I am wondering where the keyboard short cut for switching between windows of the same application is defined. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Currently I can press Alt+| to switch between windows.

In System Settings->Keyboard->Shortcuts->Navigation I have the following screenshot

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As seen, there is no item for the current window, whereas there is an item for "Switch windows of an application", which is disabled.

Pressing and holding down the "Super" key shows that "Alt+|" is bound to "Switch windows of current application"..

In "CompizConfig Settings Manager->Window Management->Static Application Switcher" I get the following screenshot:

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As seen, there is no key bound to "Next Window(group)"..

I find this rather confusing..

  • What is the relation between Compiz and "System Settings->Keyboard"?
  • Why is the key not showing up in either Compiz nor "System Settings"?
  • How can I (preferably) change the keyboard setting for this task?

See also: How do I disable or change the " Alt+` " shortcut to switch between multiple windows of a single application?

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