[xmonad] How to prefix workspace names with numbers?

Pablo Olmos de Aguilera C. pablo at glatelier.org
Tue Oct 9 23:56:09 CEST 2012

On 9 October 2012 08:43, Jacek Generowicz <jacek.generowicz at cern.ch> wrote:
> JG> Select workspace by name Automatically switches when unique starting
> JG> substring is entered: this means that most workspace switches take
> JG> just two keystrokes. And I don't have to remember that, say, files
> JG> is 4: I just have to remember that files starts with 'f' (or, in
> JG> extremis, 'fi').
> HC> Hm, maybe I should get used to that instead, it sounds really
> HC> nice. Can you please tell me more about how you have configured it
> HC> to switch automatically and/or post the relevant parts of your
> HC> xmonad.hs? I use the default keybindings, so I have to hit tab and
> HC> return after entering the substring in order to switch, which is a
> HC> bit too slow for my liking.
> OK, I'll have a go. I won't paste my whole config file, as that could
> well overwhelm you with irrelevant nonsense (and I'm embarassed about
> how much of a mess some of it is :-).
> Let's see, I'll paste sections of my config file, with some commentary
> in between
> First of all, the ad-hoc spread of keybindings was driving me insane, so
> I hacked up something which allows me to define keybindings in tabular
> form. This gives me a convenient overview of my current keybindings and
> really helps with selecting new keybindings or coming up with a sensible
> set of bindings that works for me.  (For the sake of brevity I've elided
> some of the action wrapper definitions from the /where/ section, leaving
> mostly the ones related to window/workspace manipulation):

Please, can you upload your config file somewhere? It looks like a mess here =/.

PS.- I'm curious, which client are you using to have those "named" quotes?

Pablo Olmos de Aguilera Corradini - @PaBLoX
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