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Month: April 2012

Re: Mac Like Switching Patch

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 16:56:10 -0400
On 04/16/2012 03:50 PM, Calvin Morrison wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I've been working on adding a feature to twin which will allow us to do
> Mac like switching. This has already been a boost in my productivity
> since completing the patch
> For those unfamiliar with the concept, on an Apple computer, they have
> ALT+Tab and ALt+`. Alt tab functions similarly to ours, but the really
> good feature is the ALT+`. It allows you to switch between windows of
> the same application. Instead of having to scroll through a many
> different applications, you just see the ones on the same type. Example:
> you want to switch to the Firefox "download" window, and you are
> currently focused on your main firefox window. A quick Alt+` will switch
> you back and forth between two, like Alt+Tab operates, to see the tab
> box hold down Alt+` to view of the same type, and switch between
> multiple ones you then do the regular old Alt+Tab.
> I hope I didn't ramble to much, but it's an very useful feature! Just
> try it out and see!
> I have attached the patches to the bug tracker.
> Calvin

err lost the subject there, maybe this will make you guys look at it :-)