Re: [dwm] show next / previous tag

From: Steffen Liebergeld <>
Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2006 13:28:08 +0200

On 7/23/06, Sander van Dijk <> wrote:
> On 7/23/06, Jukka Salmi <> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > the attached patch adds the functionality to view the next or previous
> > tag relative to the currently selected one; thus you can "scroll"
> > through your tags using a single key.
> >
> > Just in case somebody finds this useful...
> Yes, I think this is convenient to have. If this goes mainstream
> though, I'd prefer to use XK_h/XK_l instead of XK_Left/XK_Right, since
> that's consistent with XK_j/XK_k for cycling focus within views, and I
> believe that generally a wm should avoid the use of any key located
> right of the Enter key in the default setup (since they aren't
> guaranteed to be there at all, in contrast to 'normal' characters and
> digits).

Absolutely true.

Another thing I always change first when getting fresh dwm-sources is
to increment the MOD+number combinations to have the "scratch"-tag
mapped to key "1" instead of key "0". Maybe this could also be changed
in the main dwm sources.

                  Steffen Liebergeld
Received on Sun Jul 23 2006 - 13:28:10 UTC

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