Skip pager hint doesn't let you cycle to the window

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Sun Sep 9 23:26:48 CEST 2007

mmassonnet at wrote:
> Hi,
> While I'm writing new code for the notes plugin, I wanted the next
> behavior: skip the notes windows from the pager but still let the user
> cycle to them.
> It looks like xfwm4 doesn't cycle to windows anymore that have the skip
> pager hint (or taskbar hint), while, for instance, it works on openbox.
> Who is compliant?
> I've found this[0] in the wm-spec, which describes the pager as a little
> user interface for panels to manipulate the windows.  Should I report a
> bug?  It sounds like a bug :p
> [0]

It is not a matter of being compliant or not, neither being right or
wrong, the spec doesn't specify anything like that, thankfully.

In xfwm4 it is optional anyway, you can skip of include windows with
SKIP_PAGER/SKIP_TASKBAR, check wmtweaks...


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