Re: [dev] [dwm] layers

From: Jean-Paul DEUX <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 16:03:20 +0200

On 07/21/2011 03:48 PM, Petr Sabata wrote:
> 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?
Not really! But don't wanna have a dozen of tags, I rather prefer
working with categories.

Plus, the system really interest me and I wanted to check out if it
doesn't already exist before I start trying to understand the dwm code
and messing with it.

>> 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.
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