Re: [dwm] Basic mouse feature?

From: pancake <>
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2007 21:42:22 +0200

Yay! awesome patches


On Sun, 22 Jul 2007 17:00:46 +0200
Christian Dietrich <> wrote:

> * Jeremy O'Brien <> [Jul 22 2007 02:14] wrote:
> > I have noticed one thing that would be really really nice to have the ability
> > to do in dwm. Sometimes when I'm feeling lazy I like to use just the mouse,
> > and can obviously switch between tags very easily this way. Sometimes when
> > I'm in float mode, however, or in monocle mode with the monocle patch, I find
> > that I have to hit mod-tab to switch to a window that is being covered by
> > another, bigger window, thus killing my mouse-only experience. I understand
> > that dwm is mainly keyboard driven, but I feel it wouldn't be too difficult
> > (I could be entirely wrong on this) to possibly put in detection for a
> > wheelmouse event in the dwm bar to switch between windows mod-tab style. Is
> > anyone else interested in this?
> >
> I've written two patches:
> The one (windowscroll) give you the possibitlity to switch beetween
> visible clients by using your mouse wheel over the window title.
> The other (selecttag) introduces the possibility to select the next or
> previous tag while calling selecttag("1") or selecttag("1"). In the
> patch this is used to select the next/previous tag by "wheeling" over
> the tag buttons in the bar. selecttag could also be used to emulate
> Alt+Left/Alt+Right.
> I divided this into two patches, because i know that the second is not
> the way you should use tags. But IMHO it is a way tag can be used.
> greetz
> didi

Received on Sun Jul 22 2007 - 21:41:26 UTC

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