[Xmonad] Issue 27 in xmonad: Unmanaged windows should be able to
be assigned to custom layout algorithms
droundy at darcs.net
Mon Jun 25 11:14:12 EDT 2007
On Sun, Jun 24, 2007 at 09:03:05PM -0700, codesite-noreply at google.com wrote:
> Issue 27: Unmanaged windows should be able to be assigned to custom layout algorithms
> Comment #1 by dons00:
> With line wrapping:
> In Xmonad, a window becomes unmanaged by having the
> override redirect flag set. This then means that the
> windows geometry, defined in .Xdefaults, is used. This
> is non-optimal when working with multiple resolutions on
> a regular basis. Laptops that are frequently plugged in
> to external monitors are screwed. It would be nice if
> we could have layout algorithms for the non-managed gaps
> as well as for the managed center. The gaps are
> rectangles afterall, and you could have a default layout
> of un-managed so that no functionalty would be changed,
> just added.
> More info please, Tim. What is the problem, how do we reproduce it?
> If its a feature request, clarify what precisely is desired.
The layout bit, I'm guessing might easily be addressed by making use of
ScreenLayout to implement the gaps (which could also move gaps out of
core, simplifying Operations slightly).
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