[Haskell-beginners] Re: [xmonad] xmonad vs. full screen
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Thu Jun 25 05:04:37 EDT 2009
On Thursday 25 June 2009 01:38:30 Thomas Friedrich wrote:
> Rickard Nilsson wrote:
> > Quoting Thomas Friedrich <info at suud.de>:
> >> 2) I would propose going back to the old behavior of handling
> >> full-screen-programs in xmonad. It really should be the *user* who
> >> decides how "full-screen" a full-screen-program shall be. Isn't this
> >> also more following the philosophy of xmonad? You as a user decide,
> >> what is happening on your screen? It might be not as intuitive, when
> >> switching to xmonad and you are used to other WMs, where full-screen
> >> means *full screen*. I really miss that functionality, now that its
> >> gone. What do you think?
> > I think the old behaviour made much more sense. As it is now, it's not
> > possible to play a web flash movie in a separate, arbitrarily sized,
> > window. You either have to watch it fullscreen-floating, or integrated
> > in the web-page.
> > @Thomas - Did you ever manage to revert Xmonad to the old behaviour?
> No unfortunately I didn't. I changed my manageHook to
> myManageHookDef = scratchpadManageHook (W.RationalRect 0.25 0.375 0.5
> 0.35) <+> composeAll
> [ ...
> , isFullscreen --> doFullFloat
> , isDialog --> doCenterFloat
> This way, when I want to watch a Flash-Movie in full screen, the video
> window actually covers the full screen. However, the downside of it is
> that also xpdf and others start flouting when going to full screen.
> Which is stupid, as I always have to push them back into the tiling,
> when I want to have a "full screen" xpdf next to, say, emacs. Also you
> will have a little border around the flouting window, which doesn't look
> good in full screen. But I don't want to remove the borders from
> flouting windows, as I like to have a border, when a flouting window is
> not covering the whole screen.
> So as you see, the solution is far from optimal.
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Thursday 25 June 2009, 12:04:17
Regards, Mikhail S. Pobolovets
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