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Move a window/container to a specific workspace on a specific output

asked 2014-07-30 16:22:22 +0000

nuf0xx gravatar image

updated 2014-07-30 19:05:07 +0000

I would like to be able to move an active window/container from a workspace on one monitor to a specific workspace on another.

bindsym $mod-Shift+1 move conatiner to output DVI-0
# will move to workspace that is showing on DVI-0

bindsym $mod-Shift+1 move conatiner to workspace 2: misc

moves to workspace 2 on a single monitor setup

but what if I want to move the active container on VGA-0 to workspace 2 on DVI-0 ?

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answered 2014-07-31 00:30:09 +0000

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Workspaces can be moved between monitors and windows/containers can be moved between workspaces. Near as I can tell that chain can't be broken. That shouldn't be a problem though, because workspaces are unique. Once a workspace is created on a particular monitor a workspace of the same name can't exist anywhere else. So you'd just need to assign specific workspaces to specific monitors, then create keybindings to move windows to specific workspaces.

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