Re: [dwm] dwm and dualhead

From: Kai Gro▀johann <kai_AT_emptydomain.de>
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2008 17:09:14 +0100

Donald Chai wrote:
>
> On Dec 11, 2008, at 2:32 AM, Kai Gro▀johann wrote:
>
>> Matches my mental model of tags: a tag is a collection of windows
>> that are semantically related and needed for a task. Sometimes I
>> wish to work on a task on one screen, sometimes on the other.
>> For example: I have a "development" task and a "information reading"
>> task (web browser + mail client). If I am currently focusing on
>> development, then it might be useful to browse the web or read some
>> mail on the secondary screen. However, when I am actively working on
>> email, then I might wish to do that on the primary screen.
>
> What if a single task requires two screens? I'm doing some writing
> right now, and I use one screen for gvim and the other for xpdf (the
> LaTeX output). I have multiple writing tasks to switch between, so
> for me, it makes sense to associate both screens with a single tag.
You could mentally group the tags and then construct keybindings
appropriately:
Mod-1 could view tag 1a on the left head and 1b on the right head.
Ctrl-Mod-1 could toggle viewing 1a on the left head and 1b on the right
head.

Hm. This requires a function "view a specific tag on a specific head".

Kai
Received on Mon Dec 15 2008 - 16:09:14 UTC

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