Re: [dev] [bugs] st clears up upon resize and other little things

From: Kamil Cholewiński <>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2016 14:13:26 +0100

> 1 - when you open st and some strings printed (try 'ls' for example),
> upon resizing it down and resizing it back up, the content is lost.
> Shouldn't the printed stuff remain there? This is an annoyance for
> when I, for example, 'ls' a folder, open an image that I found inside
> so dwm automatically tile st and the image, and then I close the
> image. Now the st window will not show all the content of the folder
> from when I did 'ls'. The files/folders previously printed that upon
> resize were covered are now gone and I have to 'ls' again.


> 2- st is the only program on dwm that doesn't cover the entire screen
> when opening it in fullscreen tile mode. There's always a line on the
> bottom of the screen to which st refuses to expand.

Since a fixed-width font is used, it's a choice between showing useless
black background or a part of your desktop. I guess you can hack st
and/or dwm to expand the window completely.
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