Re: [dwm] bloq may used to ignore keybindings

From: Enno \ <gottox_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 16:27:21 +0200

think of alt+tab. btw. There's a switch to prevent rdesktop from grabbing keys:

       -K Do not override window manager key bindings. By default
rdesktop attempts to grab all keyboard input when it is in
              focus.

2008/4/23, Antoni Grzymala <antoni_AT_chopin.edu.pl>:
> Enno Gottox Boland dixit (2008-04-23, 15:35):
>
>
> > > Which brings another question to mind on a related topic:
> > >
> > > Is it possible to prevent applications to receive dwm-specific
> > > keystrokes upon focusing them? My particular problem is that I often
> > > work on remote Windows machines via rdesktop and when I switch my view
> > > to the tag with the rdesktop client, the client (and subsequently the
> > > windows machine) receives the already-pressed win-key event (I use mod4
> > > to switch tags) and opens up the windows "start menu" which is very
> > > annoying.
> > >
> > > So it it possible to prevent passing pressed dwm-function keys to
> > > applications?
>
>
> > This is one of these bug-features. It should be fixed in rdesktop. not
> > in dwm.
>
>
> What do you mean by ‚Äěthis is a feature"? I can't imagine a single
> situation where I'd like my dwm-specific keystrokes to be received by
> apps. The whole point of wm shortcuts is application non-interference.
>
> Best,
>
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