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Re: window manager hints


From: Jason Dufair
Subject: Re: window manager hints
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 17:29:36 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.1001 (Gnus v5.10.1) Emacs/21.2 (cygwin)

Ok.  Will do.  Thanks.

Henrik Enberg <address@hidden> writes:

> Jason Dufair <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> I'm working with the folks implementing/porting XFree86 to Windows via
>> Cygwin.  They've implemented a means of using Windows as the "window
>> manager," but Emacs doesn't minimize properly with a C-z.  Apparently
>> the maintainer is not catching a window manager hint or something.  Can
>> someone point me in the right direction as to how he/we might catch that
>> C-z and have <Windows-as-WM> minimize the Emacs window.
>
> Check the function `x_iconify_frame' in xterm.c in the Emacs sources to
> see what it does.  Basically, what it boils down to is Emacs running
> `XIconifyWindow' which sends a `ClientMessage' with `IconicState' to X.
> See if the windowmanager listens to the `WM_CHANGE_STATE' hint properly.

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