[openbox] SKIP_TASKBAR hint and iconic state

Dana Jansens danakj at orodu.net
Wed Mar 25 14:56:02 EDT 2015

On Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 11:43 AM, Alexey Korop <akorop at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dana Jansens 25.03.2015 20:20:
>  DJ> And it becomes very tricky and/or
>  DJ> impossible depending on bindings to get back an iconified
>  DJ> window without that.
>    wmctrl, xdootool, xatk etc...
>    Most users rare use SKIP_TASKBAR hint and never use it for windows
> that can be iconified. If user do this, he know what he do.
>  DJ> What problem does it cause that they stay in the menu?
>    Unwanted place expense. Especially if these windows have ALL_DESKTOP
> location.
>    Technically this feature implement only one line in the
> focus_valid_target():
>          (ft->iconic && !ft->parents) ||

I think changing this would also change Alt-tab making it impossible to get
some windows back from iconic state?

>    I think the good solution is global config key as
> <ForceIconifiedInList> with the  "yes" default value (for compatibility).
> --
> Yours truly Alexey
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