Any way to click on a running app in the Taskbar have it re-open all of that app's windows?


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I think the subject says it all, but a picture is worth 1000 words. I'd like to be able to click on a running app in the Taskbar, like Command Prompt in this pic. I'd like some way to have ALL of the app's windows to re-open (if minimized) or come to the front. Instead, today I have to hover and click on each one of the windows, and I quite often have a LOT of windows open for an app like CMD or Outlook, and sometimes I just want to look at the whole app (all windows) at once. Yes, I know about Alt-Tab and Win-Tab, but those are just window switchers. I'm looking for an app switcher, to bring the whole app to the foreground.

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Not sure of a way to do it natively, but there's apps like TidyTabs or Groupy...

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Thanks, but that’s not the same thing, that’s about which Desktops show their windows in the taskbar. I’m trying to find a way to show all the windows that belong to a certain app at once. I’d even take a VBscript or something that would do it, but I can’t find the Windows objects/commands that do that. I don’t think this is possible natively in the UI or thru scripting.
 

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