Re: [dev] [dwm] strange behavior with mupdf

From: Josh Rickmar <>
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2012 10:22:43 -0500

Uli Armbruster <> wrote:

> Hi guys
> Dwm is almost perfect for me, actually there are only two things I don't like, one of them I want to discuss here, because I don't have any idea what causes this.
> When I open a pdf with mupdf (, my pdf viewer of choice, it looks like this:
> Hidden bar (you don't need to know everything :P ) with rxvt-unicode opened, about to open a pdf file
> Pressed <Enter> to open the pdf, now it looks like this
> After that, I refocus the terminal
> and go back to mupdf
> Means, only after refocusing mupdf, it looks fine. It doesn't depend on this certain pdf file, it happens with all pdf files. It also doesn't depend on the layout I use. Using no layout (floating) it's fine.
> This doesn't happen with any other tiling window manager I came across (and I tried MANY before I gave dwm a real try and kinda fell in love with)
> Can somebody confirm this? Or even know a way to fix this?
> Thanks!

I also see this same behavior with dwm tip on OpenBSD-current.

Josh Rickmar

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