[xmonad] How to prefix workspace names with numbers?

Jacek Generowicz jacek.generowicz at cern.ch
Wed Oct 10 09:42:07 CEST 2012

Jacek Generowicz writes:

> Hans Chen writes:

>> 2. Bind keys for switching and creating workspaces, in the latter case it
>> doesn't autocomplete:
> Yes, My config needs improving in this respect.
> On the one hand I like just being able to create a new workspace with
> the same key as switching. On the other, if I want to create a workspace
> with a name which starts with the same letter as an existing one, I get
> a switch. So I have to resort to tricks like prepending the new name
> with an underscore, and then deleting it before hitting return.
> So, in the back of my mind I've been meaning to create a dedicated 'new
> workspace' key. Maybe this will motivate me to get on and do it.


So it turns out that I had already done this. I just needed to switch
off autocompletion for my renameWorkspace.

Thanks for giving me this much-needed push!

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