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Windows 7: Window switcher instead of Alt tab?

11 Jun 2009   #1
joe7dust

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Window switcher instead of Alt tab?

I'm thinking of replacing alt tab entirely with the 3-d version. The only downside I see is that you can't use just 1 alt-tab to quickly switch to your last active window. Is there another reason to use the old alt-tab other than personal preference?

It is quite a thumb cramper to curl under extra far to hit the windows key, but other than that I love the new feature.


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12 Jun 2009   #2
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Here's a good look if you don't like the windows key
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12 Jun 2009   #3
joe7dust

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Thanks that link will help me change flip 3d's hotkey to alt+tab.

Any way to make flip 3d's first window the last active window? This way I would only need 1 hotkey: alt+tab
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13 Jun 2009   #4
joe7dust

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I noticed if you are focused on the desktop, the first flip3d window is your last active but otherwise it's not.

so.. it is not really useable as a way to switch back and forth between 2 applications

Any suggestions?
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13 Jun 2009   #5
edrik

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

what i do is..

"window key" + Tab button - to move to the next app.

and

"window key" + Shift + Tab button - to move to the previous app.
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13 Jun 2009   #6
Robert Cartman

Windows 7 RTM x64
 
 

It is not exactly what you need, but may be it can help you.
I wrote a little program for it.
Usage: Move the mouse to the left side of the screen = pressing ALT+TAB
Staying there and scroll with the mouse = switching between apps
Download: MyAltTab v2

I hope the link works! It is the first time I use skydrive.
Everyone who try it please send feedback (pm)!

ps: drag&drop works too


I made it with 3Dflip also:
My AltTab v3
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13 Jun 2009   #7
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

To be honest although I used Alt Tab and Windows tab in vista, In seven I tend just to use the taskbar for switching. Saying that I have got a 3rd part switching app loaded which allows me to use the screen corners as acces triggers for flip 3D

The Windows Vista Flip 3D Activator
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