[xmonad] multiple window apps
quesel at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 14:10:16 CET 2011
On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 07:49:40AM -0500, Sean Allen wrote:
> In my case, the multiple window app is Eclipse.
> I have a dual monitor setup with each screen having its own set
> of workspaces. Eclipse being what it is, I want to be able to
> pull some of its tabs out into their own windows on the
> 'secondary' monitor. I can do that but when I quit eclipse and
> start it back up, everything opens on 1 monitor with the main
> eclipse window opening behind the others that are floating ( I
> assume they get marked as transient or something like that... )
> Are there any blog posts, modules, example configs out there
> that I can take a look at to figure out how to get this setup
> working on application launch?
Basically you could use managehooks to position the windows on
the workspaces/monitors you want them to be.
For switching to eclipse you could also reuse my module for
It allows the user to define a set of matching workspaces so that
when you jump to the first one, the other monitors are switched
to the corresponding workspaces.
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Department of Computing Science
Correct System Design
D-26111 Oldenburg, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)441 798-2376
Fax: +49 (0)441 798-2965
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