Switch tasks

Switching Tasks
Click a window to switch to that task.
To maximize a window along the left side of the screen, grab the window’s titlebar and drag it to the left.
When half of the screen is highlighted, release the window.
To maximize a window along the right side, grab the window’s titlebar and drag it to the right.
When half of the screen is highlighted, release the window.
Press Super+ Tab to show the window switcher.
Release Super to select the next highlighted window.
To cycle through the list of open windows, do not release Super but hold it down, and press Tab.
Press the Super key to show the Activities Overview.
Start typing the name of the application you want to switch to.
When the application appears as the first result, press Enter to switch to it.

Switch tasks

  1. Move your mouse pointer to the Activities corner at the top left of the screen to show the Activities Overview where you can see the currently running tasks displayed as small windows.

  2. Click a window to switch to that task.

Tile windows

  1. To maximize a window along a side of the screen, grab the window’s titlebar and drag it to the left or right side of the screen.

  2. When half of the screen is highlighted, release the window to maximize it along the selected side of the screen.

  3. To maximize two windows side-by-side, grab the titlebar of the second window and drag it to the opposite side of the screen.

  4. When half of the screen is highlighted, release the window to maximize it along the opposite side of the screen.

Switch between windows

  1. Press Super +Tab to show the window switcher, which lists the currently open windows.

  2. Release Super to select the next highlighted window in the window switcher.

  3. To cycle through the list of open windows, do not release Super but hold it down, and press Tab.