[Xmonad] darcs patch: Two new dynamic log functions that display the title o...

Spencer Janssen sjanssen at cse.unl.edu
Sun Oct 7 01:26:22 EDT 2007

On Saturday 06 October 2007 12:58:56 Christian Thiemann wrote:
> Sat Oct  6 19:31:13 CEST 2007  Christian Thiemann
> <mail at christian-thiemann.de> * Two new dynamic log functions that display
> the title of the currently focused window I liked the
> window-title-in-statusbar feature of dwm very much and wanted to have that
> in XMonad as well.  Somewhere on the net I found some code to put into
> Config.hs (and sorry, that was last week and I already forgot where I got
> it from) which I modified and put into the DynamicLog extension.  One can
> now set the logHook in Config.hs either to dynamicLogWithTitle to get the
> usual layout description and workspace list plus window title enclosed in
> angle brackets, or dynamicLogWithTitleColored "white" (or "red" etc.) to
> have xmonad print out some ^fg() markers for dzen to display the window
> title in the given color.
>   Some windows (like terminals or browsers) change their window title from
> time to time but xmonad does not recognize this.  So I started learning
> Haskell to provide patches for X11-extras and xmonad so that PropertyNotify
> events are captured and, if the event notifies about a WM_NAME property
> change, call the logHook to update the status bar.
>   Hope you find this useful,
>     Christian


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