Cycle through open windows of the same application on ANY Workspace

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dsaraiva
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Cycle through open windows of the same application on ANY Workspace

Post by dsaraiva » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:52 pm

Hello everyone,

I use Linux Mint in the last couple years and i get used to this:
Alt+Tab Cycle through open windows on current Workspace
Alt+` Cycle through open windows of the same application on ANY Workspace

So now, i update to mint 19 cinnamon and this is not working anymore. In settings > windows > 'Alt-Tab' tab it's the option "Show windows from all workspaces".
When activated, Alt + ` work properly but also Alt + Tab..

Is there a way to fix it?
I already install dconf Editor and check it but no success so far.

Thank you, guys.

Diogo Saraiva

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Re: Cycle through open windows of the same application on ANY Workspace

Post by smurphos » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:36 am

Well the behavior out of the box is definitely different between 18.3 and 19 and I can't find any obvious settings difference between the two that would explain it.

Now I don't know what the intended behaviour should be. I can see different people having different opinions.... :roll:

If you consider Alt-` to be a separate function from Alt-Tab then the 18.3 behaviour was correct - Alt-` defaults to showing all windows of the same application irrespective of the Alt-Tab setting for all workspaces or not. Ideally Alt-` should have had it's own independent setting for that.

if you consider Alt-` to be a variation of Alt-Tab then the 18.3 behaviour was a bug by Alt-` not respecting the Alt-Tab setting for all workspaces or not and it has been fixed in 19...

I think the only way to answer the question is via a query on https://github.com/linuxmint/muffin/issues

Edit to add - intrigued enough to ask the question myself - https://github.com/linuxmint/muffin/issues/352

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Re: Cycle through open windows of the same application on ANY Workspace

Post by dsaraiva » Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:13 am

Thank you for creating the query!

Hope any solution com soon!

Also, I like to add that the behavior of Alt-Above_Tab is the same since Linux mint cinnamon 17.X (few years from now).

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