[openbox] OpenBox3 on dual head system

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Sun Jul 31 15:25:15 EDT 2005

On Fri, Jul 29, 2005 at 07:21:25PM -0700, Marc Wilson wrote:
>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.

Xinerama, since I thought that was the easiest way to get the sort of
behaviour I got on Windows with two screens.

I'll try using Openbox3 without to see how I like it.

>> 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.


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