2

The native app switcher orders the apps based on chronological focus. This ordering is useful to me for a script, but I'm not sure where this ordering information is stored.

Is there a way to get the app switcher list or something similar directly from terminal or applescript? Or a way to investigate where it might be?

I tried to search for this, but all of the results were about hiding apps from the switcher.

5

Looking through the man index pages I was able to find a command that gives this information:

lsappinfo metainfo | grep bringForwardOrder

This lists the apps in the same order as the app switcher when invoked, along with the app ASN, which can be useful.

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .