kwin + Alt-Tab enhancement prototype

Martin Koller m.koller at
Sat Jan 24 22:44:50 GMT 2004

Hi list,

I think the current implementation of the task-window (shown when one presses 
the Alt-Tab combination) is rather user unfriendly because it only shows the 
icons of all windows, but not the caption of the windows.

If I have a lot windows of the same app open (e.g. konqi), then it is very 
hard to get to the right window, because the difference is only the caption - 
which I can see only after a lot of trial/errors by using Alt-Tab until the 
correct icon in this task-window is selected (and therefore shows also the 

My suggestion is to change this to a windowlist like thingy, and I'm currently 
modifying this.

Have a look at for a first 

I want to know your opinion on this, so that I can finalize it.

Best regards/Schöne Grüße

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