[xmonad] Stump like behavior...

Anders Engström ankaan at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 07:27:10 EDT 2010

If you want something more general, have a look at
XMonad.Layout.SubLayouts and XMonad.Layout.Groups. I haven't used them
myself, but I think the behavior you want is possible with them.


On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 13:07, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 11:48, Sean Charles <sean at objitsu.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Being a long time LISP/Stump user I migrated to xmonad about eight months
>> ago and I am totally hooked, just bought 'Real World Haskell' and determined
>> to 'get into it' ASAP!! Awesome.
>> I've read around the list but I can't see what I am after, prepared to write
>> it myself if I have too... in stump you can create a new application in the
>> same frame as the current one and then rotate between them; a circular queue
>> of windows with the topmost one being the active one.
>> Can xmonad do this out of the box or with some nifty configuration applied
>> to xmonad.hs ?
>> When I have a main window with firefox running and three smaller ones
>> stacked beloe with pork, mutt and a shell open, I would like to be able to
>> use the same space for emacs and swap between firefox and emacs as I work.
>> It's not a problem really but I wondered if it would be easy to achieve the
>> same stump-like operation?
> It sounds like TwoPane is a special case of what you describe.
> If you find a perfect match, or implement one yourself, then I have
> one or two uses for it myself :-)
> /M
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