Re: [wmii] Popups in all views: is it possible ?

From: Suraj N. Kurapati <>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2006 23:34:11 -0700

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Francis GUDIN wrote:
> I must use Ekiga (formerly GnomeMeeting). When an incoming call
> is placed, Ekiga raises a small window asking me "accept
> it/reject it/whatever". This "pops up" with those tags inherited
> from its parents.

You can listen for the CreateClient event via wmiir and check the
title or class information of the created client to determine
whether it is the Ekiga pop-up window. If that is the case, you can:

1. have the popup appear on all views by tagging it with all current
tags. This way, you won't need to know all possible tags you will be
using before-hand (for /def/rules).

2. have wmii focus the first view in which the pop-up has appeared.

> At the moment, the only solution not to miss calls is to stick
> every tags onto Ekiga. But then, this keeps floating over other
> (more useful) windows.

Try the second approach then. Although, this might present
annoyances of itself (you're suddenly whisked away to some other
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