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asked 2012-09-04 14:20:27 +0000

lzap gravatar image


I would like to start all my gvim instances in stacking mode. I tried this but without any luck:

for_window [class="^Gvim$"] layout stacking

How to do that? But I would like also to start one instance in non-stacking mode (in my autostart script). In this case and once I get it working, I will need to do this I guess:

i3-msg layout normal

Right? Thanks!

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answered 2012-09-04 14:27:30 +0000

Michael gravatar image

updated 2015-10-11 10:18:14 +0000

I’ve talked to someone about this before and figured out it must be a bug that this is not possible. If you want to, report it at

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Ok got i3-4.2-1.fc17.x86_64 - Fedora package has no patches, but it has slightly different GCC flags. I will try HEAD first I guess.

lzap gravatar imagelzap ( 2012-09-04 15:17:20 +0000 )edit

This bug was fixed with commit

Michael gravatar imageMichael ( 2012-09-04 22:32:12 +0000 )edit

Cool! Thanks.

lzap gravatar imagelzap ( 2012-09-05 12:49:46 +0000 )edit

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