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Manual Reference Pages  -  FEELWINDOWBOX (1)

NAME

FeelWindowBox - defines placement policy for certain type of windows, based on desk, window attributes, window size, etc. Useful for xinerama configurations, where windows should not be placed in between screens.

CONTENTS

Configuration Options

CONFIGURATION OPTIONS

Area WxH+X+Y

This defines the confining region of a WindowBox.

Desk desk

Limits the effects of this WindowBox to the specified desk.

FirstTry SmartPlacement|RandomPlacement|Tile

strategy to use while placing window. The FirstTry strategy will attempt to place window in empty space only.

See Also: Window Placement types for further details.

MaxHeight height

places restrains on what size window could be placed in this area.

MaxLayer max_layer

Limits effects of the WindowBox to windows with layer value that falls in range.

MaxWidth width

Places restrains on what size window could be placed in this area.

MinHeight height

places restrains on what size window could be placed in this area.

MinLayer min_layer

limits the effects of the WindowBox to windows with layer value that falls in range.

MinWidth width

places restrains on what size window could be placed in this area.

ReverseOrder

This will reverse order in which Cascade and Tile strategies are applied, making it Right-to-left, bottom-to-top.

ReverseOrderHorizontal

FIXME: add proper description here.

ReverseOrderVertical

FIXME: add proper description here.

ThenTry RandomPlacement|Cascade|Manual

backup strategy to use when there is no suitable empty space.

See Also: Window Placement types for further details.

VerticalPriority

Cascading and Tiling will be done in Vertical direction first.

Virtual

Defines that area is in virtual coordinates.

WindowBox

Starts a WindowBox definition. ~WindowBox ends it.

XSpacing

FIXME: add proper description here.

YSpacing

FIXME: add proper description here.

This is a whole new thing to allow better window placement policy :

WindowBox "some_name"
Area WxH+X+Y
Virtual
MinWidth width
MinHeight height
MaxWidth width
MaxHeight height
FirstTry SmartPlacement|RandomPlacement|Tile
ThenTry RandomPlacement|Cascade|Manual
VerticalPriority
ReverseOrder
Desk desk
MinLayer min_layer
MaxLayer max_layer ~WindowBox Note that old SmartPlacement/RandomPlacement has been coopted to be used for Default windowbox.

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Apr 5 2016 FEELWINDOWBOX (1) AfterStep v.2.2.12

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