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Re: Virtual Desktops -- absolute geometry (legacy method)
On Sunday, February 29, 2004, at 05:37 PM, Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-02-29 at 17:04, jlawler wrote:
>> Does anyone know if/how to force an application to load in a specific
>> virtual desktop? I usually have 4 up and like to have specific apps
>> each one, and it would be most convenient to just toss em in xsession,
>> so they would load every time I log in...
>> I googled for a while and couldn't find anything useful.
> Depends on the window manager.
> Many legacy window managers use an "absolute geometry" from desktop 1
> the last. So you can use the "-geometry" option in an X app to "move"
> its starting position.
You may be able to discover the correct -geometry by starting up an X
application, dragging it to the desired position, and then use xwininfo
to tell you. The geometry setting is the last line in the xwininfo
Let us know what you discover.
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