[xmonad] Re: XMonad can't support _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW" root window property.

Andy Stewart lazycat.manatee at gmail.com
Sun Nov 30 22:26:51 EST 2008

Hi, Don,

Thanks, i have use "_NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW" success.

 -- Andy.

Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> writes:

> lazycat.manatee:
>> Hi, develop team!
>> I have use XMonad some month.
>> It's great, thanks!
>> But i found XMonad does not support the necessary root window property,
>> namely "_NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW".
>> Because i have a emacs extension for SCIM-Bridge need use this root
>> window property to compute input focus position.
>> And can use command "xprop -root _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW" to test this
>> problem, will got "_NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW:  no such atom on any window."
>> message.
>> But in GNOME, this command will get value of "_NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW".
>> So please add this root window property in XMonad.
>> Thanks!
> This atom is set via the  XMonad.Hooks.EwmhDesktops module.
> (As is the rest of the GNOME support)
> -- Don

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