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Changing order of tray and i3status on i3bar

asked 2013-06-13 22:40:46 +0000

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Is it even possible to configure my own order of tray icons and i3status? I want to have tray icons on the left side of i3status (now they are on the right corner, almost invisible for my perception) and I literally have no idea how to do this.

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answered 2013-06-17 04:07:55 +0000

updated 2013-06-17 04:08:10 +0000

There is no such functionality in i3 (i3bar). Checking the source, the location of the tray icons is hard-coded to the right (which makes sense, actually). So, I guess your alternative would be to suggest it as a feature to the mailing list, before patching any code yourself.

Reference: http://code.stapelberg.de/git/i3/tree/i3bar/src/xcb.c?h=next

and check function configure_trayclients().

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This is the one true order and it will stay that way. Patches not accepted :).

Michael gravatar imageMichael ( 2013-06-27 06:28:16 +0000 )edit

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