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in gnome shell when several applications are open in different workspaces i use applications switcher Command + Tab (or Alt + Tab in a PC) to active/switch to the app/workspace i want to use.

is it possible to terminate an application within the application switcher, like in the mac environment with Command + Q (or Alt + Q in a PC) instead of using the window control icons or add this function somehow?

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There is no default shortcut for that. The Power Alt-Tab extension should fit your needs, though.

According to the author, the extension:

Replace alt tab behavior, iterate over available workspaces and windows, close windows directly from the pager. NOW KEYBINDINGS ARE SWAPPED (alt-tab iterates over windows, alt-keyAboveTab iterates over workspaces).

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thank you very much Alexandre, for your fast reply and suggestion. that basically is what i was looking for. two detailes render this extension uselesss for me though which is to bad!! the extension switches from icons preview to window preview and it only works for open windows and applications in the activated workspace. – v2r Feb 24 '12 at 7:21
@v2r I checked the project issues page and it seems like people want the same features you do. Maybe you could ask for those features there by adding/commenting in a issue. – Alexandre Feb 25 '12 at 0:08
i probably should have done so already! you are absolutely right Alexandre. i´ll do that and thank you for the pointer!! – v2r Feb 25 '12 at 0:15

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