[openbox] Wonderful Window Manager

Mikael Magnusson 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 
> such.
> 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?

Mikael Magnusson

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