Alt Tab

(redirected from Alt-Tab)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Alt Tab

A computer command that changes the visible program. For example, one may press alt+tab to switch the visible program from Facebook to Microsoft Word. Alt tabbing may enable an employee to look busy when a manager passes by his/her desk.
References in periodicals archive ?
Users can still cycle through open windows using Alt-Tab, but if they click on the desktop page, it is brought to the front and all other windows and applications disappear behind it.
When you want something else, you Alt-Tab, which no one does, or rely on some hacky workaround.
Raise questions about tricky issues, such as correctly deleting files, setting up a printer, or even where your alt-tab went