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10.7: Dock gesture for App Exposť on non-running apps System 10.7
If you turn on the Swipe Down with Three Fingers gesture for App Exposť, you can quickly launch App Exposť for apps in the Dock.

Put the mouse cursor over the Dock icon of the app you want to run Exposť on, and then swipe down with three fingers. This will launch App Exposť for the app, even if it isnít currently running! In that case, it will show a row of recently opened documents at the bottom of the screen, which you can click on to launch the app and open the document.

[crarko adds: It works, and it's kind of freaky in a cool way. For some reason, I couldn't make it work with the four finger swipe for App Exposť, but that may just be my fingers.]
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10.7: Dock gesture for App Exposť on non-running apps
Authored by: BiL Castine on Aug 24, '11 08:36:34AM

this worked with a 4 finger swipe for me.



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10.7: Dock gesture for App Exposť on non-running apps
Authored by: cibi3d on Aug 24, '11 08:48:19AM

It's also working for me. It is a shame that you can't use the gesture to change to other app by swiping down on other Dock's icon, but have to come back from Application Exposť and choose the other application. Of course, there is always the TAB trick to change between running apps.



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10.7: Dock gesture for App Exposť on non-running apps
Authored by: chabig on Aug 24, '11 11:13:09AM

You don't have to come back from App Exposť. Just click on another dock icon and you'll go to that app's exposť.



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10.7: Dock gesture for App Exposť on non-running apps
Authored by: dILVISH on Aug 24, '11 12:42:46PM
Interesting. Once you're in App Expose, you can click on any dock icon or even invoke the app switcher to view the expose for another application. But it seems no matter what you select, you end up back in the original space although with the application you'd selected active. What good is that?

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10.7: Dock gesture for App Exposť on non-running apps
Authored by: vsilves on Aug 24, '11 12:22:05PM

Also works with the magic mouse. With the magic mouse, if you double tap with two fingers, Mission Control comes up. If, instead, you do the double tap with two fingers over a doc icon, you get that app's App Expose. After App Expose is up, you can click on other dock icons to switch to their respective App Expose. Works great if, like me, you work with the laptop closed.

Edited on Aug 24, '11 12:24:14PM by vsilves



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10.7: Dock gesture for App Exposť on non-running apps
Authored by: Lri on Aug 24, '11 04:27:25PM

The action doesn't work when you press the App Exposť shortcut over a Dock icon. So it's for the gesture only.

The Dock context menus also contain a list of recent items even when the app is closed. And the file names aren't as heavily truncated as in App Exposť.



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