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10.7: Exposť with Mouse Pointer over Dock icon System 10.7
Here's an easy way to check other app windows without really leaving the app you are in.

If you have your mouse pointer hovering over an application icon in the dock and you invoke App Exposť with a four-finger downward swipe, 10.7 will show the application windows open in that app and not for the app that is currently in focus. A four-finger up swipe will return you to the focused app.

For example, if you are in Mail and your pointer is sitting on the Safari icon in the dock, all of the Safari windows will be exposed.

[crarko adds: This took me a few tries to get working successfully, but as with many gestures practice makes it go fairly smoothly.]
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10.7: Exposť with Mouse Pointer over Dock icon
Authored by: kiltbear on Aug 30, '11 09:41:27AM

It only seems to work if you are in a desktop and not a full screen app. So if you force the dock to appear in full screen mode, this doesn't work.

Other cool things about this:

Once you are in this mode, you can select other icons in the dock and it will show you the windows for those apps without leaving the expose of the windows.

Command-Tab will also work in this mode.

By extension, once you get into exposed mode for any app, you can switch which app is exposed via cmd-tab or selecting it in the doc.

Additionally, If you invoke this over/on an icon that has no open windows or is not running, it gives you a list recent documents.

Edited on Aug 30, '11 10:04:14AM by kiltbear



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10.7: Exposť with Mouse Pointer over Dock icon
Authored by: Michelasso on Sep 04, '11 06:15:28AM

Yeah, that should be a bug. I setup the low-left hotcorner to all application's windows and the low-right one to desktop (I don't have gestures, unfortunately). When in full screen none of them work. I actually opened a bug report about it, hopefully Apple will fix it.



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