Re: [wmii] Select window by name?

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2006 10:44:44 +0200

On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 09:57:10AM +0200, Kai Grossjohann wrote:
> I would like to be presented with a list of window names, so that I can
> choose one with completion in the manner of the "actions" and "prorgams"
> "menus" that wmii provides in the default config.

I consider this as unsupported in wmii-3.1, even if there might
be some hackish way to achieve this (e.g. fetching the client
names from /client namespace, remembering the client id and the
tag of each client, selecting the specific tag and client after

> wmii should then switch to the (or a) view showing the window in
> question, then focus it.

See above. It might be possible, but I won't bother to think too
much about it. Wait for wmii-4, which might provide a more elegant
way doing so.

> Perhaps it would be useful to have another action that, if the window is
> shown in more than one view, cycles to the next view and focuses the
> window there.

I think that is no good idea.


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