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10.5: Show all Exposé window titles at once System 10.5
In Leopard, after activating Exposé in All Windows mode with the keyboard or mouse button, you can view all the window title overlays by holding down the Option key, instead of seeing them one at a time on mouseover.

[robg adds: Simple, undocumented to the best of my searching abilities, and very very useful!]
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10.5: Show all Exposé window titles at once
Authored by: newillmeister on Dec 05, '07 07:58:02AM

This only works for me in 'Application Windows' mode on my G5, but does work as described on my Intel iMac. In fact, using the option key during 'All Windows' turns OFF all titles for windows I hover over on the G5. Weird. :-)



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10.5: Show all Exposé window titles at once
Authored by: newillmeister on Dec 05, '07 08:03:42AM

A reboot fixed this on my G5. Extra weird. :-)



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10.5: Show all Exposé window titles at once
Authored by: ianeiloart on Dec 06, '07 03:56:41AM

It seems to work intermittently for me when I have a large number of windows showing. 2 or 4 is OK, but 24 is too many.

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10.5: Show all Exposé window titles at once
Authored by: Septimus on Dec 05, '07 08:20:48AM

I would love a way to make this the default!



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10.5: Show all Exposé window titles at once
Authored by: acaltabiano on Dec 05, '07 09:30:35AM

This is an awesome hint. very useful!

And I agree, it should be default.

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10.5: Show all Exposé window titles at once
Authored by: thermophile on Dec 05, '07 12:50:40PM

On a MacBook Pro, F-10 and option key shows all titles; F-9 and option key works if the glove pointer is NOT over one of the windows. If it is over a window, pressing the option key does nothing or removes the title that appeared when the pointer was over the window.



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Include the fn key…
Authored by: squidinc on Dec 24, '07 11:09:07AM

Try pressing the function ("fn") key along with the option key. That should take care of the issue.



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I'm pretty sure I submitted this hint...
Authored by: sabi on Dec 05, '07 01:13:35PM

Not sure why it's credited to "Anonymous".

Anyway, regardless, glad it's useful for people :-)



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I'm pretty sure I submitted this hint...
Authored by: robg on Dec 06, '07 07:28:51AM

You must not have been logged in when you submitted it -- I don't even look at the Author field (nor is it editable) when posting a hint. Regardless, it's now been fixed.

regards,
-rob.



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10.5: Show all Exposé window titles at once
Authored by: drmacnut on Dec 06, '07 12:42:26AM

Hi sabi - just email Rob and he'll fix the "anonymous" problem I'm sure. :)

Thanks for a cool hint, by the way.



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10.5: Show all Exposé window titles at once
Authored by: bootle on Dec 06, '07 05:51:18AM

Hmm, it doesn't seem to work if you first go into Spaces then activate All windows...



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10.5: Show all Exposé window titles at once
Authored by: robogobo on Dec 06, '07 02:56:33PM

That should also be the default.



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