[patch] xfwm4 cycle desktop number

Andrzej ndrwrdck at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 29 13:46:17 CEST 2014

On 29/04/14 02:43, Joseph E. O'Doherty wrote:
> Hi,
> I use xfce on a multi-monitor system as part of an apparatus for
> displaying visual stimuli to experimental subjects (one monitor is for
> the subject; the other for the experimenter). Since the window cycling
> "alt tab" window occludes the display on all monitors, it can interfere
> with a running experiment. I've implemented a simple patch (below) for
> configuring which monitor receives the modal window via an Xfconf
> property: "cycle_desktop_number". A value of -1 enables the current
> behavior (all monitors). Hopefully someone else will find this useful too.

How about displaying the dialog only on the current monitor (the one 
withe the pointer on it)? This would not require extra configuration. 
Would that solve your issue?


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