Starting apps on the correct desktop with S/N

Don Christensen djc at
Wed Jun 22 17:48:17 CEST 2005

As far as I'm aware, most or all X apps still support the -geometry option,
so you could just add that to the command line that you configure in the
launcher, right?


samuel verstraete wrote:
> Is there any possibility to add some kind of placement algorithm too?
> like most of my applications i put them every day on the same spot... 
> xfmedia, email application, firefox, ... it would be nice to have them
> on the same spot just by pressing the button on the panel... 
> gr
> Samuel
> On Wed, 22 Jun 2005 13:06:55 +0200 (CEST)
> Olivier FOURDAN <fourdan.olivier at> wrote:
>>Hi Brian,
>>>Hmm, I added it to xfce_exec(), and it doesn't seem to do anything.
>>>I've verified that it's getting the correct active workspace, and
>>>then I switch to another workspace, and it appears on the new
>>>workspace instead of the old one.  At least this is for launching
>>>bot Xfmedia and Terminal, both which should support SN properly.
>>>Is there anything special that needs to be done on the "launchee"
>>Best would be to commit what you've done so we can share it and see
>>by ourself (there might some adjustments to do with the WM too, but
>>as it wasn't implemented until now, it has never been really tested

Don Christensen       Senior Software Development Engineer
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