Re: [dwm] make a window unfocussable?

From: Karl. <>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2007 08:42:05 +1200

On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 07:44:04AM +1200, Karl. wrote:
> Is it possible to make a window that can't be focussed?

Partially answering my own question, xprop reveals something that sounds
likely, but I can't figure out how to set it. Running xprop on my
xterm says (amongst other things):

                Client accepts input or input focus: True

I think I want to set that to False. The manpage for xprop tells me
that I can set properties, but I don't have enough information to make
it work. I'm not actually sure that xprop can set complex properties
such as WM_HINTS - it seems to be more aimed at simple properites that
are true/false/integer/etc. I guess I need to find the specific name of
the singular focus-controlling property, and/or find a better tool than

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