VistaSwitcher VistaSwitcher

Application / Other

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
p Open the preferences menu
e Explore the .exe path of the selected window's application

Window List Selection

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
arrow keysorpageup / pagedownorhome / End Select a window from the list
` Navigate to the next window of the current application
1, 2 ....9 Select window number 1, 2....9
Shift+Arrow Keys Select multiple windows
SorInsert Select the current window and move to the next
DorBackspace Deselect the current window and move to the next
a Select/Deselect all
Delete Remove the selected window from the list (temporary - does not actually close the window).

Window Management

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
spaceorenter Switch to the selected window
f2orm Minimize the selected window
c cascade the selected windows
v Tile selected windows vertically
h Tile selected windows horizontally
f6or< Restore the selected windows
f7or> Maximize the selected windows
f4orx Close the selected windows
f8ort Terminate the selected tasks (kills the application and closes all windows - very powerful)
f9or- Sort the window list by title
f10or+ Sort the window list by application

Moving Between Open Windows

Shortcut Key Shortcut Description
Alt+Tab Switch between open windows (temporarily shows the window list; same behavior as standard Windows task switcher)
Alt+` Switch between open windows of the same application
Ctrl+Alt+Tab Switch between open windows on the current monitor (for multiple monitor setups)
Windows+F12 Show the list of all open windows (same as alt+tab, but doesn't dissapear when key is released)
Windows+F11 Show the list of all open windows of the current application (same as alt+', but doesn't dissapear when key is released)