[xmonad] specific layout per workspace
byorgey at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 14:13:41 EST 2007
On Nov 19, 2007 1:45 PM, Brent Yorgey <byorgey at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2007 12:11 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> > lobzang:
> > > Hi guys,
> > >
> > > Is there any way to configure xmonad in order to have a custom layout
> > per
> > > workspace, for exemple :
> > > workspace 1 (xterm) : Layout $ Mirror tiled
> > > workspace 2 (web) : Layout Full
> > > workspace 3 (icq) : Layout tiled
> > This is a great idea, I wonder why we haven't thought of it before!
> > There /must/ be a way to do it. Anyone have some thoughts?
> Hmm, it seems like it would be possible to create a LayoutClass instance
> for something like (WorkspaceId -> Layout Window), which does layout by
> first getting the state from the X monad and using the current workspace id
> to select the layout to use. Perhaps I'll take a crack at it, unless
> someone thinks this isn't a good idea for some reason.
I just realized this would cause major problems for serializing layout
state! Perhaps a Map from WorkspaceId to Layouts would work -- slightly
less flexible, but it would work with serialization/layout preservation
Anyone have any comments/thoughts?
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