Re: [dev] dmenu, dwm and two screens

From: Carlos Torres <>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 09:23:28 -0400

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On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 9:01 AM, v4hn <> wrote:

> Hey everyone,
> I got a new monitor recently and started to work with
> two screens and dwm.
> No problem at all. Everything works fine, except for one
> _really annoying_ issue with dmenu and dwm.
> If no windows are open on the current tag of one screen
> and I switch to this screen&tag using the keyboard
> then if I invoke dmenu it doesn't always appear on the focused
> screen, but on the screen where the cursor currently is!
> The issue is gone if I open at least one client on the focused
> screen before invoking dmenu.

I started using warp because moving my mouse from one screen to another
manually was a pain in the arse. That might fix your issue.


> I've got no time at the moment to investigate this and don't even know
> where to start looking. Could someone who knows a bit more about
> X internals than me please investigate this problem!
> v4hn
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