[xmonad] tabbed, floating & focus

Konstantin Sobolev konstantin.sobolev at gmail.com
Sat May 30 22:58:51 EDT 2009

On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 10:32 PM, Adam Vogt <vogt.adam at gmail.com> wrote:
>>In the other words you can't switch tabs after you've added a floating
>>window: as soon as floating gets focus again, tabbed restores it's
>>state as it was before the floating window was added.
>>It's quite annoying and I'd like to fix it, but X.L.Decoration logic
>>is too complicated to me. Or maybe I should look at some other place?
> This affects all layouts as far as I can tell. I suspect it has something
> to do with this defect:
> http://code.google.com/p/xmonad/issues/detail?id=4

Makes sense. I've suspected something like this, tiling layer has to
remember it's focus position when giving focus away to floating.
No easy fix then :(
Or maybe it's possible to write a layout modifier that will do such
focus state management..

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