Re: [wmii] How to move bar to top without covering windows

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 10:39:51 +0100

On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 11:50:47PM -0500, Chris King wrote:
> On a similar note, one feature I'd like to see in wmii is support for
> the Extended Window Manager Hints extension _NET_WM_STRUT [1], which
> allows clients to request that a certain amount of space on the edge
> of the screen remain uncovered by the window manager. This could be
> used by wmiibar to request space rather than hardcoding it in wmiiwm
> as it is currently. (Personally I want the feature for the benefit of
> the Rox filer, which places a dock on the edge of the screen.)
> I've written a few lines of code already to implement _NET_WM_STRUT
> and partial EWMH compliance in wmii but haven't finished it due to
> lack of time recently. Is there any chance of getting this feature in
> wmii? I'd be glad to finish my implementation if there is.

Sure and would be cool, this feature might also be interesting
for wmiislot in wmii-4.


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