Re: [dev] wmii opening new windows in same tag

From: loz.accs <>
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2011 06:24:03 +0000

Hi, Thomas.
I don't see anything about "group=0" in wmii documentations. Where
documentation for current wmii. if it exists, can be found? Or read
wmii sources is the only way to learn this?)

2011/1/28, Thomas Dahms <>:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 28 Jan 2011 00:08:49 +0100, Eitan Goldshtrom
> <> wrote:
>> Hi. Since I've upgraded to 3.9.2, or maybe since I've setup my
>> wmiirc_local <>, I've been having a tagging
>> problem -- that link is to a pastebin of it in case it helps. When I
>> open a new window for anything at all, if another instance of that
>> program is already open in another tag then the new instance opens in
>> that tag instead of the currently active one. It is a particularly
>> annoying problem when I want to do small things in a terminal because I
>> need to remember in which tag has the currently open terminal and go
>> there to retrieve the new one.
> You probably use something like gnome-terminal. You can set a rule like
> this
> wmiir write /rules <<!
> /gnome-terminal/ group=0
> !
> In general, use xprop on your terminal and look for the WM_CLASS to fill
> in the snippet above. I am not sure if this kind of rule is already
> possible in 3.9.2. If not, you have to use the hg tip.
>> Also, I've noticed something else since
>> upgrading. When I Mod-p or Mod-a there is no highlighting on the
>> currently selected item in the bar, as there was for me with 3.5.
>> Several times I've accidentally tried to scroll through the options with
>> the arrow keys only to realize I have to cancel and try again because I
>> don't know what is selected. Shortly after upgrading I was messing
>> around with the colors a bit and for a short time I did see highlighting
>> of the selected item, but not since then.
> Try reverting the colors to default values. Highlighting should work.
> Note, however, that wimenu includes a cursor for some time now and thus
> moving the selection has changed to Tab and Shift-Tab.
> --
> Thomas Dahms
Received on Sun Jan 30 2011 - 07:24:03 CET

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