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Re: [wmx] more fun stuff

henri - Fri Oct 22 18:27:00 1999

cannam <cannam@all-day-breakfast.com> wrote: 

> Michael ROGERS <M.Rogers@cs.ucl.ac.uk> writes:
> > 
> > Isn't there a way for apps to specify window groups using hints?
> Yes.
> > If so, maybe you could implement that using the same mechanism?
> In theory wmx already supports window groups, I think since wmx-5.
> (I haven't looked at Henri's hack, so I don't know if he's extending
> the existing groups support or doing something quite separate.)  Few

i did something completely seperate.... i just added a list of ClientLists and cycle throught that whenever the occasion arises.

> apps use window groups, and I put in the support without much time
> for testing, so I don't really know whether it works or not!  But in
> theory, windows in the same group should hide, change channel etc
> all together.  Anyone like to test it with an app that's known to
> use groups, report whether it works, and fix it if it doesn't?

i would assume that xmms would be doing that (or it should at
least)... i'll have to look at the xmms code...

in response to Michael Rogers comments, any ideas on how to do the "all
switch" or "all minimize" ? i mean, would you have a special way of
saying "switch this window and everyone in the group", or would it be
"switch group X up one channel". i just haven't given it any
thought... if anyone has any ideas i could easily add the