[openbox] executing programs from menu

Roland Glenn McIntosh roland at steeltorch.com
Fri Oct 17 20:57:21 EDT 2003

At this point i'd like to whine about an XML attribute to open to a particular workspace, or the ability to chain a SendToWorkspace event with a menu item execute.


At 05:51 PM 10.17.2003 -0700, you wrote:
>On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 20:48:11 -0400
>Ben Jansens <ben at orodu.net> wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 05:46:30PM -0700, Ryan Freeman wrote:
>> > hmm, as i sat here executing moz-firebird, i was about to switch to
>> > another workspace to check up on another app. however, i remembered
>> > that if i did that, by the time moz-firebird opened (it takes a few
>> > seconds) it would open on the other workspace while i was checking
>> > the other application, thus making me have to move moz-firebird back
>> > to the intended desktop manually. so instead i sat and waited for
>> > moz-firebird to open before i switched. then i thought "hey,
>> > wouldn't it be cool if openbox was able to remember the desktop you
>> > executed the program from the menu on so if you executed it from the
>> > menu and switched desktops, it would still show up on the desktop
>> > you originally executed on?" just a thought...

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