[xmonad] Gimp always floats whether I want it to or not
kat_lists at katspace.homelinux.org
Thu Apr 9 09:23:47 EDT 2009
On Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 06:59:02AM -0600, Wirt Wolff wrote:
> Excerpts from Kathryn Andersen's message of Thu Apr 09 06:25:26 -0600 2009:
> > I don't want Gimp to start floating, but it always does.
> > This is my manage hook:
> > ....
> > As you can see, I do not apply a doFloat to Gimp, so I would have
> > thought that it wouldn't start in floating mode, but it always does.
> > What do I have to do to force it to be tiled?
> Are you perhaps using in your defaultConfig the following?
> , manageHook = myManageHook <+> manageHook defaultConfig
> The default manageHook floats Gimp and Mplayer iirc. So for us tiled
> Gimp lovers it's probably nicest to just use `manageHook = myManageHook'
> and add Mplayer hook to myManageHook if wanted.
Ah! That is it! Thank you. Changed that, and it worked like a charm.
> As apology for the trouble, some bonus gimp tips including example of
> floating tool windows like levels, etc. : ;-)
Interesting. I'm already using IM twice as the first paragraph
suggests. I shall have to look at that page more in depth later.
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