Re: [dmenu] [dev] Option not to lock X

From: Quentin Rameau <>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:46:21 +0200

Hello baby,

> dmenu grabs all keys / locks X.
> There are many contexts where it would be useful to have an option (e.g
> -u for "unlock") where dmenu only grabs the minimum keys it needs.
> Sometimes you may need to switch windows and check something before
> choosing an option (e.g before deleting files etc).

Look up the dmenu manpage for the -w option, I think this does what you
And no, there is no minimal set of input keys dmenu would grab. Would
you pass those by flag? Only want to grab 'a' and 'c' but not 'b'?
This doesn't really make sense.
Received on Tue Apr 17 2018 - 10:46:21 CEST

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