Switch Between Windows


Switching between windows in Vista is easier than ever before, especially if you have an Aero capable graphics card.

You can get a simple graphical preview of all of the windows open, and switch between them by holding the ALT key and pressing TAB on your keyboard. Each further time you press tab, a new window will be highlighted. Simply release both keys to switch to that window.

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If you want to get a better preview of each window (and assuming you have a good graphics card) you can do the same with the WINDOWS + TAB keys. Flip3D lets you cycle through each window, making it much easier to see what each thumbnail contains.

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Both of these options provide easy ways to quickly jump between any windows that you have open, and is a great way to save time. Previous versions of windows could not show thumbnails of each application, however both methods in Vista allow this.​
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Dylan Austin


Whenever I have a problem, I sing. Then I realize my voice is worse than my problem.

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