Re: [dwm] GNU screen-like workflow suggestion for dwm.

From: Alexander Polakov <>
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 00:51:37 +0400

* Antoni Grzymala <> [070824 00:37]:
> Dear gals and lads;
> I have a little suggestion (for someone to turn into live code) that
> would in my opinion ease working with tags greatly.
> Let's say I'm viewing clients tagged 1 and 4 and I want to quickly
> glance at tag 3. Then I want to get back to what I was doing with a
> single keystroke. Say this would be mod-` in my case. So dwm should
> remember last viewed tags before change and have a function (with a key
> bound to it) to return. This way by pressing the key again I could
> quickly swap between 1, 4 and 3 without remembering where I actually was
> last.
> I use a similar workflow in GNU screen, where you swap between current
> and last seen screen by double-pressing the screen escape key, instead
> of searching or cycling. Quick and convenient.
> Hope my explanation is clear. What do you think?
> [a]

More general idea is to have multiple views (sets of tags) which
can be called with a hotkey.

Alexander Polakov |
Russian DWM users |
Received on Thu Aug 23 2007 - 22:52:12 UTC

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