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

From: Celti <>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2006 23:43:01 -0700

On Wed, 13 Sep 2006 23:34:11 -0700, "Suraj N. Kurapati"
<> wrote:
> 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
> view...).

My recommendation would be to watch for the CreateClient event, and
then alter something in the bar - I have a similar thing set up for
irssi to notify me when someone messages me. Simple, unobtrusive,

Received on Thu Sep 14 2006 - 08:43:27 UTC

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