Re: [dwm] Re: master size for each tag patch

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 15:22:31 +0100

On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 03:18:23PM +0100, Marek Bernat wrote:
> On 2/14/07, Marek Bernat <> wrote:
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >I was thinking about having different master size for each tag.
> >E.g. with xterms, I would like to be master close to 50%, but on the
> >other hand I would like to have browser somewhere around 80%, so that I can
> >have a dictionary app open besides it that doesn't take up much horizontal
> >space.
> >But then I thought, what if I am viewing more than one tag at once? Whose
> >master size would be preferred? And whose resized?
> >Well, things are getting complicated.
> >The best thing that I could think of is that you would change some
> >other master variable that would be used specifically when viewing more
> >than
> >one tag.
> >
> >So I tried to write my first patch for dwm and have to say it worked out
> >excelently.
> >I also have to thank Anselm and Sander for the great job on dwm, because
> >patching it was a real delight :-)
> >
> >So please try it out and tell me if it works correctly.
> >
> >Cheers.
> >
> >
> Well, after a while of using it, I found out that I could use some more
> functionality, because I want the dictionary only displayed when viewing
> certain tabs in the browser. That of course means that dictionary will be in
> the different tag and I will toggleview it when I need it. So, what
> I seem to need now is a different master size for a combination of tags. Uh
> oh, this is starting to look really dangerous now. Any ideas how I can get
> the functionality I want without seriously hacking dwm?

I got an idea: Don't do it, don't do it now ;)
Stick with dwm as is.


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