Re: [dwm] A rather radical thought

From: Matthias-Christian Ott <>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2008 16:27:34 +0200

"Anselm R. Garbe" <> wrote:

> Here is what I have exactly in mind from a user perspective:
> Initially there is 1 column, a new client is inserted below the
> currently selected window in the column, similiar to the stack
> in tiled layout.
> Each window can be moved left- or rightwards (Mod1-Shift-{h,l})
> which may result in a new column if there is none. A
> new column gets half the size of the current column.
> Each window can also be moved up- or downwards in the column
> itself (Mod1-Shift-{j,k}).
> Columns can be grown/shrinked using Mod1-Control-{h,l}.
> Windows can be grown/shrinked using Mod1-Control-{j,k}.
> The navigation is rather straight-forward:
> Focussing the previous/next window in the current column is done
> with Mod1-{j,k}, focussing the previous/next column is done with
> Mod1-{h,l}.
> So the whole layout concept consists of basically 4 keys with 3
> kinds of modifiers.

But this wouldn't exclude the tag concept of dwm, it just means giving
up this tiled and master area concept, or did I get it wrong?

Is your concept limited to horizontal columns or are vertical columns or
both simultaneously possible?

Received on Wed Apr 02 2008 - 16:27:46 UTC

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