Re: [wmii] WMII & screen rotation

From: Jeremy Maitin-Shepard <>
Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2006 11:16:56 -0400

Denis Grelich <> writes:

> On Fri, 8 Sep 2006 14:48:43 -0400
> Sean Russell <> wrote:

>> Howdy,
>> wmii doesn't (appear to) handle dynamic screen rotation: it appears
>> to maintain the screen dimensions from pre-rotation. wmiimenu does
>> place the menu in the correct space, but existing and new windows
>> (and tag-spaces) keep the old screen dimensions. I would assume that
>> resizing the screen (say, for projecting) would result in the same
>> behavior.
>> Is there a way to alert wmii that the screen has new dimensions, and
>> to have it re-layout windows?

> Again, wmii lacks enough ewmh handling to notice changes in resolution
> and stuff. It is on the todo list, but the developers seem to be quite
> busy with other stuff atm.

Note that it is actually RandR extension support that is needed (EWMH
does not cover changes in screen size).

Jeremy Maitin-Shepard

Received on Sat Sep 09 2006 - 17:17:26 UTC

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