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FeelWindowBox - defines placement policy for certain type of

FeelWindowBox(1x) AfterStep X11 window manager FeelWindowBox(1x)

NAME

FeelWindowBox - defines placement policy for certain type of windows, based on desk, window attributes, window size, etc. Useful for xinerama configurations, where windows should not be placed in between screens.
 
 
 

CONFIGURATION OPTIONS

Area WxH+X+Y
 
This defines the confining region of a WindowBox.
 
 
Desk desk
 
Limits the effects of this WindowBox to the specified desk.
 
 
FirstTry SmartPlacement|RandomPlacement|Tile
 
strategy to use while placing window. The FirstTry strategy will attempt to place window in empty space only.
 
See Also: Window Placement types for further details.
 
 
MaxHeight height
 
places restrains on what size window could be placed in this area.
 
 
MaxLayer max_layer
 
Limits effects of the WindowBox to windows with layer value that falls in range.
 
 
MaxWidth width
 
Places restrains on what size window could be placed in this area.
 
 
MinHeight height
 
places restrains on what size window could be placed in this area.
 
 
MinLayer min_layer
 
limits the effects of the WindowBox to windows with layer value that falls in range.
 
 
MinWidth width
 
places restrains on what size window could be placed in this area.
 
 
ReverseOrder
 
This will reverse order in which Cascade and Tile strategies are applied, making it Right-to-left, bottom-to-top.
 
 
ReverseOrderHorizontal
 
FIXME: add proper description here.
 
 
ReverseOrderVertical
 
FIXME: add proper description here.
 
 
ThenTry RandomPlacement|Cascade|Manual
 
backup strategy to use when there is no suitable empty space.
 
See Also: Window Placement types for further details.
 
 
VerticalPriority
 
Cascading and Tiling will be done in Vertical direction first.
 
 
Virtual
 
Defines that area is in virtual coordinates.
 
 
WindowBox "windowbox_name"
 
Starts a WindowBox definition. ~WindowBox ends it.
 
 
XSpacing
 
FIXME: add proper description here.
 
 
YSpacing
 
FIXME: add proper description here.
 
 
This is a whole new thing to allow better window placement policy :
 

WindowBox "some_name"
Area WxH+X+Y
Virtual
MinWidth width
MinHeight height
MaxWidth width
MaxHeight height
FirstTry SmartPlacement|RandomPlacement|Tile
ThenTry RandomPlacement|Cascade|Manual
VerticalPriority
ReverseOrder
Desk desk
MinLayer min_layer
MaxLayer max_layer ~WindowBox
 
Note that old SmartPlacement/RandomPlacement has been coopted to be used for Default windowbox.
 
 
 
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