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Offline bokiscout

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Flux box snap to edges [quarter of a screen size]
« on: 24. August 2014, 14:52:08 »
I have never being using Fluxbox before.

I'm trying different DE at the moment and found out that KDE have two superb features, to put two different applications in same window (as a tab, fluxbox have this to) and to snap to one quarter of a screen or half of a screen  depending where (on the edge) you drag the window.

If Fluxbox have this feature I will give it a try, otherwise will try to run KDE as light as possible.
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Re: Flux box snap to edges [quarter of a screen size]
« Reply #1 on: 24. August 2014, 15:35:00 »
If Fluxbox have this feature I will give it a try, otherwise will try to run KDE as light as possible.


Fluxbox does support snapping, I'm just not sure to what extent.


See http://daleswanson.blogspot.com/2014/01/snapping-windows-to-half-screen-in.html for some ideas.
Also read the fluxbox man page.

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Re: Flux box snap to edges [quarter of a screen size]
« Reply #2 on: 24. August 2014, 16:55:47 »
I have read that.

Actually this is what I'm asking for, is it possible to do the same (snap - shrink - place window to exactly one quarter of the screen size) with snapping to edge instead of pressing key combination.
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Re: Flux box snap to edges [quarter of a screen size]
« Reply #3 on: 24. August 2014, 17:08:32 »
Does K support tabbing windows together?
I thought that was just an flux/pek thing
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Re: Flux box snap to edges [quarter of a screen size]
« Reply #4 on: 24. August 2014, 19:08:38 »
I have read that.

Actually this is what I'm asking for, is it possible to do the same (snap - shrink - place window to exactly one quarter of the screen size) with snapping to edge instead of pressing key combination.


I'' install FB tonight some time and let you know tomorrow if that's ok.

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Re: Flux box snap to edges [quarter of a screen size]
« Reply #5 on: 24. August 2014, 19:09:59 »

I'' install FB tonight some time and let you know tomorrow if that's ok.
Thank you.

Does K support tabbing windows together?
I thought that was just an flux/pek thing
If K = KDE, then yes.
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Re: Flux box snap to edges [quarter of a screen size]
« Reply #6 on: 24. August 2014, 19:39:06 »
If Fluxbox have this feature I will give it a try, otherwise will try to run KDE as light as possible.
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Re: Flux box snap to edges [quarter of a screen size]
« Reply #7 on: 28. August 2014, 16:46:03 »
While you're DE/WM hopping, do give the Awesome WM spin a try.
You might like it.  :P

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Re: Flux box snap to edges [quarter of a screen size]
« Reply #8 on: 28. August 2014, 16:59:02 »
While you're DE/WM hopping, do give the Awesome WM spin a try.
You might like it.  :P

I've been DE/WM hopping around all week for fun. Trying out PekWM later today, now I want to try out awesomeWM. Good thing I have a 4-day weekend to play around!

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Re: Flux box snap to edges [quarter of a screen size]
« Reply #9 on: 29. August 2014, 15:26:33 »
http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-790327.html
I been testing this out on lxqt with fluxbox as my main wm.  Scroll down to freitass and lyallp. Both of these work. Just need to play around with size of your screen. So take screenshot and do the math. W/2 and H/2.  :P

Good Luck ;D
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