Re: [wmii] Stacks

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2006 14:46:53 +0100

On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 12:39:29PM +0000, David Tweed wrote:
> One of the reasons I ended up trying groups is that
> the stuff in each group is just "most commonly
> related". So for example, the windows that show output
> images and graphs under "experiments" are things that
> I often want to look at together when I change the
> algorithm & rerun the experiment. Likewise the source
> code windows under "classifier" are windows I often
> want to look at together when I'm changing the source.
> But sometimes I want to view one of the source code
> windows in the classifier group along with the windows
> visible in the experiments group to try and figure out
> which artifact of the code gives those results.
> Likewise lots of other cases where I want windows
> mixed between groups on screen at once. What's useful
> about being able to make all the windows in a group
> visible at once is that once I've finished with a
> mixed setup I can go back to one of the setups with
> just the windows in a given group visible very
> quickly.
> As I understand pages, they're designed for a more
> long-term division and this sort of thing mixed thing
> is more difficult. (Ie, a window can only be on one
> page at once, so you those no quick way to
> "temporarily" put a window onto a different page, then
> put it back where it came from when finished.)

That sounds pretty much like our dynamicWM paradigm
( With the new
sendtopage and sendtoarea commands, one can dynamically
rearrange windows among pages in one step.


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