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Quickly resize splitted containers to full screen

asked 2014-08-17 10:48:16 +0000

abonec gravatar image

I have a tons of consoles and organize it within vertical split both parts of which consists of consoles that stacked on each other.

Because my laptop have only 13` of screen size I often need to resize some consoles to full screen. Fullscreen mode is not appropriate for me, because I can't navigate to another consoles where I have fullscreen. I want hotkeys to trigger maximization of vertical split to right, left or center. Something like I tryied express on this gist:

I know that I can achieve this by "mod+r-> ;;;;;;;" or "mod+r -> jjjjjjjjj" but I want to do it quickly in one or two hotkeys.

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answered 2014-08-17 18:26:07 +0000

ANOKNUSA gravatar image

Use "select parent" and toggle the entire container to fullscreen.

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Is there any way to do it without loosing focus from current console? Or how to scripting it?

abonec gravatar imageabonec ( 2014-08-17 18:56:28 +0000 )edit

You can bind the following command to a key in your config: focus parent; fullscreen; focus child

joepd gravatar imagejoepd ( 2014-08-17 19:30:44 +0000 )edit

I should mention this works best if you create two stacked containers instead of one split container with nested stacks. set 'workspace_layout stacking' in your config, open two terminals, and move the focused one left or right. You'll have two independent stacked containers. More flexible that way.

ANOKNUSA gravatar imageANOKNUSA ( 2014-08-17 20:00:58 +0000 )edit

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