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Old 08-07-2006, 09:53 PM   #1
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Fluxbox layer eterms seperately


I would like to set different eterms with different layer settings. For instance I have two eterms that I would like to be set to the bottom layer, where as any other eterms opened I would like to be set at normal layer. Is this possible (I'm sure all things are possible), but does anyone have a feasible solution.

Also, I have two eterms I would very much like not to appear on the toolbar as applications, is this possible and or feasible.

Thanks in advance,
 
Old 08-11-2006, 10:24 PM   #2
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There is most definitely a solution to all your questions. Unfortunately I'm not on my linux machine right now so I can't give you my configurations but I can give you some sort of idea. First off you are going to want to check out this link:

Fluxbox Apps File Info

The basic jist of it is the following. Create the following in your apps file
Code:
[group]
 [app] (eterm1)
         [Layer] {4}
 [end]
where:
* 2 - AboveDock
* 4 - Dock
* 6 - Top
* 8 - Normal
* 10 - Bottom
* 12 - Desktop

Now the short cut that launches Eterm should be like this
Code:
Eterm --name eterm1
That will make it launch on the layer that you want. For the ones that you want on a different layer just name them differently and create another group in your apps file. As far as making it not appear on the task bar add this as an option
Code:
[Hidden|IconHidden|FocusHidden] {yes|no}
where:
# [IconHidden] {yes|no}: Hides the app from the icon bar
# [FocusHidden] {yes|no}: Hides the app from the window cycling list used Next/PrevWindow key bindings.
# [Hidden] {yes|no}: is both [IconHidden] plus [FocusHidden]

Now this is all just a summary of the link above, but you should be well on your way. Good luck
 
Old 08-13-2006, 10:58 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info, was having trouble finding anything on google, evidentally wasn't searching right or deep enough.
 
  


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