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Old Jun 3, 2010, 01:21 AM   #1
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Way to close windows/apps while in expose?

I love expose, but I often find myself with 10+ windows/browsers/apps open that I no longer need. It feels so intuitive to hold my cursor over something I want to close to highlight it, and right click it (two finger tap) to close it. But of course this is not the case.

To my knowledge there is no way to close stuff while in Expose. Am I right or is there a way to close stuff while viewed in Expose?
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Old Jun 3, 2010, 01:25 AM   #2
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Not in expose.... but you can get LiteSwitch X to close apps while using cmd+tab.

Cheers!

EDIT: GGJstudios tip is way better.

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Old Jun 3, 2010, 01:34 AM   #3
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Not in expose.... but you can get LiteSwitch X to close apps while using cmd+tab.
You can close apps while using Command+Tab in native Mac OS X. No need for 3rd party apps to accomplish that.
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Old Jun 3, 2010, 01:37 AM   #4
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You can close apps while using Command+Tab in native Mac OS X. No need for 3rd party apps to accomplish that.
I tried it, but couldnīt find out how.... do you mind sharing the tip? thanks!
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Old Jun 3, 2010, 01:38 AM   #5
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I tried it, but couldnīt find out how.... do you mind sharing the tip? thanks!
Press Command and keep it down. Press Tab to scroll through open apps. Still holding the Command key down, when you find an app you want to close, press Q.
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Old Jun 3, 2010, 01:43 AM   #6
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Press Command and keep it down. Press Tab to scroll through open apps. Still holding the Command key down, when you find an app you want to close, press Q.
WOW!!! how'bout that! that's great! thanks a lot.

Now, off to ditch liteswitch x...

cheers!
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Old Jun 3, 2010, 08:46 AM   #7
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Press Command and keep it down. Press Tab to scroll through open apps. Still holding the Command key down, when you find an app you want to close, press Q.
That is a great tip! Thanks alot!
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Old Jun 3, 2010, 08:52 AM   #8
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Press Command and keep it down. Press Tab to scroll through open apps. Still holding the Command key down, when you find an app you want to close, press Q.
This is very cool! Thanks
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Old Jun 3, 2010, 09:23 AM   #9
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I often find myself with 10+ windows/browsers/apps open that I no longer need. ... is there a way to close stuff while viewed in Expose?
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Press Command and keep it down. Press Tab to scroll through open apps. Still holding the Command key down, when you find an app you want to close, press Q.
Stuff? Apps, yes, using the tip above. Pressing Cmd-Tab will take you to one space rather that leave you in the Expose multi-space mode. Individual windows, multiples in the same app, no.
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Old Jun 3, 2010, 10:46 AM   #10
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If you buy Witch you can do the same sort of thing with individual windows.
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Old Jan 15, 2013, 05:37 AM   #11
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Press Command and keep it down. Press Tab to scroll through open apps. Still holding the Command key down, when you find an app you want to close, press Q.
The same thing works for closing windows by using Command+`, then keep holding Command pressing W when you come to an a window you want to close. This stops Mac rearranging the windows, so you won't have to go through the windows that you want to keep multiple times.
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