[xmonad] Minimise windows?

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Fri Aug 15 14:38:29 EDT 2008

> Is there a way of minimising windows in Xmonad?
> I've found several times that I really miss minimising of windows.
> Right now e.g. I have a screen with VirtualBox (its control window and
> a window for a single VM) and I want to stick a browser next to the VM
> to follow some instructions on a web page.  What I've ended up doing
> so far is moving the control window to a "scratch screen" so that the
> screen is divided evenly between the VM and the browser.  However,
> once I'm done I'll move the browser back to the "web screen" and I'll
> have to move the control window back again from the "scratch screen".

I tend to move windows to a scratch workspace.  I think encapsulating 
that model as a 'raise/minimise' key binding would make sense.

-- Don

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