[kde-linux] Activity Task Manager Grouping And Switching

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Thu Mar 12 10:02:59 UTC 2009

Don't know about KDE4 apps, but I've encountered a few Linux apps that 
would respond to Ctrl-Alt-character but not Alt-Ctrl-character. As if 
they were sensitive to the order in which the modifier keys are pressed.

Andy Crouch wrote:
> Anne
> Thanks for you reply.
> I was aware of that link and have tried the Ctrl-Shift-N and
> Ctrl-Shift-P short cuts but they do not seem to working for me.
> Does this work for anyone else?  I.e. is it a plasma bug or a bug in
> my packages?
> IMHO allowing the task manager to only display items open in the
> current Activity would be the icing on the cake for Activities.
> Cheers
> Andy
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 3:01 PM, Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 11 March 2009 11:51:39 Andy Crouch wrote:
>>> Hello
>>> I have been looking to make more use of Activities.  In doing so I
>>> have a couple of questions :
>>> 1./ Can you switch Activity via a keyboard shortcut?  In absence of
>>> this I have created an auto hiding panel with the Activity Tab Widget
>>> which was a great tip I found in the KDE Forums.
>> Keyboard shortcuts for Plasma and Activities are listed at
>> http://userbase.kde.org/Plasma#Are_there_any_keyboard_shortcuts_for_Plasma.3F
>>> 2./ Can you have the Task Manager only display the windows open in
>>> that Activity?  I have tried playing with the Task Manager settings
>>> but can not see anything obvious.
>>> I have searched for the last couple of nights and can find nothing on
>>> either of these questions if I have missed something obvious,
>>> apologies.
>>> I am running Arch (standard KDE 4.2.1 packages) and am bang up to date.
>>> Any pointers gratefully received.
>> No answers to that - I'll try to find out.  If you find out, please report
>> back here.  Thanks
>> Anne

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