[openbox] praise / open to a particular workspace?

Ben Jansens ben at orodu.net
Fri Oct 10 22:40:04 EDT 2003

On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 03:44:44PM -0400, John Russell wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-10-10 at 15:36, Roland Glenn McIntosh wrote:
> > Two things I like about rc3:
> > 	- black window border when switching
> > 	- mplayer movies now maximize over the gnome-panel (maybe not related to openbox)
> > 
> > And one thing I've been wondering:
> >   Would it be difficult to write a "wrapper" program to open a program on a particular workspace?  I want my email to always open on workspace 3, for example.  It'd be *awesome* if there were some xml property we could add into the menu file for that, but I guess a wrapper program might be easier.  Does anyone know if this already exists, or if there's a way I can do this?
> You'd have to ask the guy who wrote it how difficult it would be ;-)
> http://www.burtonini.com/blog/computers/devilspie

The Startup-notification protocol can also be used for this, as gnome-panel

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