On Tue, Jul 07, 2009 at 07:15:50PM -0700, Jason Weber wrote:
> FvwmProxy has many details, but it is most evident in three common functions.
> Finding Windows
> I'm usually pretty good about keeping organized and knowing the what and
> where of my various desks, but sometimes a lot of departmental popup
> messages and deferred items get heaped up on one desk.
> I hit meta-ESC and every window is represented by window and icon
> name, no overlap, and I can push or pop anything I want.
> Firefox-like Tabs
> Imagine the tab bar on Firefox, but you can hook in anything on your desktop,
> shells, editor sessions, or whatever applications. ?Only one is shown at a time
> and the all match the same size (to the closest they allow). Hit
> meta-up and meta-down
> to flip through them or hit meta-ESC and see the whole list, ready to pick.
> Can you imagine having 10 or 20 shells open on on desk? ?I do it without hassle.
Cool! I didn't realize it could do that.
(re-reads FvwmProxy man page)
Is that done with the IsolateToggle command?
> Ion/Monad Islands
> Pick a few shells, drag them to touch each other, and group them.
> They now react as one. ?Move a shared edge and all those edges move.
> Raise, lower, or move one to another desk, and they all follow along.
> Gimp is just an example.
True, but I suspect it's the most likely application that I would need
that functionality for.
Thanks for the explanation... I shall ponder this.