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[Bug 964571] Re: Alt+Shift+Tab doesn't work unless Alt+Tab is pressed first.


** Changed in: ayatana-design
       Status: New => Opinion

** Changed in: unity (Ubuntu)
       Status: Incomplete => Opinion

** Changed in: unity
       Status: Incomplete => Opinion

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  Alt+Shift+Tab doesn't work unless Alt+Tab is pressed first.

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Bug description:
  The keyboard shortcut Alt-Shift-Tab does nothing unless Alt-Tab is
  pressed first (and Alt is continued to be held down). It should be
  possible to use the keyboard window switcher in reverse order without
  having to go forward first. (Other desktops such as Windows, GNOME
  Shell, etc. allow this.) This also affects the Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Tab
  shortcut (to show windows from all workspaces).

  If this isn't fixed, I guess the help article will have to be a bit
  more complex to explain that.

  To quote from the Desktop help:

  When you hold down the Alt key and then press Tab, a window switcher
  appears. This shows a list of the windows you have open, with a

  You can continue pressing Tab as many times as you need to reach the
  window you want.

  To switch to the previous window, hold down the Alt key and press
  Shift-Tab instead.

  Only windows from the current workspace will be shown. To show windows
  from all workspaces, hold down the Ctrl and Alt keys and press Tab or

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
  Package: unity 5.8.0-0ubuntu1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-20.32-generic 3.2.12
  Uname: Linux 3.2.0-20-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 1.95-0ubuntu1
  Architecture: amd64
  CheckboxSubmission: 201084ed41ea7548f8becd47fa4d1e6c
  CheckboxSystem: c541d13ea4f205f2fd751f76ed21105b
  CompizPlugins: [core,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,vpswitch,snap,mousepoll,resize,place,move,wall,grid,regex,imgpng,session,gnomecompat,animation,fade,unitymtgrabhandles,workarounds,scale,expo,ezoom,unityshell]
  Date: Sun Mar 25 10:15:44 2012
  SourcePackage: unity
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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