Re: [dwm] new windows on slave area

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 16:17:32 +0100

On Sun, Jan 21, 2007 at 09:14:05AM +0100, Philipp Neubeck wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Jan 2007 21:50:49 +0000
> Tener Hades <> wrote:
> > > I like this idea too. Most of the time, any second window I open in a
> > > view is of lesser overall importance than the master (even if it is
> > > momentarily my focus of attention) - I'd rather have it appear in the
> > > slave column than causing the master to move and resize (not everything
> > > resizes as cleanly as I'd like).
> Just a random idea:
> What about inserting new windows before or after the currently focused window? That is, if you focused the window in the master column, the new window will replace the old one in the master column.
> But if you focus the top most window in the slave column the new window would be placed on top of the slave stack and the master column will never be touched.

One statement to this whole thread: I don't see the need of
making the discussed feature mainstream. It adds another toggle
and we already have a lot of toggles.


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