[xmonad] Proposal: Advanced Scratchpad-Features
adrien.barilly at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 13:34:47 EST 2008
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 07:08:38PM +0200, Roman Cheplyaka wrote:
> * Andrew Sackville-West <andrew at swclan.homelinux.org> [2008-02-28 06:49:00-0800]
> > On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 03:41:50PM +0100, Dominik Bruhn wrote:
> > > Hy,
> > > I recently found the Scratchpad on the Mailinglist (thanks, Braden for this).
> > > But, im missing two features:
> > > 1. Is it possible to hide the scratchpad (not close, only hide) with the same
> > > hotkey? So if I press the Hotkey once the scratchpad apears and another hit it
> > > disapears and I can recall it with the same hotkey.
> > > 2. Can the scratchpad made visible on all workspaces? So if I switch my
> > > workspace it stays visilbe and I can recall (with 1.) the same scratchpad
> > > everywhere?
> > >
> > > The reason for this is: I want to start a musicplayer (mocp or something like
> > > this) in the scratchpad and want to view it on every workspace im
> > on.
> > This is orthagonal to your original question, but as a suggestion for
> > music players and xmonad, I use mpd and have key bindings that control
> > it through mpc. I use one key for pause and another for volume
> > control. Finally I have included pertinent parts of the mpc output in
> > my xmobar. It's all pretty simple and make a very nice simple music
> > setup.
> Agree :)
> Also I've written a small extension for prompting song name, but I was
> going to push it after xmonad get locale support.
> However, if you need it and don't deal with non-Latin song names, I
> can push it earlier...
> Roman I. Cheplyaka (aka Feuerbach @ IRC)
I made a little script long time ago to play a song by inputting part of
mpc play `mpc playlist | grep -i $1 | tr -d \# | head -n 1 | awk -F\)
Might find it useful as well..
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