Re: [dwm] mousemode patch

From: carmen <>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2007 19:51:06 -0500

On Wed Jan 03, 2007 at 10:00:13PM +0100, y i y u s wrote:
> I know dwm was designed with keyboard users in mind, and I'm sure this
> patch won't go into main, but you could find it useful if - like me -
> you have a cordless mouse and are a bit fair of your keyboard.
> The funcionality:
> When you press in the title zone with Button3 in the status bar a
> square appear in the arrange mode symbol indicating that you are into
> "mousemode". In this mode you can move and resize your windows as if
> MODKEY was pressed.
> I have also added a new action to Button4 or 5 (the mouse wheel) to
> togglefloat the sel client. Don't know why it doesn't work with
> MODKEY. Any ideas? (it is not needed, but it seems strange).
> Other change is the posibility of togglefloat when in floatmode (it's
> indicated with an empty square in the title), useful if you open a
> window while in float and you dont want to resize it when you go back
> to tiled mode, just to make it floating again.

one thing which was useful about windowlab, is dragging across the barwin would activate the various tags, in a single motion. when you dont know where something is it makes it easy to find..

also scrollwheel while moused over the status bar could do a similar action..

> The patch adds 10 loc to dwm. I'd like to know your comments, and
> please take in count that it hasn't been tested a lot.
> Greetingssssss,
> --
> - yiyus || JGL .
Received on Thu Jan 04 2007 - 01:50:35 UTC

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