Description:

Trigger the Present Windows desktop effect's shortcut with a click.

It essentially runs the following command on click.
qdbus org.kde.kglobalaccel /component/kwin invokeShortcut "ExposeAll"

You can also configure it to toggle the desktop grid.

v5 has a Unity 7 style so that it looks better with the Unity Ambiance desktop theme.
Last changelog:

v6 - April 14 2018 1 month ago

Force Latte Dock v0.7.5+ to not hide this widget.

Warmuser

8 months ago

Great Job! It works great on Fedora 26 + KDE Plasma 10.
But sometimes If I try to click the button with the opened windows it does do nothing. It happened only a few times.

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DeskDesign

10 months ago

I have Linux Mint KDE 18.2. It happens that the program works correctly but always when I log in I must activate it manually from the options: Present Windows Efect, and, Show Desktop Grid Effect. Is there any way to fix it? Thanks. Sorry my poor english.

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Zren

10 months ago

Hmmm. Is it persistent if you enable the effect via System Settings > Desktop Behaviour > Desktop Effects? Maybe my checkboxes are doing something incorrect.

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Zren

10 months ago

If its already checked in the system settings > uncheck it > hit apply > check it > hit apply before rebooting.

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DeskDesign

10 months ago

[SOLVED] I just had to activate the services from the KDE setting: Present Windows, and, Show Desktop Grid. And then activate from the setting of your widget and is active every time when restarting the system. Thanks.

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lctrgk

10 months ago

Thanks, a lot!. Would it be possible to add an option to change the icon?

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Zren

10 months ago

You can now change the icon in v4. Sorry it took so long.

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lctrgk

10 months ago

Thanks a lot again!

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austin6598

11 months ago

Could you add an option for Desktop Grid with the command "qdbus org.kde.kglobalaccel /component/kwin org.kde.kglobalaccel.Component.invokeShortcut ShowDesktopGrid"

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Zren

11 months ago

Ah, good idea. Added that to v3.

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v6 - April 14 2018 1 month ago

Force Latte Dock v0.7.5+ to not hide this widget.

v5 - April 11 2018 1 month ago

* Add Unity 7 virtual desktop indicator style for use with the Unity Ambiance desktop theme (used in the United Look and Feel).

v4 - July 8 2017 10 months ago

* Add ability to change the panel icon.

v3 - June 22 2017 11 months ago

* Add option to toggle the Desktop Grid Effect.

v2 - June 15 2017 11 months ago

* Provide checkbox in the config to quickly enabled the "Present Windows" desktop effect.

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updated Apr 15 2018
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