Re: [dwm] placement of tags on titles

From: mikshaw <>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 17:55:48 -0400

>From Sander van Dijk, (23/08/06 18:19):
> True, but they are a bit too close to the text (characters that use
> the full font height will actually touch the surrounding rectangle;
> try for instance with font "fixed" and a tag named "[").
> Anyway, aside from a little fine tuning, I think this is the way to
> go. I like the fact that unfocused clients now only display their
> title (tag info is of no _practical_ use for unfocused clients), while
> the (useful) taginfo of the selected client _is_ visible.
> I think a little experimentation is still in place though (like I
> said, the surrounding rectangle should at least give the tagname 1 pix
> more place on all sides), maybe just an underline (no wider than the
> tagname) under the focused client's tags is just as informative and
> less obtrusive, dunno...
> Gr. Sander.

Another possibility is to toss in a little 2 or 3 pixel box in the corner
of the label. I don't know if this would be more bulky than the square,
or even how it would look, but that's all I came up with after a solid
two minutes of pondering.
Received on Wed Aug 23 2006 - 23:52:30 UTC

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