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VistaSwitcher



is an elegant and powerful task management utility for Windows OS. Once installed, it replaces the default Windows Alt-Tab dialog with a nice box that shows a list of all running tasks, with their names and preview snapshots, and enables the user to take actions on them using the mouse and keyboard shortcuts. With just one click, you can switch tasks, minimize, maximize, restore the main window, or close the process.

*NOTE: Keyboard shortcuts can be reassigned in the program's Preferences menu.

minusplus1. Moving Between Open Windows
Alt+Tab Switch between open windows (temporarily shows the window list; same behavior as standard Windows task switcher)
Alt+` Switch between open windows of the same application
Ctrl+Alt+Tab Switch between open windows on the current monitor (for multiple monitor setups)
Windows+F12 Show the list of all open windows (same as alt+tab, but doesn't dissapear when key is released)
Windows+F11 Show the list of all open windows of the current application (same as alt+', but doesn't dissapear when key is released)

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minusplus2. Window List Selection
arrow keys or pageup/pagedown or home/End Select a window from the list
` Navigate to the next window of the current application
1, 2 ....9 Select window number 1, 2....9
Shift+Arrow Keys Select multiple windows
S or Insert Select the current window and move to the next
D or Backspace Deselect the current window and move to the next
a Select/Deselect all
Delete Remove the selected window from the list (temporary - does not actually close the window).

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minusplus3. Window Management
space or enter Switch to the selected window
f2 or m Minimize the selected window
c cascade the selected windows
v Tile selected windows vertically
h Tile selected windows horizontally
f6 or < Restore the selected windows
f7 or > Maximize the selected windows
f4 or x Close the selected windows
f8 or t Terminate the selected tasks (kills the application and closes all windows - very powerful)
f9 or - Sort the window list by title
f10 or + Sort the window list by application

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minusplus4. Application / Other
p Open the preferences menu
e Explore the .exe path of the selected window's application

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Sources: ntwind software shortcuts page


Uploaded by rsking84, updated on 5/9/2013 by rosebud007