[openbox] How To Skip Windows in NextWindow/OT Term Emulator Question

Ben Jansens ben at orodu.net
Sun Nov 2 20:42:25 EST 2003

On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 06:12:22PM -0600, Mike wrote:
> On Friday, October 31, 2003 at 03:48PM, Adam Kessel wrote:
> >Hi All:
> >
> >I'm new to OpenBox as of the last hour; having been using Blackbox for
> >several years.
> >
> >I'm wondering how to skip windows in the NextWindow/PreviousWindow
> >(typically alt-tab) list.  In particular, I'd like to skip the pager when
> >cycling through windows (right now I'm using rox pager).
> >
> >I'm using OpenBox 3.0 RC4, with Debian Unstable.
> Heya,
> Any application with _NET_WM_STATE_SKIP_TASKBAR set should not be shown in 
> the alt+tab focus cycle popup thinger.
> It's up to the application to set such a hint. There's no openbox option to 
> have certain instances/classes be hidden from the focus cycle popup. 
> gkrellm has skip taskbar as an option, rox pager may be the same way.

Rather than SKIP_TASKBAR, the pager should be setting its window type to
TYPE_DOCK. That way it will not be decorated either, and Openbox will allow it
to be placed inside the area designated as reserved by gkrellm.

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