Re: [wmii] Swapping (was: Re: mouse and tagging)

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 17:01:31 +0200

On Fri, May 05, 2006 at 10:55:34AM -0400, Chris King wrote:
> On 5/5/06, Anselm R. Garbe <> wrote:
> >- improve mouse-based moving as follows: always attach the
> > client which is moved within or to a different column before
> > the client the pointer points to (and not at the end as it is
> > done in keyboard-driven mode)
> This creates the opposite problem: the user can't move a client to the
> end of the column at all with the mouse. Maybe move the "source"
> client to before the "target" client if the mouse is in the upper half
> of the target's window, but after the target client if the mouse is in
> the lower half.
> On another note while playing with mouse moves in rc1 I notice an
> inconsistency: when moving a large client from the left column into
> the right column, the client is moved into the column only if the
> mouse pointer points to it, but a new column is created if the center
> of the client, rather than the mouse pointer, is moved offscreen.
> This can make it impossible to get the pointer in the right column
> without moving the client's center offscreen if the mouse grabs the
> client far left from its center. Maybe make all moves based on the
> pointer only, a new column being created if the mouse moves to the
> edge of the screen? This could pave the way for dropping clients
> between columns, too.

That is wanted behavior.

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Received on Fri May 05 2006 - 17:01:31 UTC

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