Re: Couple of Suggestions
- From: Dirk-Jan C. Binnema <djcb bulk gmail com>
- To: gnome-shell-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Couple of Suggestions
- Date: Sat, 17 Oct 2009 03:06:52 +0300
>>>>> "William" == William Madden <w a madden gmail com> writes:
William> 1) Switching between windows of the same application
William> At the moment this is done by alt-tabbing to the application you
William> want then using alt-tilde to choose the window you want. Most of
William> the time I want to change windows in the current application, so
William> I end up alt-tabbing to the next application and back again, so I
William> can alt-tilde to the window I want. It would be better if
William> alt-tilde on its own brought up the display and started changing
William> windows of the current app.
Good points, William. Like you, I like the GS-design, and its
non-intrusiveness. There are a couple of things that don't work so well -
yet. Alt-tabbing (+ alt-down) works well most of the time, but I found some
issues with it.
First, I only found out about the arrow-down after reading the
cheat-sheet -- I guess it's not intuitive for all user.
Second, alt-tabbing + alt-down does not work very well when you have a bunch
of terminal windows -- I've found it quite hard to find the right one. This is
a bit easier in the metacity-world.
Anyway, overall, I like where the gnome-shell team is taking us -- keep up the
Dirk-Jan C. Binnema Helsinki, Finland
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