[xmonad] Wishing for a slightly different functionality with LayoutScreens
br34ch at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 20:54:33 CET 2010
I wished for a layout in which the bottom 1/10th of my screen would have a
fixed few things (mostly filled with tail -f's of logs and such), while
being free to use the rest of the upper 9/10 of the screen normally.
I was suggested I play with LayoutScreens for this.
The idea was that it would "divide" the screen in half -- pretend as if I
had two monitors...
I tried it out. It's working. I'm using the lines in this page exactly:
, ((modm .|. shiftMask, xK_space), layoutScreens 2
(TwoPane 0.5 0.5))
, ((modm .|. controlMask .|. shiftMask, xK_space), rescreen)
And this very nicely gets me what I wanted -- but just with one
problem. Instead of the division being vertical, it's horizontal.
To give you a pictorial depiction, instead of it being like this:
it's sort of like this: [workspace 1][workspace 2]
I would appreciate any suggestions on how I can have it like the first
depiction. I hope you're kind and use small words -- I'm new to both
Haskell and XMonad :)
Thank you very much for your time,
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