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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.
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AFTER you die and are back in the town without all your equipment, press alt-tab to go out of the game and then press ctrl-alt-del and shut the game down.
Gamers who already use Xfire to chat with friends, take screenshots and capture game-play video no longer have a reason to alt-tab away from their game.