Re: [wmii] float windows

From: Nico Golde <>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 23:01:48 +0200

* Ivan F. Villanueva B. <> [2006-03-29 21:44]:
> first of all thanks of this windows manager. I don't have yet had the time to
> play much with the configuration but the basic things I have managed to configure makes it the
> best windows manager for me.
> The only thing that irritates me is the fact the in float mode all new windows
> are opened at the upper left corner. If I open for instance 3 terminals, they
> overlap instead of placing themselves where there are more place free, as it is
> in other windows managers.
> The right behaviour for wmii in float mode would be IMHO to check the
> dimensions of the window, check the place where it would overlap as little as
> possible of the other windows, and open it in this position.

I guess you are running wmii-2.5.2? This behaviour sucks yes
but will not be fixed in this version. In wmii current
things changed totally. Just check out the latest snapshot
(which seems to be very stable) and look if you like the new
Regards Nico

Nico Golde - JAB: | GPG: 0x73647CFF | |
Forget about that mouse with 3/4/5 buttons -
gimme a keyboard with 103/104/105 keys!

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