[xmonad] can one create layouts with fixed height or width for
bitshifter at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 14:03:25 EST 2008
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 1:47 PM, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
<allbery at ece.cmu.edu> wrote:
> On Feb 28, 2008, at 13:43 , Mark Goldman wrote:
> >> LayoutHints can help with that.
> >> http://xmonad.org/xmonad-docs/xmonad-contrib/XMonad-Layout-
> >> LayoutHints.html
> >> Maybe you could get LayoutHints to solve your problem
> >> with text editors, too, setting an X property on the editor
> >> window or something.
> > I've googled around for a while now and cannot figure out how to set
> > things like the minimum and maximum size hints for a window. Does
> > such a utility exist?
> Not in general, and I would expect applications to behave really
> badly if something altered its sizehints without its knowledge or
> consent. (Heck, how many applications misbehave when a window
> manager ignores their size hints and tells them so, as permitted by
> MIT has a tool "nawm" which *might* be able to do this kind of thing;
> I have had difficulty tracking it down though.
A related question, are these properties settable via xrdb and my
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