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[Bug 757814] Re: Static Application Switcher Plugin does not show window titles


Using Unity for 8 days now, this is one of two very annoying issues.
Accessing a couple of similar open windows (lets say some terminal windows like Paul Sladen) via a task bar was a lot more convenient!
Clicking on the Terminal-icon in unity brings up some nice previews doing a nice job animating them around.
Nice - but not good for quickly switching to that other window that I just like to get.
The animation is distracting me and it costs my brain some seconds (!) to scan all the appearing windows to find the one that i want.
Don't get me wrong, I don't say that this is bad for all the people around - it's just bad for the one who want's to quickly jump around some windows of the same type.

As an improvement I suggest to show a list of all the window titles near the launcher bar (at about the position where the tool tip appears).
The titles should be selectable (by left mouse click) and should be arranged alphabetically (maybe the acitve one printed in bold letters).
Making this list of titles semi-transparent would be a good option too.

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  Static Application Switcher Plugin does not show window titles