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Which desktop environments allow to drag'n'drop files/data across applications while task-switching using Alt-Tab (without the need to move mouse cursor to a specific UI element and/or wait for other UI elements to become active)?

To the best of my knowledge:

Working

Not working:

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How do you perform this acrobatic trick - Drag-and-Drop without moving mouse (i.e. without dragging?) I thought you would need to press down mouse button and start moving the mouse to initiate dragging... I did a test and it worked for me in XMonad, but maybe I'm doing it wrong as I'm not sure I didn't move my mouse. –  Sergey Sep 28 '11 at 8:06
    
you're so right! we have to move mouse a bit to start dragging -- but apart from that pixel ...? –  type Sep 28 '11 at 8:27

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It does work in Xmonad running on Kubuntu 11.04 - I'm not sure whether XMonad or KWin responsible for Drag'n'Drop behaviour in this case.

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I haven't tried XMonad, but I use KWin and I have this feature as of Kubuntu 13.04 (and it's been there at least since 11.10, I don't remember before that) –  asymptotically Jun 18 '13 at 11:21

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