wanted: "that" compiz effect

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Mon Mar 10 12:03:51 UTC 2008


Felipe Figueiredo wrote:
> On Mon 10 Mar 2008 08:31:43 John Carlyle-Clarke wrote:
>> Felipe Figueiredo wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> back in Feisty I used a lot (ok, I showed off to my friends a lot) an 
> effect 
>>> that showed all windows in the desktop with the keys Ctrl-Alt-Up. 
>>> I can't seem to find it in the CompizConfig Settings Manager, because I 
> don't 
>>> know its name. Anybody know how can I get that "thing" back?
>> There are a few similar plugins:- expo, desktop wall and desktop plane.
>>> On a side note, I also can't get the effect that hides windows when 
> pointing 
>>> to a screen edge. What's this effect's name?
>> I think this will be either Show Desktop or Fade to Desktop.
>> In all cases the key bindings or screen triggers can be altered from 
>> ccsm.  The default for expo is super + E.
> I forgot to say this, but I thought it would be that. 
> But when I try Super+E I get the behaviour that in Feisty would be 
> Ctrl-Alt-down, i.e., show all (4, in my case) desktops "unrolled", side by 
> side.
> Any other ideas?

On my gutsy system, shift-alt-up gives me the effect you are looking
for. It's configured in the Scale plugin in the window management section.

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