[xmonad] Re: Newbie Focus Question

Justin Bogner mail at justinbogner.com
Wed May 28 10:49:26 EDT 2008

lithis wrote:
> On Tue, 2008/05/27 17:45:52 -0500, Kevin Monceaux wrote:
>> If one has one or more fillscreen window(s) on a screen and one or more 
>> floating window(s) on a screen and is using <mod1> Tab, or <mod1> j and 
>> <mod1> k to cycle focus between the windows, is there a way to have each 
>> window moved to the top when it receives focus.
> As a manual solution, press Mod+Enter to bring a window to
> the front. Mod+Shift+{J,K} will reorder windows, also.
> You could append “ >> windows W.swapMaster” to the
> Mod+{Tab,J,K} bindings in your config, as well.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think this user's issue is that the 
floating window stays above the tiled full screen window, which, as far 
as I know is always true of floating windows, and so it won't be helped 
by reordering the windows.
I don't see any reasonable way around this, other than to send the 
floating window to another workspace.

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