hints

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Switch focus with a transient per-application keyboard shortcut

API Overview

API Documentation

Variables

fontName

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hs.hints.fontName

Type

Variable

Description

A fully specified family-face name, preferrably the PostScript name, such as Helvetica-BoldOblique or Times-Roman. (The Font Book app displays PostScript names of fonts in the Font Info panel.)

fontSize

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hs.hints.fontSize

Type

Variable

Description

The size of font that should be used. A value of 0.0 will use the default size.

hintChars

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hs.hints.hintChars

Type

Variable

Description

This controls the set of characters that will be used for window hints. They must be characters found in hs.keycodes.map

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hs.hints.showTitleThresh

Type

Variable

Description

If there are less than or equal to this many windows on screen their titles will be shown in the hints.

style

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hs.hints.style

Type

Variable

Description

If this is set to "vimperator", every window hint starts with the first character

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hs.hints.titleMaxSize

Type

Variable

Description

If the title is longer than maxSize, the string is truncated, -1 to disable, valid value is >= 6

Functions

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hs.hints.windowHints([windows, callback, allowNonStandard])

Type

Function

Description

Displays a keyboard hint for switching focus to each window

Parameters

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