[patch] xfwm4 cycle desktop number
Joseph E. O'Doherty
joeyo at phy.ucsf.edu
Tue Apr 29 19:22:23 CEST 2014
On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 4:46 AM, Andrzej <ndrwrdck at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 29/04/14 02:43, Joseph E. O'Doherty wrote:
>> 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?
Good idea. That would work.
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