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asked 2014-06-10 13:07:07 +0000

samsaga2 gravatar image

How can I send a floating window to back? When I switch to another window (occluded for the floating one) I would like to send the floating window to the back of the current focused.

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answered 2014-06-10 16:12:21 +0000

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You're sidestepping the intended use of a tiling window manager if you want to do this with multiple floating windows just as if i3 were a conventional wm.

The i3 userguide tells you how to switch focus between a tiled window and a floating window, and it also tells you how to use the scratchpad to hide and reveal what are essentially floating windows.

So instead of "send to back" think "move scratchpad"; instead of "bring to front" think "scratchpad show".

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