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Re: [RP] clever hack to make firefox top of stack?

From: Shawn Betts
Subject: Re: [RP] clever hack to make firefox top of stack?
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 19:39:57 -0500
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Ted Walther <address@hidden> writes:

> Really?  You've fixed the problem with PrintScreen having two different
> keycodes and only the first one being mapped to PrintScreen by
> ratpoison?

Oh, *that* problem. No that's still a bug :).

> Can I bind at the top level to arbitrary keycodes+modmaps?  xbindkeys
> has a nifty utility that lets me press buttons on the keyboard and shows
> me exactly what keycode it is, so I can use all those funky
> mail/web/audio buttons on my M$ keyboard.

ratpoison operates on keysyms so you'd need to bind a keysym to the

> select firefox assumes the word "firefox" is somewhere in the windows
> title.  I don't feel comfortable with that assumption.  What does
> $RATPOISON do?  How does it work?  It expands to the pathname of the
> ratpoison binary, right?  In which environment is it defined?

ratpoison creates it, so if the process is a child of ratpoison's then
it should have it.


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