Re: [dev] feature request: hide a/set client/s on key press

From: pancake <>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 08:04:34 +0200

Recheck the tagging concepts. This is what you are looking for. If you
want a minimal tilda, check yeahconsole. It allows to embed other apps
apart from xterm.

On Sep 14, 2009, at 3:26 AM, Jorge Vargas <>

> Hello,
> Recently I have been playing with a console client named "tilda"
> ( it's main feature is
> that if you press a key it will hide, which by the way is totally
> broken with DWM as Tilda assumes you have only one instance of tilda
> running. So it minimizes/deminimizes one window not all of them.
> However I find this feature really nice. My main use case of it is as
> follow.
> I'm working on python web development so I normally have a local set
> of temporal servers running (paster, mongodb, etc.) For this I find
> the vertical split patch realllly useful as I have 2 windows in one
> tag top = browser, bottom = paster (with the server side errors) jump
> to monocle to see it running jump to split view to see the server side
> error. However when I get to 3 clients (mongo+paster+browser) things
> get complicated which by the way I know it's the reason the vertical
> patch never made it into the main tree.
> So I was thinking wouldn't it be nice to have a key combo that will
> hide from view all X clients that match certain criteria? This way you
> could build command like hide all my gmail windows or hide all my
> xterms in tag 3
> PS: other than tilda is slow and ugly so I don't recommend it.
Received on Mon Sep 14 2009 - 06:04:34 UTC

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