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Author Topic: Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility  (Read 6984 times)

mouser

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Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility
« on: October 09, 2005, 01:35:22 AM »
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TaskSwitchXP is an advanced task management utility that picks up where the standard Windows Alt+Tab switcher leaves off. It provides the same functionality, and adds visual styles to the dialog and also enhances it by displaying thumbnail preview of the application that will be switched to. TaskSwitchXP also has a powerful process and window management capability that allows you quickly to close/minimize applications and their groups. The unique capabilities of TaskSwitchXP make it useful for tracking down multitudinous windows, and provide insight into the way Windows and applications work.

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http://www.ntwind.co...kswitchxp/index.html

[mentioned at the excellent Coding Horror Blog]

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Re: Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2005, 05:57:51 PM »
Yup,
that is the one I use...
Now, I only wished it would show a preview of MINIMIZED windows. Hopefully Alexander will implement such a feature in the next version.
I only know of one Alt+Tab replacement utility that actually does it: Winswitch. Unfortunately its development seems to have halted and it is not as polished as TaskSwitchXP:
http://www.marcoera.com/winswitch.htm

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Re: Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2005, 07:26:42 PM »
I use AltSwitch: http://www.ironbytes.com/altswitch/

I'll do a review on it tonight with better screenshots than that site.
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« Last Edit: October 09, 2005, 07:31:13 PM by Nighted »

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Re: Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2005, 07:29:01 PM »
uh....whoops!  :-[
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« Last Edit: October 09, 2005, 07:30:36 PM by Nighted »

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Re: Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2005, 07:32:48 PM »
Hi Nighted,
does AltSwitch preview minimized windows?
Thanks

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Re: Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2005, 07:45:14 PM »
You can include minimised windows in the task list, nut not preview the window contents.

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Re: Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2005, 10:07:29 PM »
elpresi, AltSwitch does not show the minimized window. However it does show the programs icon with the text "minimised" displayed underneath.
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Re: Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2005, 03:40:59 AM »
Thanks, TaskswitchXp does something similat (it shows the title bar of the window)

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Re: Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2005, 11:12:23 AM »
I use AltSwitch: http://www.ironbytes.com/altswitch/

I'll do a review on it tonight with better screenshots than that site.

Well, where is it?

EDIT: I see it after recently checking the Mini-Reviews forum section.
« Last Edit: October 10, 2005, 11:15:35 AM by Zero3K »

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Re: Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2005, 11:14:31 AM »
he posted it in mini-review section:
http://www.donationc...dex.php?topic=1163.0

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Re: Supercharged Alt-tab replacement utility
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2005, 11:40:43 PM »
hi there,

this might be of interest: "Alt-Tab Replacement" by Microsoft...

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lanux