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Christopher Bratusek

Synopsis Edit

This adds viewport-boundary (same as workspace-boundary, just for viewports)

Patch testing Edit

  1. Copy/paste the patch listed below into some file, eg. TEST.diff.
  2. If you don't have sawfish sources yet, have one, as described get it from GIT repo.
  3. Go into the directory where sawfish sources reside, eg. cd sawfish
  4. Test if the patch applies cleanly with this command:
    patch -p1 --ignore-whitespace --dry-run < TEST.diff
    in case of problems try also: -p0 or -p2
  5. If it applies cleanly, then remove the --dry-run from above command and run it again, otherwise ask on the mailing list.
  6. Compile sawfish: ./ && make
  7. Install it for testing, but it depends on your linux distribution.
    1. It is always better to install sawfish as your distribution package, but it is different for each distribution.
    2. So you may try make install, which will install sawifish in /usr/local/share/sawfish/ (if you have write access). But then make sure that you run the correct version and delete it from that directory afterwards, to avoid any conflicts.
  8. Se also

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Patch Edit

Index: lisp/sawfish/wm/viewport.jl
--- lisp/sawfish/wm/viewport.jl	(Revision 4295)
+++ lisp/sawfish/wm/viewport.jl	(Arbeitskopie)
@@ -56,6 +56,10 @@
   (defvar uniconify-to-current-viewport t
     "Windows uniconify to the current viewport.")
+  (defcustom viewport-boundary-mode 'wrap-around
+    "Wether to stop or wrap-around on first/last viewport"
+    :group (workspace viewport)
+    :type (choice wrap-around stop))
 ;;; raw viewport handling
@@ -106,10 +110,13 @@
   ;; returns t if it actually moved the viewport
   (define (set-screen-viewport col row)
+    (when (eq viewport-boundary-mode 'wrap-around)
+      (setq col (mod col (car viewport-dimensions))
+            row (mod row (cdr viewport-dimensions))))
     (when (and (>= col 0) (< col (car viewport-dimensions))
-	       (>= row 0) (< row (cdr viewport-dimensions)))
+               (>= row 0) (< row (cdr viewport-dimensions)))
       (set-viewport (* col (screen-width))
-		    (* row (screen-height)))
+                    (* row (screen-height)))
   (define (select-workspace-and-viewport space col row)

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  • Yes vote: yes. comitted rev4306
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