look-at 1.1

Command-line window focus switcher

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BSD License 
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DEVELOPED BY:
generalov
HOMEPAGE:
pypi.python.org
CATEGORY:
ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ Tools
look-at is a tool to switch to the desktop containing the application, raise the window, and give it focus.

Installation

Install wmctrl then run:

    easy_install look-at

Usage

    look-at < application >

Use cases

Bind keyboard shortcuts with `~/.xbindkeysrc` to quick access to the desired
application:

    #Launch or switch to terminal
    "look-at gnome-terminal"
        Mod4 + 1

    #Launch or switch to browser
    "look-at firefox"
        Mod4 + 2

    #Lunch or switch to IM client
    "look-at empathy"
        Mod4 + 3

    #Lunch or switch to E-mail
    "look-at thunderbird"
        Mod4 + 4


Details

It uses wmctrl tool to interact with a EWMH/NetWM compatible X Window Manager.

[wmctrl]: http://tomas.styblo.name/wmctrl/

Last updated on June 2nd, 2012

requirements

#window focus #window switcher #window #focus #switcher #CLI

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