Home > Articles > Operating Systems, Server > Microsoft Windows Desktop

  • Print
  • + Share This
This chapter is from the book

This chapter is from the book

Using Alt-Tab to Cycle Through Programs

Use the Alt-Tab keys (also known as “cool switching”) to select which program you want to make active. In Windows 7, pressing Alt-Tab cycles through live thumbnails of each running program.

  • circle-01.jpg Press Alt-Tab.
  • circle-02.jpg Thumbnails of active programs appear.
  • circle-03.jpg Press Alt-Tab until desired program is highlighted.
  • circle-04.jpg Release Alt-Tab, and program becomes active.
end.jpg keyboard.jpg
  • + Share This
  • 🔖 Save To Your Account