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Focus on last focused window when jump back to monitor

asked 2014-10-22 08:33:15 +0000

klub gravatar image

updated 2014-10-22 13:19:20 +0000

Here the scenario:

  • Focus is on left screen, in tabular mode, with three tabed windows opened. Focus in on the lefter tabulation.
  • Jump to workspace 6 (Mod+6) which is on right screen.
  • If I jump left (Mod+Left) focus goes on left monitor, but it focuses the most right tabulation.

I already have a binding to focus output right, but I frequently forget to use it.

I would prefer a behavior which says: When jumping left or right, if it jumps to another monitor, focus on the last focused window on this monitor.

Does this behavior exists?

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answered 2014-10-22 08:40:41 +0000

lasers gravatar image

updated 2014-10-22 08:46:07 +0000

I think you're looking for workspace back_and_forth when it comes to workspace. For outputs, try something like focus output right

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back_and_forth is not what I am looking for. I want to force a focus to a given widow in the output, I don't want to focus to the last output.

klub gravatar imageklub ( 2014-10-22 13:22:20 +0000 )edit

**Try it.** `back_and_forth` does exactly what you want, just not exactly the way you want it done. The only scenario in which what you want would be useful is when the left-most window on right screen is focused. `back_and_forth` always works the same, no matter where current focus is.

ANOKNUSA gravatar imageANOKNUSA ( 2014-10-22 15:52:18 +0000 )edit

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