WINDOW_TYPE_HINT_UTILITY windows are hard to find
dooglus at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 23:03:50 CEST 2007
On 4/5/07, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org> wrote:
> Yes, it's called "transient for group". It's the standard way of
> implementing this, that would work on several window managers (although
> not all window managers support it).
OK, I'll use that. Thanks!
> >> run "xprop|grep TRANSIENT" and click on one of the utility windows
> > $ xprop|grep -i -e transient -e window_type
> > _NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE(ATOM) = _NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE_UTILITY
> BTW, why not posting the full
> result of the xprop command?
Because you asked me to pipe it through 'grep'! What I posted is the
full output of the 'xprop | grep ...' command, if that's what you
mean. The full output of xprop was quite long, and contained a bunch
of apparently meaningless numbers. I can post it if you like.
> Or even better, open a bug/feature request in bugzilla?
I asked about this in #xubuntu and was told I should ask in #xfce4, so
I did, and was told I should ask on this mailing list, so I did. I
wasn't sure whether this was a bug or not, and so didn't want to post
a bug report. It seems that it isn't a bug after all.
Would you like me to post it as a feature request, requesting that
xfwm4 implents the same non-standard behaviour as metacity? I can if
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