[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Alt-Tab in Sugar

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 10:11:14 EDT 2011

On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 10:15 PM, Sebastian Silva
<sebastian at somosazucar.org> wrote:
> "Hi,
> I've been using Sugar now for several months as my daily working
> environment.
> One of the things that was really hard getting used to and that maybe I
> hadn't
> realized before this constant usage is Alt-Tab behaviour.
> According to Wikipedia:
> "Perhaps the most common use of Alt+Tab ⇆ is to alternate between the two
> most recent tasks
> The window environment maintains a Z-order list of top-level windows (tasks)
> with the most
> recently used tasks at the front, so the most recently used tasks can be
> switched to the most quickly."
> But Sugar will instead continue along the X-order so to say of the Frame.
> Could we change this default?

Alt-Shift-Tab will go the other way, so you should be able to
accomplish what you want without making any changes to the defaults.

The Sugar way of doing it is the same as the default on Fedora, AFAIK.

> Also, is there a setting for this in metacity or does Sugar have its own
> Alt-Tab
> implementation?

That I don't know.


> Thanks!
> Sebastian
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Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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