I Disabled Present Window

System Settings > Desktop Behaviour > Desktop Effects > (Disable) Present Windows

I also disabled Taskbar (Panel) Tooltip

Right Click Panel > Configure Icon-Only Task Manager > Uncheck Show tooltips

So, When I click on an Group Icon on the task manager, it probably shows Window List.

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How can I make this list larger so that it gives full details.

Something Like -

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PS: I made up the second image from Task Switcher* to give a rough idea.

[*] System Settings > Window Management > Task Switcher > Informative instead of Breeze

  • When I click dolphin on task manager, I only want to show opened dolphin windows. I know task switcher shows all the apps. It was a wrong analogy. I only used it for the looks. Thanks for making it clear. Can you please suggest a title for the question? I think the terms I used are not totally KDE friendly. – blueray Nov 17 '18 at 11:28
  • My desire is to have larger font size and padding around each line. Also would like to see the full text. For example, in the first Image it says Downloads - Dolph..., it should say, Downloads - Dolphine. I noticed it only cut the application name. – blueray Nov 17 '18 at 12:51
  • I checked, it is the System Settings > Fonts > General : which affect the task manager. However, it affect the whole system as well. – blueray Nov 17 '18 at 15:26
  • I changed Dolphin Preference Startup > Show full path in title bar, so that it shows full path in Window List. It is working fine. If only I could apply padding around each line, increase the fonts and show full line without cropping then it would have been great. – blueray Nov 17 '18 at 15:38

There's a plasma widget available, at least in Kubuntu 18.04, that is at the bottom of the widget list you see when you click on ☰ at the bottom or extreme end of your panel:

Window List widget:

Window List widget

And, after you install it, clicking on it ( (outlined in red)) shows something like this:

list of open windows

But even with this widget, items longer than a fixed number of characters are terminated with an ellipsis (…).

I don't know if you'll find this more convenient.

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  • It would be nice if I could just change the window list width. I have a huge monitor and it just take part of the screen. – blueray Nov 19 '18 at 3:51

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