Re: OSX =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Expos=E9=2C_compiz_scale_windows_?= =?ISO-8859-1?Q?picker_question?=
- From: Milan Oravec <moravec ukf sk>
- To: gnome-shell-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: OSX Exposé, compiz scale windows picker question
- Date: Wed, 11 May 2011 16:08:08 +0200
On 05/11/2011 04:02 PM, Dokuro wrote:
On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 5:44 AM, Florian Kuhnt<florian kuhnt gmx de> wrote:
I'm having quite the same idea:
2011/5/11 Milan Oravec<moravec ukf sk>:
1. is there in gnome-shell any way to show all windows (running
applications) from all workspaces at once similar to OS X Exposé or compiz
scale windows picker? In activity overview are showed only running
applications from one workspace.
I did like the all-Windows-Exposé of compiz and wanted to have it in
every window manager, but then I was running KDE 4.5 and got used to
their workspace overview:
At 2:08 the 4 workspace-overview is activated. It has all the windows
presented in a per-workspace exposé. It's just like all-windows-Exposé
but additionally grouped by workspace. I think that is a real
enhancement to the normal Exposé. What do you think?
This new grouped-all-workspace-exposé somehow merges the three
overviews current-workspace-Exposé, all-windows-exposé and
workspace-switcher (that I had on three different hot corners before).
The gnome-shell overview is already a merge of App-Launcher, Taskbar
and (not that perfect) Exposé and workspace-switcher. I would like to
see the features of grouped-all-workspace-exposé somehow integrated
To do so, I would suggest the following steps:
* Replace the grid-exposé by native-window-placement-exposé.
=> Already implemented and easily testable via the gnome-shell
extension attached to this bug:
* Make exposé inside workspace thumbnails available.
* Think about enlarging/rearranging workspace thumbnails to make
window picking easier.
Would that solve your problem sufficiently?
I remember their firsts versions of Gnome-Shell showed all the
work-spaces, it showed 2 dividing the screen in half and then 4 little
screens when the user added>3 work-spaces.
I believe that they changed it for the dynamic work-space.
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I can remember those old versions and dynamic workspaces feature is
better solution I think, but needs some fine tuning.
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