Re: [wmii] Question about column layout

From: Jonas Pfenniger <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 23:18:12 +0100

Anselm R. Garbe wrote:

>On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 03:11:39PM +0100, Jonas Pfenniger wrote:
>>The last snap I tried, you could only create a new column with an
>>existing window. Empty columns didn't exist because if you detach or
>>close the last window it closes itself.
>>You could use the same principle for new pages. When you create the new
>>page, it uses the selected window. And when you close the window, the
>>page is deleted.
>I thought about this from time to time already, but I'm not sure
>it is a good idea. The most important problem which occures
>might be, that you cannot simple create an empty page, apply
>floating layout and run some broken app. You'd always end up in
>creating a new page, reapplying a layout etc.
>A faster way might be, creating pages with a specific layout.
>Also, many people aim to have special windows on specific pages
>once they get used to the WM. I normally run most important
>stuff on page 1 and other stuff in other pages (ie ff in page 2
>normally). But dunno, maybe we should give your proposal a try.
Is it possible to determine what process runs which window ? Then we
could make a set of rules that map layouts with applications for new
pages. Eg. gimp would create a floating page.
Received on Mon Jan 23 2006 - 22:18:59 UTC

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