[xmonad] window decorations

Dollenstein Zsolt zsol+lists at elte.hu
Tue Jan 8 03:57:47 EST 2008

On Sun, 06 Jan 2008 23:45:47 +0100
Daniel Fischer <dafi5003 at stud.uni-saarland.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> is there a way to decorate windows in XMonad? I'm thinking of a small 
> title bar in which the window title is shown (nothing graphically 
> complicated, only a simple constant color rectangle, maybe a simple 3D 
> emboss effect).
> By itself XMonad seems to support only a single-color border indicating 
> the focus state of the window. And I did not find a contribution 
> allowing decorations either.

AFAIK, the tabbed layout does something similar to what you're
proposing (it draws a small title bar with the window title written in
it). Now I didn't look at the code but I think that could be a good
hint on where to start looking.


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