Re: [dwm] Re: ImageMagick & display(1)

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 08:18:47 +0200

On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 08:55:53AM -0700, dtm wrote:
> >>>>> "ARG" == Anselm R Garbe <> writes:
> ARG> This is because wmii-4 takes the window name into account,
> ARG> but dwm takes only class/instance info into account since
> ARG> window names are kind of arbitrary.
> Ah, makes sense.
> Just curious, how much code would be necessary to also take window
> name into account (in dwm)? It's been over 15 years since I did any X
> programming, and even then it was mostly at the toolkit level.
> Sometimes I find it useful to have a row-oriented mode (ROM). But I
> don't want it applied to all tag views. What I do now is select an
> empty tag, open a couple terminal windows in float mode, and place one
> above the other, the width of the screen. As long as I don't switch
> back to that tag, while in tile mode, everything is fine. :)
> But, if I modified dwm to also account for window name, I could create
> a rule that would make those wide windows unaffected by tile/float
> mode changes.

If windows are forced floating in a Rule, they are unaffected by
dotile() (dofloat() respects their current geometry and never
touches that). Why isn't matching against class:instance enough?


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