Confused about compiz plugins, trying to get "window rules" plugin

David M. Karr davidmichaelkarr at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 02:47:02 UTC 2009


NoOp wrote:
> On 04/20/2009 05:06 PM, David M. Karr wrote:
>> NoOp wrote:
> 
>>> http://wiki.compiz-fusion.org/
>>>  http://wiki.compiz-fusion.org/CCSM
>>> http://wiki.compiz-fusion.org/PluginsExtra
>>> http://m.linuxjournal.com/article/10213
>> Ok, I've read through much of those references, but it only got me so 
>> far.  The basic problem I have is that changing the settings in the 
>> "Window Rules" page doesn't actually appear to DO anything.
>>
>> For instance, I set the "sticky" field to:
>>
>>      class=emacs | class=gnome-system-monitor
>>
>> As I can't find any statement anywhere that says I'm supposed to do 
>> something besides just put a value in that field (there is no "Save", 
>> "Done", or "Apply" button), I would assume that after I set that field 
>> with a legal value and use the "Close" operation, if I bring up a new 
>> window whose window class matches either of those values, it should set 
>> the "Always on Visible Workspace" checkbox, and the window should appear 
>> in every workspace.  This doesn't appear to be happening. The checkbox 
>> isn't set, and the window only appears in the workspace I bring up the 
>> window in.
>>
>> I'm sure I'm misinterpreting something, but I'm not sure what it is.
>>
>>
> 
> Sorry, I can't be of further help - try the compiz forums?
> http://forum.compiz-fusion.org/

Yeah, thanks.  I wrote a question about this on the compiz forums before 
I wrote this note here.  Not a peep.




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