[openbox] OpenBox3 on dual head system

Marc Wilson msw at cox.net
Fri Jul 29 22:21:25 EDT 2005

On Fri, Jul 29, 2005 at 08:11:27AM +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
> It seems that OpenBox2 had more support for multiple screens than
> OpenBox3 does. Is this being improved?

Multiple screens, or Xinerama?  Openbox2 has almost no support for
Xinerama.  Oh, and by the way, Openbox2 and Openbox3 share nothing other
than the name.  There's no code relationship between them.

> My wishlist:
>  - resistance when moving windows between screens

Available as a patch from the bugzilla

>  - smart placement should never place windows so they are on more than
>    one screen

Already does this, or tries to.  It's not perfect, though, since if an
application asks to be put across the boundary, it will be.

>  - maximising should only maximise within one screen

Already does this

>  - MoveToEdgeX should stop at screen edges (similar to MoveToEdgeX
>    stopping at a window edge on the way)

Available as a patch.

 Marc Wilson |     To kick or not to kick...  -- Somewhere on IRC,
 msw at cox.net |     inspired by Shakespeare
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