Re: [dev] [dmenu] vertical list bugs and patch

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Sun, 7 Mar 2010 19:06:09 +0000

On 7 March 2010 18:43, <> wrote:
>> > As a remark: The plan is to remove the cursor handling from dmenu
>> > again, since it violates the single purpose idea of dmenu. Instead
>> > there will be a dinput or sinput program that basically is nothing
>> > else as a text field widget that prints the input to standard out.
>> That seems a little fiddly to use, but fair enough.
> I thought the beauty of using dmenu was being able to type a few chars and
> matches coming up.  If I type "fir" I will get firefox, "et" matches etqw.  The
> way you describe seems to mean I'd have to scroll through every program on my
> system or press esc and type the full name?

No, my remark was just about experimental extensions that are applied
in hg tip right now. The dmenu behavior you describe won't change.

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