Re: [dev] surf: see hover URL without changing title

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:52:43 +0100


On Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:52:43 +0100 Greg Reagle <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2015, at 11:41 AM, Greg Reagle wrote:
> > Yes I undertand that. Perhaps I should have been less open-ended with
> > my question. Where/how would be a good place to display the hoverlink
> > if not the title? A pop-up window? stdout? A statusbar? Are there
> > any precedents in surf for anything similar?
> Well, here is the real problem. I don't mind at all the title of the
> window changing to the hoverlink in most cases, but when I *leave* a
> surf window (either by mouse or keyboard) and the title stays the
> hoverlink that my mouse happened to pass over last (this happens a lot
> for me), I don't find that useful. I want the title of the window to be
> the title of the web page.

Then hook to the window leaving event in GTK or X11 and set the title to
your needs. I will welcome a patch.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Tue Jan 27 2015 - 17:52:43 CET

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