[openbox] [RELEASE] Openbox 3.3.994 released

Clay Barnes clay.barnes at gmail.com
Fri May 25 22:04:33 EDT 2007

On 20:50 Fri 25 May     , Dana Jansens wrote:
> On 5/25/07, Clay Barnes <clay.barnes at gmail.com> wrote:
> >On 20:18 Fri 25 May     , Dana Jansens wrote:
> >> On 5/25/07, Clay Barnes <clay.barnes at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >Well, I've looked through the docs I could find (as well as the source
> >> >tree) and I can't seem to locate how to undo a change in behaviour
> >> >between the old Etch package and the new rc.  Here's my xml snippet:
> >> >
> >> >  <keybind key="W-KP_0">        <action name="DesktopPrevious"/>
> >> ></keybind>
> >> >  <keybind key="W-comma">       <action name="DesktopPrevious"/>
> >> ></keybind>
> >> >  <keybind key="W-KP_Decimal">  <action name="DesktopNext"/>
> >> ></keybind>
> >> >  <keybind key="W-period">      <action name="DesktopNext"/>
> >> ></keybind>
> >> >
> >> >This section used to cycle through my desktops, showing each as I
> >> >crossed them (which helped in finding apps on other desktops).  Now I
> >> >have to let go of my Super key and go to a desktop to see it.
> >>
> >> That change was discussed in here:
> >> 
> >http://icculus.org/openbox/index.php/Help:Upgrading_to_3.4#Desktop_cycling_dialog
> >
> >Oh.  Hm.  That's embarrassingly easy to find.  Sorry to spam the list.
> >I read that whole thing before I upgraded and somehow missed that
> >section.  Interesting issue the link in that section brings up.  I
> >assume that for the same reason, my peeking technique is impossible?
> Yeah, it's a problem with grabbing the keyboard, and therefore knowing
> when you release the modifier key, and moving focus at the same time.
> It could possibly be done with some messy hacks but I think it would
> be really racey. I'm hoping people decide to standardize on something
> in the future, because I liked having that stuff too.
> >Also, there was a patch in the bugzilla to enable a theme setting that
> >hid all window decorations by default.  Did that make it into 3.4?  I
> >don't see any mention of it in the upgrade document, but it was
> >something I'd really like to see get into the mainline releases.
> You can do that easily with the new rules for per-app settings. The
> example given here actually does that with its first rule:
> http://icculus.org/openbox/index.php/Help:Upgrading_to_3.4#Example_of_per-app_settings
> Maybe that should go in the FAQ too. :)

Twice in one day I've failed to see what's in the guide.  :-P

Thanks for the link (again)!  I'm exciteded that devilspie and
winmatch are no longer needed in my .xinitrc, too.

Clay Barnes

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