[xmonad] How to configure TwoPane to this way
doit.ian at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 01:26:19 EDT 2010
It seems that rotFocusedDown rotFocusedUp can meet your requirements.
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 12:45 PM, Wirt Wolff <wirtwolff at gmail.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Chengqi Song's message of Sun Mar 21 10:34:13 -0600 2010:
> > Thanks for your analysis. The layout is like this:
> > 1. It always has two panes, left and right;
> > 2. Suppose we have windows A, B, C, D and E; currently left pane displays
> A and right pane displays B; A is focused:
> > (A)|B [C, D, E]
> > window in () is focused, windows in  are not visible;
> > 3. When pressing M-J/K, left pane switches between all windows expect B,
> focus in always on left pane.
> > so it can become:
> > (C)|B [A, D, E]
> > (D)|B [A, C, E]
> > (E)|B [A, C, D]
> > 4. When pressing M-S, focus switches between left and right pane.
> > so it can become:
> > A|(B) [C, D, E]
> > 5. When focus is on right pane, when pressing M-J/K, right pane switches
> between all windows expect A:
> > A|(C) [B, D, E]
> > A|(D) [A, C, E]
> > A|(E) [A, C, D]
> > Is there any solution for this requirement?
> Hi lars,
> For the TwoPane binding on M-J/K, if I understand what you want, then
> rotFocusedUp and rotFocusedDown from XMonad.Actions.CycleWindows should
> do it. So if you use those on "M-j" "M-k" you'd be rebinding those to
> act differently in all layouts. When I used to use TwoPane most all the
> time, I put rotFocused bindings on M-U/I to keep using M-J/K in other
> tiling layouts, but you could get fancier to have less key bindings
> (see below).
> For the M-S switch this is the version I used to use:
> i.e. ("M-s", windows (W.modify' switchTP))
> switchTP (W.Stack t  (r:rs)) = W.Stack r [t] rs -- master focused
> switchTP (W.Stack t [l] rrs) = W.Stack l  (t:rrs) -- other focused
> -- TwoPane never has more than one above focus
> switchTP s = s -- do nothing if one window or not TwoPane-ish
> Hopefully that is good enough for that part of what you're wanting.
> If having the same key actions for all layouts doesn't work so well
> for you, you could perhaps:
> * Put layouts that all work well with the TwoPane bindings on a few
> workspaces only, with Layout.PerWorkspace. Then you can use
> Actions.PerWorkspaceKeys to have the TwoPane key bindings only on
> those workspaces.
> * Get a modified version of PerWorkspaceKeys working with layout
> descriptions rather than workspace tags so that your key bindings
> run TwoPane actions only in TwoPane layout variations and otherwise
> run defaults. (Attached is long abandoned ConditionalKeys experiment
> that shows over-complicated clues about how to do that.)
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Sincerely, Ian Yang
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