[xmonad] announce: XMonad.Layout.Monitor

sme sean.escriva at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 16:21:14 EST 2008

Nice work, this sounds like a way to implement a widget type layer
like what seems to be popular with the desktop environments.

Should be fun to try out

On 11/15/08, Roman Cheplyaka <roma at ro-che.info> wrote:
> XMonad.Layout.Monitor is module for managing 'monitor' windows. Monitor
> windows are like dock windows, but they are placed above other windows.
> For example, see screenshot[1].
> 'Monitor' is layout modifier which shows monitor window above the tiled
> windows of current layout.
> Its features are:
> - works with unmanaged windows ( => it's trivial to get monitor on all
>   workspaces, plus monitor never gets focus)
> - toggling visibility with a keybinding
> - it's possible to have several monitors and toggle them independently
>   (using nested modifiers)
> Due to stacking algorithm of xmonad, it isn't currently possible to show
> monitor above floating windows.
> For details, please see the docs. Comments are welcome.
>   1. http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Image:Xmonad-clock.png
> --
> Roman I. Cheplyaka (aka Feuerbach @ IRC)
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