Re: [wmii] snap: 20060425

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 14:38:55 +0200

On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 05:35:41AM -0700, Tad wrote:
> wmii-3 is cool, but I spy an annoying problem: new windows are always
> created at the bottom of the stack. When I open up a feh window from elinks
> to view an image, then close feh, the focus turns to the next-from-bottom
> client, which is usually not what I was last using. This forces me to look
> through the window titles and find the instance of elinks I was previously
> using.
> Ideally, new windows should be inserted after the current window in the
> stack, thus making sure the focus reverts to the previously viewed window in
> situations like this.

Why not running the browser as single app in that column? Then
you get this behavior. Also, you could define a rule for Feh
which makes it floating all the time, then wmii remembers the
previously selected area.

> In addition, here's another feature request: alt-tabbing through views. I
> don't like the clumsy workaround from the Code Snippets section; for one,
> it's not consistent, in that alt-1 won't send me to my "dev" view after I've
> created a view named "abc". C'mon, we have alt+hjkl for moving sequentially
> through clients+columns, why can't we have alt+tab and alt+shift+tab for
> views?

Because views are no workspaces.


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