Keyboard Shortcuts

Below is the full list of keyboard shortcuts that you can use with VistaSwitcher.

System-Wide Key Combinations

Hot Keys Description
Alt + Tab Switch between open windows
Alt + ` (Backtick) Switch between open windows of a single application (for example, MS Word documents or Explorer folders)
Ctrl + Alt + Tab Switch between open windows on the current monitor (monitor with the mouse pointer or active window)
Win + F12 * Show the list of all open windows ("Sticky" mode)
Win + F11 * Show the list of open windows of the active application ("Sticky" mode)

* You can reassign these hotkeys in the VistaSwitcher Preferences, General tab.

Task List Navigation

Shortcut Keys Description
Arrow Keys,
Page Up, Page Down,
Home, End
Navigate the task list
` (Backtick) Navigate to the next window of the selected application
1, 2, ..., 9, 0 Select the task number 1, 2, ..., 9, 10 (hold down the number key for a while to switch to the selected task)
Shift + Arrow Keys Select the current task and navigate the list
Insert, S Select the current task and go to the next
Backspace, D Deselect the current task and go to the next
A Select all / Deselect all
Delete Remove selected task(s) from the list

Window Management

Shortcut Keys Description
Space, Enter Switch to the selected task
F2, M Minimize selected task(s)
C Cascade selected tasks on the desktop.
V Tile vertically selected tasks on the desktop
H Tile horizontally selected tasks on the desktop
F6, < Restore selected task(s)
F7, > Maximize selected task(s)
F4, X Close selected task(s)
F8, T Terminate selected task(s)

Other

Shortcut Keys Description
F9, - Sort the task list by title
F10, + Sort the task list by application (groups on the taskbar)
E Explore the EXE path of the selected task
P Open the Preferences dialog
App (or Menu) Show the context menu

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