[xmonad] focus but hidden

Dougal Stanton dougal at dougalstanton.net
Fri Jun 6 12:13:17 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 3:32 PM, David S. <dschein at fsinnovations.net> wrote:
> Occasionally  I will have 2 or more windows on a workspace and fullscreen
> tiling and when I switch focus, the red border on the visible window goes
> away, but it does not switch to the other window.
> My only recourse then is to move the windows to other workspaces to see them
> all.  To get the workspace to behave correctly I have to delete them all or
> move them all.

This may sound silly, but have you accidentally floated your front
window? It can be easy to do if you hold down the xmonad meta-key and
click in the window. It wouldn't be immediately obvious but you'd
never get your other windows back.

Try meta-t to tile them again (for whatever meta key you have bound; I
think the default is alt?).



Dougal Stanton
dougal at dougalstanton.net // http://www.dougalstanton.net

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