[openbox] Pressing keys assigned in openbox opens too many windows in Ubuntu
a.thyssen at griffith.edu.au
Sat Jun 10 02:58:15 EDT 2017
The alternative is for the launching program (or wrapper) to 'touch' some
time stamp file, and only execute if the time stamp was older than a a few
It will not stop the macro repeating, but it will stop multiple windows.
It may be better than playing with keyboard settings.
On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 3:36 PM, D.T. <danter at openmailbox.org> wrote:
> On 08/06/17 13:36, Mikael Magnusson wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 11:59 AM, <sc.marko.toivanen at gmail.com> <sc.marko.toivanen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there any way to configure key bindings in openbox so holding down a key
> combination would not open more than one instance of a program? E.g. when I
> have configured to use Shift + Alt + T keys to open a terminal window, if
> holding down the keys too long time, there will be a lot of terminal windows
> open. It should open only one terminal window and if pressing Shift + Alt +
> T again, then it would open a second etc.
> recompiling openbox with patches i probably the best solution.
> you can also try to wrap every keyboard shortcut command in a script like
> xset r off
> sleep 3
> xset r on
> exit 0
> where you would pass the complete command you want to execute.
> not tested.
> likely you are going to have to play with double quotes around the command
> line or "$@" or both to get it right.
> you also have to decide what is an acceptable delay before you switch the
> keyboard repeat on again.
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