[openbox] The state of the art in tiling with Openbox

Antoine antoine.vigouroux at numericable.fr
Sat Aug 31 08:15:07 EDT 2013

Thank you for the quick answer. Then I'll stick with Pytyle1 that 
perfectly suits my needs. Just one thing : is it possible to use 
pytyle-client to enable or disable tiling from command line ? It would 
be pretty cool to bind this to the "hot corners"…

On 31/08/2013 05:15, Andrew Gallant wrote:
> Author of all the various pytyle programs here.
> pytyle3 was meant to be used for Openbox Multihead[1], so it won't
> work correctly on regular Openbox if you have multiple monitors. (But
> it will work fine with a single monitor.) Also, I considerably cut
> down on the number of features in pytyle3. It doesn't come with the
> ability to add space between windows or undecorate windows
> automatically, although if you know some Python, it shouldn't be too
> hard to add that functionality.
> I agree with the rest of the responses that if you can manage to get
> the various Move/GrowToEdge commands to work for you, then that would
> be a great alternative. But of course, that's more of a manual style
> of tiling where pytyle is meant to be automatic.
> Note that all of the pytyle projects and Openbox Multihead are really
> no longer maintained by me. (I need to update the READMEs to say
> that.) Thus, feel free to continue using pytyle1 if it's working for
> you. I've moved on and built my own WM that better suits my particular
> desires for a multihead setup.
> - Andrew
> [1] - https://github.com/BurntSushi/openbox-multihead
> - Andrew
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 11:57 AM, Antoine
> <antoine.vigouroux at numericable.fr> wrote:
>> Hello!
>> I'd like to know what are the current options to achieve tiling with
>> Openbox. I personally use Pytyle (the deprecated first version) and it's
>> really useful when tiling is needed. I heard about Pytyle3, but I can't find
>> any documentation (especially how to undecorate everything when tiling is
>> activated, or how to leave a margin between tiled windows). What do you use?
>> Are there some other options?
>> Cheers,
>> Ant
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