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

Mikael Magnusson mangosoft at comhem.se
Fri Oct 31 19:12:10 EST 2003

On Fri, 31 Oct 2003, 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.
> An unrelated (perhaps off topic) question: can anyone recommend a useable
> tabbed terminal emulator that doesn't require bringing up the gnome or
> KDE infrastructure? I read the blog entry linked from the openbox site
> about why tabbed window managers suck, and it suggests that tabbed
> terminal emulators outside of gnome/KDE exist, so I'm wondering what
> suggestions you all might have.

You can add a line of code to rox pager to make it set skip_taskbar on 
itself (in main.c):

@@ -260,7 +261,11 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)

 	g_signal_connect(toplevel, "destroy",
 			 G_CALLBACK(gtk_main_quit), NULL);

+	gtk_window_set_skip_pager_hint(GTK_WINDOW(toplevel),TRUE);
+	gtk_window_set_skip_taskbar_hint(GTK_WINDOW(toplevel),TRUE);
 	frame = gtk_frame_new(NULL);
 	gtk_frame_set_shadow_type(GTK_FRAME(frame), GTK_SHADOW_IN);
 	gtk_container_add(GTK_CONTAINER(toplevel), frame);

Mikael Magnusson

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