Re: [wmii] improved dmenu-1.4-bottom-patch for wmii users

From: Stefan Tibus <>
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 11:43:32 +0100

On Thu, 23 Nov 2006 10:54:19 +0100 Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 10:06:55PM +0100, Denis Grelich wrote:
> No, the effect Stefan points out has nothing todo with X* sucks
> ;)
Not exactly.

> It is because wmii draws 1px borders (hence the + 4), but dmenu
> (like dwm) has dropped those 1px borders around labels, hence
> they use font.ascent + font.descent + 2 as bar height.
If it just were like that one should get the same size by making
dmenu use "+ 4", but it has to be "+ 3"!?

> But due to my understanding of your roadmap, you want to do the
> rendering similiar to dwm, to provide more available screen
> space to client areas.
Well, then that change will become obsolete, of course.
However, the main intention of the patch is providing a screen-size
independent dmenu at bottom.


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