[xmonad] Layout.LayoutCombinators? (Was: Re: Defining Layouts)

David Roundy droundy at darcs.net
Thu Dec 20 07:22:36 EST 2007

On Wed, Dec 19, 2007 at 09:24:07PM +0000, Thomas Adam wrote:
> [ Re-added xmonad to the Cc list -- Roundy should never have taken
> this off-list. ]
> On 19/12/2007, David Roundy <daveroundy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > To achieve something like what you describe, you could do
> >
> > column *||* toggleLayouts Full column
> >
> > where column would be a layout that arranges windows in a single
> > column.  You could probably construct column from Tall.  Then you
> Ah.  So I wasn't too far off-beam then, which is comforting.  I played
> around with this idea, but to be honest, given your explanation about
> stacks, it makes using LayoutCombinators impossible if WindowNavigator
> cannot be used along with it to switch focus.  A very annoying
> limitation.

Oh wait, I think I got Go and Swap mixed up.  You certainly can use
WindowNavigator to change focus along with LayoutCombinators, I do that all
the time.
David Roundy
Department of Physics
Oregon State University

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