I appreciate that windows can be moved between virtual desktops by dragging them off the side of the screen.
However, other window managers allow me to do the following:
1/ start moving a window, e.g. by dragging the title bar
2/ press the keyboard shortcut to switch straight to any other desktop (e.g. in my case, Alt-F3 to jump to desktop number 3)
3/ the window has moved to the desktop with me
This is a very quick way of moving windows around, which I've find myself using an awful lot, and miss now I've started using the (otherwise excellent) xfce.
While moving a window in xfce, the first press of the keyboard shortcut is ignored, and the second is honoured but the window is left behind on the old desktop. I wonder if anyone else thinks this is a bug, and worth fixing?
Thanks for your attention..
You know there is a shortcut to send a window to a desktop directly, don't you?
By default, it's Ctrl-Alt + numeric keypad
Yes, but that's a bit different - I'm looking for a way of moving a window *while* switching around desktops.
Now that laptops, notebooks and tablets are common, I believe the feature could be implemented. Right now if I'm moving a window with the keyboard, I can only move it by a few pixels at a time.
Having Ctrl+Alt+Left/Right (or whatever the shortcut is for the user) switch to the next keyboard would dramatically improve the speed of moving a window around.
Likewise, Shift+direction could be used to move/resize a window 10-20 times faster than the direction key alone.
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