[openbox] Default ShowMenu position
turkuting at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 04:06:17 EDT 2015
On 04/07/2015 10:45 AM, Alexey Korop wrote:
> Dana Jansens wrote on 06.04.2015 21:52:
> AK> In my config are defined 16 keybinds with ShowMenu action.
> AK> I want show all these menus at the screen center. Now I must in
> AK> each of this 16 keybinds write
> AK> <position> <x>center</x> <y>center</y> </position>
> AK> May I somewhere write this only once without ugly
> AK> copypasting?
> DJ> There may be some XML tricks you can do. I'm not familiar with
> DJ> any though, sorry.
> In other word, openbox config don't allow define this. It is strange a
> bit. There is a highest level option <middle> and there is the lowest
> level option <position> inside the ShowMenu action but there is no
> middle level options.
excuse me, but what are you raving on about?
it *is* possible, if you define it for each instance.
and why is copy-pasting "ugly"?
> I think it is sane to add in the <keyboard> section new option
> <ShowMenuPosition> that define the default menu placement for all
> keybinds. Natural in each ShowMenu action may be defined own position as
a new option, just to avoid typing and learning how to use your code editor?
so, user-friendliness in exchange for lightweightness. i see where this
just a hundred more requests like this and we're up there with unity & kde.
> In my case:
> <x>center</x> <y>center</y>
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