Re: [dev] [dwm] layers

From: Petr Sabata <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 15:48:11 +0200

On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 03:42:43PM +0200, Jean-Paul DEUX wrote:
> On 07/21/2011 02:55 PM, Andrew Hills wrote:
> >On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 3:18 AM, Jean-Paul DEUX<> wrote:
> >>I want to simultaneously have thunderbird in monocle mode and skype in
> >>tile mode in the same tag and switch between them (_all_ thunderbird
> >>windows and _all_ skype windows) like if they are simple windows.
> >I think what you want is the "pertag" patch, which, if I'm not
> >completely wrong, allows you to choose your layout per tag. Then you
> >can have a tag for Thunderbird and a tag for Skype and set them to
> >different layouts. Does that work for you?
> >
> >--Andrew Hills
> >
> Actually, I already use the pertag patch and it's not what I'm looking
> for. 'Cause dwm use a fixed number of tags.

Is there something preventing you from defining more tags in your config.h?

> For example, if I want a third application for chat (I don't know, say
> pidgin) I have to create a new tag, and it's not very handy to create a
> new tag for each new application I install.
> Plus, this layer system may help to simulate tabs (even more powerful
> 'cause we can have layouts).
> Thanks anyway, may be I should try to implement it myself.

# Petr Sabata

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