Re: [dev] Re: [dvtm] Focus by id instead of order

From: koneu <>
Date: Sun, 07 Sep 2014 17:31:07 +0200

On September 7, 2014 5:16:24 AM CEST, Amadeus Folego <> wrote:
>So, I started sending a lot of commands to dvtm via the command fifo
>I noticed an odd thing.
>Every window exposes a variable called $DVTM_WINDOW_ID, so one can
>imagine that if you want to focus on a window you should just pass the
>command 'focusn 1' where 1 would be the id of that window.
>What happens is something different than this and somewhat confusing.
>Maybe there's a reason for it being that way, I don't know if this is a
>design decision or a bug.
>In any case: I attached a patch that changes the focus command to
>use the window id, so that the focus command is invariant in respect to
>layout changes and scripts have a better api to interact with.

Why did you call the thread "Re:"?
Best regards,
Received on Sun Sep 07 2014 - 17:31:07 CEST

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