Re: mouse tag switching with alternative keyboard layout (was [dev] Re: skype gui interface)

From: Robert Ransom <>
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2012 15:52:01 +0000

On 2012-02-04, <> wrote:
> * Nikolay G. Petrov <> [2012-02-03 08:46]:
>> 01.02.2012 22:05, Christian Neukirchen ?????:
>> But, if I can add in this post, in dwm on the current time )) I have
>> a only 1 problem: when a switch by the keyboard layout, only by the
>> english click by mouse working under bar, when I switch in local
>> layout, notjing tot do when I click. May be you know about this?
> Nikolay elaborated on that in a private message to me. Here is the
> problem rephrased:
> 1. have dwm running
> 2. mouseclick on a tag to view it. works.
> 3. switch to alternative keyboard layout (crt-shift for him)
> 4. mouseclick on a tag to view it. doesn't work.
> 5. switch back to default keyboard layout
> 6. mouseclick on a tag to view it. works again.
> I could reproduce it with different distribution and xkb options here:
> with -layout "us,bg", with -layout "de,bg", -layout "us,de". Same
> behaviour. Never run myself into this before, because I hardly use
> mouse to switch tags.

This is a long-known bug, and a patch to fix it is somewhere in this
mailing list's archives. What versions of dwm are you using?

Robert Ransom
Received on Sat Feb 04 2012 - 16:52:01 CET

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