Re: [dev] [dwm] Xinerama autocenter issue

From: Moritz Wilhelmy <>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 14:44:47 +0200

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 08:14:40AM +0100, Anselm R Garbe wrote:
> 2009/10/22 Alex Matviychuk <>:
> > I'm floating eclipse across the length of 1.5 monitors using xinerama.
> > Whenever I use a dialog inside eclipse, it tries to center itself and
> > considers the center as the center of the first monitor. Is there a
> > way to fix this? Or is there a better way of streaching apps across
> > monitors?
> The dialog that pops up belongs to the monitor of the parent window
> (eclipse). Hence it's centered on the monitor it belongs to.
> Stretching things across monitors is not intended to be supported well
> by dwm's Xinerama support. The best solution for this is buying a
> bigger screen and telling the monitor vendor that you bought this
> screen because you are a dwm user ;) Perhaps some screen manufacturer
> will ring some day when it realises the critical dwm user base ;)
> Kind regards,
> Anselm

And the dwm community will get the real big screens cheaper? I like it :-D

Moritz Wilhelmy
Received on Thu Oct 22 2009 - 12:44:47 UTC

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