[openbox] Can I dynamically change a client window's role?
parke.nexus at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 17:59:13 EST 2021
On Tue, Mar 9, 2021 at 1:57 PM Mikael Magnusson <mikachu at gmail.com> wrote:
> > So, my question is: Is it possible to dynamically change the
> > _OB_APP_ROLE property for a pre-existing client window?
> On 3/9/21, Parke <parke.nexus at gmail.com> wrote:
> You can't, and it wouldn't affect anything either way. The role of a
> window only serves to identify it uniquely for session restoration.
I'm confused. The wiki clearly states that the If action can branch
based on a window's role.
In fact, I already have a mousebind and a keybind that branch based on
the window's role, and it works as documented in the wiki.
So role does have uses besides session restoration.
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