[openbox] feature requests

David Tiselius david.tiselius at sydsvenskan.se
Mon Nov 10 05:26:34 EST 2003

Bartosz Oudekerk wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to be as bold as to request something without having contributed to
> this project in any way.
> Here they are (in order of importance(to me)):
> 1]  One feature I really miss is FullMaximisation (I don't remember the exact
>     name). When I maximise a window I'd like it to maximise *over* the dock.
>     I now have the dock set to "autohide" and "below" which works in a way,
>     but I'd like to have the dock always visible on workspaces which don't
>     contain maximised windows.
> 2]  Since I had RSI, I prefer to use my mouse as little as possible, and as
>     such have set up a lot of keybindings (actually I'm still in the process
>     of doing so). One thing I still happen to do sometimes is open the menu
>     and then decide I don't want it. It would be nice to have an action to
>     close the menu (HideMenu?), it would be even nicer if using ShowMenu a
>     second time would close it again, so it could be openend and closed with
>     a single keybinding. I now have a menu-item which doesn't do anything at
>     the top.
> 3]  A setting which sets if windows are placed top-to-bottom or left-to-right
>     would also be nice.
> Perhaps if some of you have a use for some of the above features also, they
> could be implemented?
> Thank you for Openbox.


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