[openbox] Wonderful Window Manager
mangosoft at comhem.se
Tue Oct 17 00:27:55 EDT 2006
On Tue, 17 Oct 2006, Thomas Polliard wrote:
> Sorry bout the long sentence. Normally, I will be pasting to multiple windows
> because I didn't have the foresight to startup a distributed shell or some
> A common situation is to have 10-15 "terms" opened at a time where I want to
> see the output but they overlap so that if they raise in the wrong order I
> get a screen full of old commands. I might need to change a part of the
> command Im pasting but dont want to raise the window as I pass through the
> terms. In my OLD window manager I had raise delay set to 10 seconds but the
> focus follows mouse with no delay (the smallest it would provide usually 1
> millisecond). That provides a way to paste commands that I need duplicated
> across all my "terms" and allows me to change the command usually before the
> window raises. When I do have it raise I don't mind waiting because I can
> already start typing before the window has come up.
> This is harder to explain then I thought. Sorry....
Hm, that's quite a specialized use case, i don't think it warrants the
added code complexity. And if you do want to raise a window, do you really
sit around for 10 seconds and wait for it?
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