Re: [dwm] Closing windows without closing the whole program

From: Sander van Dijk <>
Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2006 19:14:09 +0200

On 8/6/06, Bill Puschmann <> wrote:
> I had read the initial post the same way most of us had. "Use ctrl-w to
> close windows"... unfortunately that doesn't always work.
> I had been working on some diagrams with inkscape yesterday which also likes
> to open up a bunch of windows for each of its tools. With wmii-3, you can
> use the "MOD-shift-c" command to close them (as there are no "close" buttons
> in the dialog, and the developers didn't see fit to include an "Escape"
> hotkey to do the same). But with dwm, "MOD-shift-c" ends up closing the
> entire application.

What versions of these applications are you using? MODKEY-Shift-c
works fine (meaning only the selected window is closed, not the entire
app) for me with both firefox ( and inkscape (0.43). I find it
strange that the same is apparently not true for everyone...

Greetings, Sander.
Received on Sun Aug 06 2006 - 19:14:10 UTC

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