[xmonad] A few issues with xmonad I'd like to fix
ingeniware at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 21:58:28 CEST 2011
Excerpts from Sergey Manucharian's message from Fri 01-Jul-11 13:56:
> Excerpts from Hans Ekbrand's message from Wed 29-Jun-11 19:48:
> > On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 11:58:58AM -0400, wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu wrote:
> > > Quoting Laurent Humblet <laurent.humblet at gmail.com>:
> > >
> > > >2) When I ALT-TAB once and release ALT and TAB, I like to go back
> > > >to the previous window in the stack instead of going forward
> > > >again, is this possible ?
> > >
> > > don't understand the request
> > I think the OP is asking for what keys you should press focus the previous window.
> > Dear OP, have you tried mod-shift-tab, as specified in the manual page of xmonad?
> > (alt-shift-tab, if alt is your mod key).
> I do understand what the OP wants. You press Alt-Tab (but don't release) - xmonad switches to another workspace you want just to take look, e.g. if gcc has finished compiling, then you release Alt-Tab and return to the original workspace.
> That would save extra Alt-Tab press. Could be useful, I agree, but not sure how to implement it.
Correction: he was talking about the windows, not workspaces, but the idea is the same.
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