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The Twitcher is a task switcher to jump between running applications and their windows.


Just tap CTRL TAB to switch between the current and the last application/window. Tapping CTRL TAB very quickly will switch between all applications. Or press and hold CTRL TAB to go through all running applications by repeatedly hitting TAB or /. If you need to get to a specific window of a program, move to its icon as described and then go through its open windows with the / keys.

You cycle through all an applications visible windows on the current workspace with CTRL ~ (which, depending on the keymap you're using, is the key below ESC).

It's also possible to invoke the Twitcher with CTRL TAB and then use the mouse to choose the application/window you'll jump to when releasing the CTRL key.

The Twitcher also offers a few more advanced keyboard shortcuts:

ESCAborts the twitching and returns to the formerly active window.
QQuits the selected application.
HHides all windows of the selected application.