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Re: how to switch session as X window workspace?

From: Jean-Yves Levesque
Subject: Re: how to switch session as X window workspace?
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 06:27:38 +1800


This is an example given to me when layouts came
out. I used this in order to understand layouts
and it has been useful to me. Hope it works for


On 9/26/09, CHEN Cheng <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 08:48:09PM +0200, Jesús Guerrero wrote:
>> Or you could use "layouts", which are not well documented, but do
>> basically that. I've used them in the past but right now I have no example
>> on how to use them, the only thing I can do is to point you in that
>> direction. I don't know from which version they are included, so you might
>> need to use the lastest live code to be able to use layouts.
> Thanks for the direction. I git cloned the newest screen source tree,
> and read part of the code (comm.c, process.c).
> It seems that the undocumented command `layout' has some arguments:
>   layout new                        # to create a new layout
>   layout title                      # to show the current layout title
>   layout title "new title"          # to set the current layout title
>   layout next
>   layout prev
>   layout select
>   ...
> But, in my tests later, I was not able to differentiate a layout from
> a normal window.
> Is there architectural documents about screen? It would be helpful if
> someone wants to get a deeper view in a quick way.
> Best,
> Cheng
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