[xmonad] Re: Emergency terminal

brian brianchina60221 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 13:11:44 EST 2008

On Feb 20, 2008 5:06 PM, Spencer Janssen <sjanssen at cse.unl.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 03:45:32PM +0800, brian wrote:
> > But I wish it worked more like the Ion scratchpad. In that one, the
> > floating rectangle was permanent, and the hotkey just switched to it.
> > I'm trying to use the scratchpad to do 'vim ~/TODO' and it's a little
> > troublesome because the hotkey starts another one rather than just
> > causing the existing one appear.
> Hmm, perhaps combine this with the new "run or raise" contrib?

OK, I did all the usual stuff except
runOrRaise (XMonad.terminal conf ++ " -title todo -e vim -X ~/TODO")
(title =? "todo"))

That's pretty cool, but it switches focus to the scratchpad as opposed
to bringing it to me. Still, progress.

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