[xmonad] Changing workspace using the mouse

Adam Vogt vogt.adam at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 10:29:56 EST 2010

* On Monday, January 04 2010, Ian D. Leroux wrote:

>I'm interested in using the mouse to navigate between windows, while
>retaining the benefits of tiled window management (I hate resizing
>windows by hand).  Xmonad already lets me change the focus within a
>workspace with the mouse.  Is there any way (possibly using an extension
>or by interaction with an external tool) to use the mouse to switch
>workspaces?  How about rearranging windows within a (tiled) workspace? I
>haven't found anything relevant in the documentation or the list
>archives, but I might not be searching for the right thing.  If no such
>capability currently exists, do you have any tips on where I should
>start if I want to try writing my own?
>Ian Leroux

Have you tried xmonad's EWMH integration? Once you use the module [1] to
your config, you can move windows between workspaces using the pager in
say gnome-panel.

[1] http://xmonad.org/xmonad-docs/xmonad-contrib/XMonad-Hooks-EwmhDesktops.html


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