[xmonad] Regexp WM_NAME ?
Pablo Olmos de Aguilera C.
pablo at glatelier.org
Sun May 13 18:33:16 CEST 2012
In pentadactyl (a firefox addon) you can write in an external editor
instead a textbox, by default it spawns a gvim window and everytime it
opens a pentadactyl.txt in tmp folder. Imho that behaviour is way more
easier writing on a floating window.
Using xprop I found the WM_NAME it's the only variable that doesn't
change, so I thought that using it in my myManageHook would do it.
$ xprop | grep 'WM_NAME'
WM_NAME(STRING) = "pentadactyl.txt (/tmp) - GVIM"
myManageHook = (composeAll , concat $
[ , [ className =? "stalonetray" --> doIgnore]
-- a lot of output removed --
, [ title =? "pentadactyl.txt (/tmp) - GVIM" --> doFloat]
I restarted xmonad, reopened the editor and I found that it doesn't
work, I tried to check wm_name again, and guess what?
WM_NAME(STRING) = "pentadactyl.txt (/tmp) - GVIM1"
Obviously the last part "GVIM" changes all the time, so I can't know
in advance which is gonna pick.
There's some way to regexp the wm_name part? Until now, I couldn't
find anything about this topic :(
Pablo Olmos de Aguilera Corradini - @PaBLoX
Linux User: #456971 - http://counter.li.org/
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