4.6: new windows now start on bottom

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards at gmail.com
Mon Jul 13 16:47:39 CEST 2009

On 2009-07-09, Chris G <cl at isbd.net> wrote:

>> I've written lots of throwaway GUI applications that show something in
>> a window but take all their input from a console.  For such a case,
>> again, I definitely want my console (xterm) command to launch that
>> window such that I can see it, but I also want to keep typing in my
>> xterm.  Another thing: I  don't necessarily raise my xterms when I
>> type in them - I may want to type a command in a window but keep
>> another window in front, because what I'm typing may affect it.
> That sounds very much what I want from a Window Manager/GUI.  I very
> often type into a terminal window which is underneath another window
> where I am seeing what results from the typing.  If the cursor is on
> the terminal window I want it to keep focus but I also want another
> window to be able to overlay parts of that terminal window.

I do that a lot as well.

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