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Force all windows on a desktop to be floating

asked 2015-06-05 10:57:09 +0000

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updated 2015-06-08 09:20:50 +0000

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I would like a particular desktop to have all windows be floating once a window enters into it. If the widow gets moved to another desktop it should go back to tiling.

Is this possible with i3?

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answered 2015-06-05 12:07:25 +0000

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i3 itself doesn't do this, but you can use the IPC to achieve it. A script that almost does what you want can be found here. You'll need to adapt it so that it also reacts when windows are moved to that workspace and if you want it to go back to tiling if it is moved away (and was tiling before), you need to add that as well.

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Yeah, that should work for me. Thanks!

simonwjackson gravatar imagesimonwjackson ( 2015-06-05 13:01:30 +0000 )edit

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