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I want the same effect as with Super + W but for only the selected windows.

Is this possible to achieve this?

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Yes, it's very easy. Press Super + [number] twice.

For instance, if you want to view all the Nautilus windows you have opened, press Super + 1 1 if Nautilus is the first item on your launcher.

Also, clicking on the icon of an active application that has more than one open window has the same effect.

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Why do you keep editing super + 11 ?? Do you mean super + F11? , although both are wrong ! They must be Super 1 , super 2 , super 3 , super F ,etc..... –  Binarylife Jun 22 '11 at 13:22
    
I think jo-erlend is talking about Super + 1 + 1 as in "number twice" –  turbo Jun 22 '11 at 13:30
    
@turbo: I know that when you click Super--> you invoke the launcher. Then you click 1--> This shows Nautilus only in the scale effect. and the same for super + 2 ...etc –  Binarylife Jun 22 '11 at 14:44

Looking at the Unity source code, this sure is possible, but isn't easy. Unity implements such a view, using the Compiz Scale plugin. First, Unity generates the list of windows of an application and then passes this to Compiz.

So without Unity you can't do this (as for now), since such a feature isn't in Compiz out of the box.

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Thank you for taking time to view the code, I hope I learn when someone solves this. For now, it will be something I'll miss from my mac! :) –  Trufa Mar 28 '11 at 19:06

Theoretically, yes you can.

Install compizconfig-settings-manager Install compizconfig-settings-manager

Launch CompizConfig Settings Manager > Scale > Bindings > Initiate Window Picker for window group.

I say theoretically because it doesn't work for me (but it does work for others).

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