I love the Expo plugin in Compiz and I use it all the time. But then I realized that on the equivalent feature in Kwin and in Mac OS X, the windows are resized so that they are all visible through the Desktop. I would like to know if it is possible to have the same behavior in the Expo plugin for Compiz.

Thank you!

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    What's a "resized" window? Do you mean minimized? What is Expo? Exposé? – Daniel Beck Jan 21 '11 at 11:23
  • Thanks for your answer. Expo = Expo plugin. I am not sure if this is the correct terminology but that is how I see it on ccsm. Resized does not mean minimized. It is just resized enough so that they are visible within one workspace. Does it make sense? – mrw Jan 21 '11 at 11:34
  • So you're referring to running Kwin on Mac OS X? Or what's the Mac OS reference doing in your question? – Daniel Beck Jan 21 '11 at 13:18
  • No Kwin and Mac OS X are not related. Maybe I should rephrase the question. What I wanted to ask is: is there a way for expo in compiz to behave like the equivalent feature in Kwin or Mac OSX? – mrw Jan 21 '11 at 15:04
  • Ok I did change it... please let me know if you understand my question now. Thank you! – mrw Jan 21 '11 at 15:08

The compiz 'scale' plugin has a feature called 'Window Picker' which is exactly what you're looking for. Turn it on, give it an active corner or a hotkey etc. Enjoy.

  • Thanks for your reply. But I knew this option. What I am looking for is a combination of window picker and expo. I know that there is an option to have window picker for all the windows. But that is too confusing for me. I would prefer expo + window picker because it would be easy for me to rearrange windows. – mrw Mar 7 '11 at 9:20

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