[Newbies] Key Combination to Switch to the Next/Previous Window?

David Shaffer cdshaffer at acm.org
Fri Jul 14 14:32:23 UTC 2006

David Corking wrote:

> On 7/13/06, Scott Wallace <madevu at pacbell.net> wrote:
>> Hi, Daniel,
>> Use cmd-\ to cycle through Squeak windows in top-to-bottom order.
>> This will only work if the "desktop" has keyboard focus, which you
>> can assure by clicking on open desktop before issuing the first cmd-\.
> Thanks, Scott  - I was looking for the same answer myself.  (It is
> alt-\ on PC linux)
> I notice that it also works for Morphic menus (like the World menu),
> but not for flaps and some other objects like TrashCanMorph.
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Unfortunately under 3.7 and 3.8 (and probably 3.9?) this only sends the
top window to the back.  It doesn't expand collapsed windows although it
does cycle through them.  If you want something similar to Alt-Tab under
MSWindows (and other platforms) then try KeyBinder.


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