Re: [wmii] snap: 20060323 -- mouse support

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 18:16:45 +0100

On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 12:11:41PM -0500, John Nowak wrote:
> On Mar 23, 2006, at 12:03 PM, John Nowak wrote:
> >On Mar 23, 2006, at 9:43 AM, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> >
> > I feel this is a great way of ending up at the same point (fast
> >keyboard interaction) while making the learning curve much less
> >steep (you can use everything perfectly fine without knowing any
> >key commands initially, it is just a bit slower).
> While we're at it... Is there any way of building something like this
> into wmii? For example, I'd like to be able to hold a key combination
> and have that show me all of the key combinations in the program.
> This way, all I actually have to remember is that one key command. I
> use wmii every third day or so currently (doing a lot of development
> in OS X at the moment, mainly because I'm in love with BBEdit/
> TextWrangler), and each time I go back I find myself struggling to
> remember the key commands. I'll get it eventually, but it might be
> nice for new users to only have to remember "hold meta-? for help".
> I'm not advocating menus or toolbars or anything here -- Just a
> simple way of showing the key commands, perhaps greying out those
> that are not available for the current situation (such as if no frame
> is selected or if there is no other column to move to).

That is conceptually not possible, because wmiirc decides what
todo on a specific key press and wmiiwm does not know any
semantic of shortcuts (except the move/resize shortcuts).


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