linux Mint. Wherein you can choose the way you switch applications. In Linux Mint. If you have already tried it. ...
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Alt-tab with text filter in Windows 7

Is there a way to do an alt-tab type action but where you can quickly filter the list of open programs with a text search of the title? For example, I have about 30-40 windows open and I know the one ...
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How to switch between the windows of the same application on SL?

I'm trying to get a grip of OS X (SL), but haven't yet found a keyboard shortcut to switch windows of a single application, say, Safari. I can hit F10 and select the right window from there but it ...
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Mac-like alt-tab replacement for Windows 7?

Is there an alt-tab replacement for Windows 7 that works in the same manner as command-tab and command-tick (tilde) on OS X? Requirements: 1. Completely keyboard-shortcut-based, no mouse action ...
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How to keep the Alt-Tab menu on the second monitor in Ubuntu?

I'm running the latest Ubuntu version on my laptop, and every day when I arrive at my office I turn on the laptop and plug everything on. That includes a monitor that happens to be larger than the ...
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Customizing Windows 7 alt-tab Experience

New Windows 7 User here (Mac OS X user, Windows XP if I have my choice in a windows only environment) Is there a way to customize the Windows 7 Alt-Tab user experience? Ideally I’d like to return to ...
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Microsoft mouse like windows switcher (or anything usable)

I tried "Switcher" and the new switcher by NTSoft... but none of them are for my taste. I want to have a switcher like what you get with an Intellimouse by Microsoft. You know, press the button and ...
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Getting back the old alt-tab windows switching behavior in Windows 7?

When you run more than 6 applications on Windows 7 and you press alt-TAB, icons representing the first 6 applications and the desktop appear on the first row of the grid and you can cycle with ...
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How to make a Alt+Tab and F5 hotkey in Autohotkeys

I want to create a hotkey which does the following: Alt+Tab and F5 when I press Shift+CapsLock in AutoHotkeys. How can I do that?
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High-res icon in Windows Vista alt-tab thumbnail preview?

I have customized my alt-tab screen with the following: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AltTab] "OverlayIconPx"=dword:00000040 "MaxThumbSizePx"=dword:00000100 ...
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Remap alt-tab to behave like win-tab

Just a quick one I hope -- is there any way in Windows to make alt-tab behave like win-tab? I've poked and googled and not found anything, so assuming there isn't ... but if anyone knows of a way, ...
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Alt+tab replacement for Windows XP?

I primarily use Windows XP and tend to have lots of windows open, so of course I routinely have to resort to Alt+Tab. It works just fine, but there are a couple features found in Vista/7 and/or OS X ...
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Windows 7 AltTab tweaking

Is there a way to increase the size of thumb images on classic Windows 7 alt-tab. I am not looking for a replacement tool.
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Remove Desktop entry from Alt+Tab list

Is it possible to remove the entry for the desktop from Windows 7's Alt+Tab list? So far I have found a post telling me to add an entry to the registry: ...
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Disable or delay Alt+Tab Aero Peek effect in Windows 7

In Windows 7 pressing Alt+Tab shows the transparent windows (Aero) effect. The screen change is distracting while I'm trying to figure out which window to switch to based on the thumbnail preview ...
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Vista's alt-tab behaviour: can the ordering be reverted to XP's order?

Under XP (and earlier) the windows list in the alt-tab display was fairly simple (ignoring small complications caused by always-on-top windows and some items that didn't appear at all): the windows ...
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Can I increase icon size in task switcher?

When Alt-Tab'ing in Windows 7, the size of the application thumbnails is quite small on higher resolutions. Especially with many applications running, imo it is hard to discern from the thumbnail ...
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Windows 7 - Faster applications/windows switcher, e.g., by typing application's name? [closed]

I sometimes have many running applications and switching between them with Alt+Tab becomes very tedious. I would like to be able to switch between tasks/windows more quickly. The perfect solution for ...
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How to see list of open Firefox windows in Ubuntu without using ALT-TAB?

I have a dock-style application in Ubuntu (Avant Window Navigator) that lets me cycle between Firefox windows with ALT-TAB. However, ALT-TAB irritates my RSI pain. Would there be any way to see the ...
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Change the color of the current window box in the Alt-TAB menu in Windows 7/Vista

I don't know about you guys but I've always had this beef with Windows 7 and Vista. When pressing Alt-TAB, with Aero enabled, the Alt-TAB bar appears with a border around the window you're about to ...
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Windows 7 Alt+Tab transparent windows effect delay

In windows 7 when browsing through the alt+tab thumbnails, lingering on one thumbnail for a second will engage the Aero-Peek effect causing every window to be transparent except for the chosen window. ...
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Alt-tab on Windows XP - No previews?

Is there a way to get window previews like in Windows 7 alt-tab? If i have the same program open multiple times, but I'm using different parts of it, supplying only the program icon and title is ...