Re: [dwm] replacing masterw with ratio, which will have effect on tile() in general

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 19:59:59 +0200

I have a working algorithm already called rtile. See here for
how the new tile is intended to work (on the screenshot you see
an rtile algorithm with ratio 0.7, this means that each
successing client is 70% of the previous one, same with the
stack, it has 70% of the master width.


On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 05:40:47PM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> When thinking about a golden ratio tile, I got the idea to
> replace masterw with a general ratio value. A ratio of 50[:50]
> means that master and stacking area are equally resized, same
> with the heights of tiled windows. If the ratio is 60[:40] the
> master area is 60% and the stacking area is 40% of the screen size
> (similiar to the current behavior). But the ratio also has effect
> to the height of all tiled windows. A 60[:40] ratio means, that
> each successing window will be around 20% smaller in height than
> the previous one.
> If the ratio is choosed 40[:60] this means, that the master
> width will be smaller than the stack width, and that top-windows
> on the stack will have a smaller height than the bottom-windows.
> The basic idea is quite easy to grasp. Currently I work on a new
> tile() algorithm which will provide the described funtionality.
> I'm curios how this will feel in reality.
> Regards,
> --
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