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Use the Force Quit dialog as an application switcher Desktop
This may seem obvious, but bringing up the force quit window (hit Command-Option-Escape) and double-clicking one of the listed apps will bring it to the front. It may not be elaborate, but it works -- and it stays on screen after switching, so you could leave it open and position it out of the way for easy repeat access.

[robg adds: I'm not sure I'd recommend using the Force Quit dialog as an application switcher, but it clearly works in that role.]
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Use the Force Quit dialog as an application switcher
Authored by: Stevie-O on Apr 22, '04 08:32:59PM

Why wouldn't you just use the Command + Tab to switch through applications instead of having the Force Quit window take up desktop space?



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Use the Force Quit dialog as an application switcher
Authored by: adrianm on Apr 23, '04 04:37:55AM

Or why not use the Dock? That's what it's for.

After all, in 10.3.4 Apple will almost certainly change double-click in the "Force Quit Applications" window to actually force quit the app (as ui guidelines suggest it should).

:)



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