[Xmonad] Re: Switching focus without pulling hidden windows into the foreground

Tassilo Horn tassilo at member.fsf.org
Wed Aug 1 16:26:44 EDT 2007

David Roundy <droundy at darcs.net> writes:

Ha again,

>> Is it possible to switch focus only between visible windows without
>> pulling hidden ones into the foreground?
> It'd be an easy extension to write, but imagine it would be specific
> to the TwoPane layout, since I don't see how this could be implemented
> using the actual property of "switch focus between visible"
> windows. Instead it'd be "switch focus between the first two windows".

I've just found out that `dwmpromote' does exactly what I need. This
swaps the windows, too, but that's no problem for me.


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