Re: [dwm] layout per tag.

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 08:32:17 +0200

On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 08:42:55PM +0200, Sander van Dijk wrote:
> On 8/11/06, Ross Mohn <> wrote:
> >I tried the toggle and I like it. I wasn't sure how it would be to
> >deselect everything, but it actually feels ok to me. It's like cleaning
> >off your entire physical desktop. Doesn't seem to cause any programmatic
> >issues either.
> >-RPM
> I like it too, but there is one programmatic issue: try deselecting
> all tags, and then start an xterm. 'ps' will show that it's running,
> but there's no way to access it in dwm (since it doesn't have any
> tags). I see two solutions here:
> 1. don't allow desection of the last selected tag
> 2. use the DEFTAG from config.h as a fallback when no tag is selected,
> and some situation requires one (i.e. when you launch an app with no
> tag selected, simply apply DEFTAG to the client and select DEFTAG for
> viewing).
> With 2, dwm could possible also start up with no tag selected, and
> wait for a reason (i.e. app launch) to select one if the user doesn't
> do it manually.

I implemented the first way, because it would have the same
effect on startup and makes the other situations more


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