Re: [dwm] popup on a window in two tags : bug?

From: Capit Nicolas <>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 22:15:47 +0200

Sander van Dijk wrote:
> On 8/21/06, Capit Nicolas <> wrote:
>> Ok, I just tried and it seems to work.
>> My test is with firefox and to click on the menu "Save page as ...":
>> - v0.9: the new window goes to "net" tag and not on the tag "work"...
>> - v hg tip : effectively the new window goes to the two tags "net"
>> and
>> "work". It is good!!!
>> BUT
>> when you click to "Preferences" the new window (not a transient one)
>> goes the
>> tag "net" and not also to the tag "work" (this is very curious when
>> you do that
>> with only the tag "work" selected and you don't see the preferance
>> window...)
>> Is this the normal wanted behaviour?
> Well, dwm just does what the Rule says. If you don't like that, you
> should change the Rule. When a window sets the transient for hint, dwm
> can find out what client the pop-up originates from, and give it the
> same tags; if it doesn't set transient for, I'm not sure there's any
> way for dwm to know that the preferences window is in any way related
> to firefox...

Ok, effectively it is difficult when a rule is set...

> Greetings, Sander.

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