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Old 12-14-2005, 12:52 PM   #1
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Fluxbox questions

Ok, I installed Fluxbox, as it has been recommended to me by several people. Everything is working great with it, just have a few questions:

1. I went into .fluxbox/keys, and was able to configure Mod1+M to minimize xterm windows, the xterm windows disappears off the screen, is there a key command to bring it back? I know that by clicking the middle mouse button, go to Icons, then Xterm brings it back, but we want to use Mod1+__ to bring it back.

2. How do I configure Xterm windows to become active when the mouse cursor is dragged over them? Currently you have to click on the window that you want for it to become active.

Thanks for all your help
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Ad 1) My guess would be that this CAN'T be done, how would flux
know which minimised window you want to maximise again?

Ad 2) That's called the "sloppy focus" under the focus settings.

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Thanks for the help. After reading into this a little more, I think I'm going to try using tabs. I think that it will work where Xterm windows can be moved into a tab, and then pulled back out again when needed.
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1. Not sure how to revive a minimized window with a special key binding, but alt+tab combination should work. i.e hold down alt while hitting tab.

2. The window foucus settings are in the configuration menu located in the root menu. You want to change it to "focus follows mouse"


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