Re: [wmii] gnucash disappearing

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 16:31:45 -0400

On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 12:57:03PM -0400, Ross Palmer Mohn wrote:
>On Wed, 2006-06-07 at 11:34 +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 04:37:22PM -0400, Ross Palmer Mohn wrote:
>> > Here's what I get: '2562 17 1280 1007'. Certainly looks as if it's
>> > offscreen!
>> Yes, it is offscreen for some reason. I'll have a look at this
>> issue asap.
>> > My rule for gnucash is: '/Gnu[Cc]ash:.*/ -> gc', but I'd like to force
>> > it to be in the managed layer. How?
>> There is no special rule, because apps which don't have a ~ rule
>> or set the WM_TRANSIENT_FOR hint are managed, except the
>> floating layer has been focused.
>> Can you check with xprop(1) if the app has the TRANSIENT_FOR
>> hint set?
>Here's the output of xprop on the main gnucash window. I don't see
>anything about TRANSIENT, but I'm not exactly sure how to read this. I
>wonder if it has to do with whether or not the transient Scheduled
>Transactions window opens first or not?

If a transient window opened before the main one, the focus would be moved to
the floating layer and that's where the main window would then open. I've had
a gripe with this situation for some time now.

Kris Maglione
If an idea can survive a bureacratic review and be
implemented, it wasn't worth doing.
Received on Wed Jun 07 2006 - 22:32:18 UTC

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