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Is there anyway to show all the windows for one application (aka Exposé) from the window icon on the launcher? I know it is possible by right-clicking on the icon and then "Show All Windows", but I wanted a more direct way, for example:

  • Long pressing on the app icon to show exposé; or
  • Double-clicking the icon; or
  • Shift/Command/... + click; or
  • If the application is already on focus, clicking its icon on the dock will show exposé.

Is this possible?

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Long pressing on the app icon to show exposé was actually the default behavior in Snow Leopard, but then in Lion they reverted it back to just displaying the context menu... –  daGUY Feb 11 '13 at 19:37

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Found a way to (sort of) do it:

The following command will enable the mouse scroll-up on an app icon to open exposé:

defaults write scroll-to-open -bool true
killall Dock

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If this solved your problem, don't forget to mark this answer as accepted. –  Bart Arondson Feb 11 '13 at 14:42
I have to wait 2 days to be able to accept it. –  amfcosta Feb 11 '13 at 15:31

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