Re: [dwm] placement of tags on titles

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 09:30:21 +0200

On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 05:55:48PM -0400, mikshaw wrote:
> >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.

Well I tried several approaches during the night, including
stippling. However neither approach convinced me that much,
except a solid underline (the dashed ones look odd very often).

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