How can I disable/alter Alt-Tab win32 switching behavour?
Mon Apr 14 07:40:00 GMT 2003
>> Have a need to run X-terminals with minimalistic windows programs
>> running, just XWin in fullscreen. How can I make window manager recieve
>> Alt-Tab/Alt-Shift-Tab pressings?
>Windows will always handle taskswitch with alt-tab. You can not disable
>How the window manager handles keys depends on the window manager. Check
>the documentation and the config files for the window manager.
Some windows applications that needs this kind functionality eg. VMWARE are
able to catch the taskswitch when in focus (ie. before they are sent to
>From the very little knowledge of windows programing knowledge posses, I
guess the have a hook into the the main message queue and retrieves the
Alt-Tab etc. keystroke messages and sends them to their own application
queue effectively filtering them from windows.
It is probably possible to do the same for XFREE86 - so anybody with the
skills ar free to use this idea (I would do if I had the time to aquire the
necessary skills, but I am afraid this will not happen...:-(.
Med venlig hilsen / Regards
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