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Re: keyboard shortcut to switch windows

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  • Subject: [mg115177] Re: keyboard shortcut to switch windows
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 03:58:37 -0500 (EST)

I don't recall whether this worked in Mathematica 7, but it does in 
Mathematica 8, at least under Windows:  Ctrl + F6 cycles among open 
notebook windows, including open Documentation Center windows.

And you don't have to experiment to find this out. In the Documentation 
Center, search, e.g., for "shortcut key". One of the search results will 
be "Keyboard Shortcut Listing". And you'll find that shortcut, and lots 
of others, there, too.

Of course fingers always hovering above a keyboard can stand some 
relief, and reaching for a mouse and just clicking in some other window 
isn't that hard or time-consuming!

On 1/2/2011 4:57 AM, Xah Lee wrote:
> is there a keyboard shortcut to switch windows in Mathematica?
>
> am using version 7 on Windows.
>
> (i did some looking but didn't find one)
>
> thanks.
>
>   Xah Lee
>

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