Re: [wmii] $MODKEY-t binding stopped working!

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 12:34:44 +0100

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 11:31:40AM +0100, Pontus Andersson wrote:
> Martin Swift wrote:
> >I guess this came about when I was upgrading dmenu but even after
> >remerging (recompiling with Gentoo's portage) both wmii and dmenu
> >the
> >problem persists. Any suggestions as to what may be wrong, or
> >even how
> >to fix it?
> I think this is because dmenu has been changed. Before there
> existed a "-b" argument flag that'd tell dmenu to place itself on
> the bottom of the screen. Now there are "-x", "-y", and "-w" flags
> that will handle the placement and size of dmenu.
> It's a pity that the "-b" flag was removed, because now you need
> to calculate the units yourself in order to place it on the bottom
> of the screen.
> For a quickfix, you could play around with "-y" flag to get your
> dmenu to be placed on the bottom, and then change your wmiirc
> accordingly. E.g.:
> $ echo | dmenu -y 1035

I missed the bottom issue when removing -b, it will be present
again in next release.

Kind regards,

 Anselm R. Garbe >< >< GPG key: 0D73F361
Received on Tue Mar 18 2008 - 12:34:44 UTC

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