[Xmonad] Some windows appear on the wrong head
kai at emptydomain.de
Thu Aug 2 11:23:24 EDT 2007
On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 09:38:43AM -0500, Spencer Janssen wrote:
> On Wednesday 01 August 2007 01:47:20 Kai Grossjohann wrote:
> > Say my focus is on the second head. I start Eclipse. It shows a splash
> > window on the current head (the second one). Then it pops up a
> > workspace chooser window, but that window appears on the first head!
> > (Even though focus is still on the second head, on the Eclipse splash
> > window, in fact.)
> > Ideas?
> > Kai
> We blindly accept the geometry requested by floating windows, which is usually
> the right thing to do. This case, however, is a bit troublesome. What do
> other window managers do in this situation?
I believe that ctwm puts transient windows in the same workspace as
their "parents" (not sure what is the correct term in X11-speak). Or at
least it can be configured to do so. Same for Sawfish, I think.
I guess this means to interpret the geometry relative to the workspace
of the parent.
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