Re: [dwm] placement of tags on titles

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 18:47:58 +0200

On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 04:23:01PM +0000, David Tweed wrote:
> Hi, I've been wondering about this for a while: what was the reason for putting the tags
> at the front of titles? I'm just wondering if there's something I'm not thinking of, since
> (arrogantly assuming we're working in a language that reads left-to-right and
> consequently builds up a scan routine that goes left-to-right :-) ) you'd tend to look
> at the window title more frequently than the tags so `name then tags' seems like a
> more natural order. (I'm assuming that, like in my experiments with in-window titles
> in Ion, the window titles are drawn in the upper left of the window because there
> is the highest probability that they'll be covering empty space -- particularly with
> program code.)
> Anyway, just curious,

I'll try it the other way until tomorrow and let you know ;)

Atm. the only reason is that it is more consistent with the
status bar, but we'll see...


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