Re: [dwm] dwm wish, a tidy-up function

From: Don Stewart <>
Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2007 16:53:14 -0800

> Hi,
> just came across another idea. How about implementing a function in dwm
> that would reapply all the predefined rules (float/non-float, tagging)
> to all clients in a dwm session.
> This could either be a function bindable to a keystroke, or dwm reacting
> to a signal (say, HUP), or what not.
> This way, when I do a total mess with tagging and floating my clients
> (sometimes it happens and I get lost) I could get my everyday dwm state
> with one keystroke or command.
> What do you think?
> I presume this could also be achieved by restarting dwm, but this
> doesn't seem too clean to me, and also would not integrate well with a
> login manager (from what it seems).
> If something like that is already there, excuse my infinite dumbness for
> not noticing.

We added mod-shift-space (rest workspace to default settings) recently
to xmonad -- it becomes particular useful once you start serialising
state, across restarts.

-- Don
Received on Wed Dec 05 2007 - 01:53:55 UTC

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