Author: Philippe Gras <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:45:40 +0100
Patch for the git master branch. Wiki and man page polishing.
Added the patches for current git head. Fixed a typo in the man page and made
some rewording. Added a screenshot to the wiki page and improved the text.
3 files changed, 42 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
diff --git a/dwm.suckless.org/patches/dwm-6.0-pertag-tab-v2.diff b/dwm.suckless.org/patches/historical/dwm-6.0-pertag-tab-v2.diff
diff --git a/dwm.suckless.org/patches/dwm-6.0-tab-v2.diff b/dwm.suckless.org/patches/historical/dwm-6.0-tab-v2.diff
diff --git a/dwm.suckless.org/patches/tab.md b/dwm.suckless.org/patches/tab.md
@@ -4,13 +4,23 @@ Tab
-Attached tabs to the windows transforming the monocle layout into a ''tabbed''
-layout. Navigating from window to window is done by clicking on the window tabs
-or using the usual Mod1-j, Mod1-k keys. The tabs are arranged in a bar on top or
-at bottom of the screen, which can be displayed in the other layouts than
-monocle. Three display modes can be selected at run time, auto display,
-permanent display and no-display. In auto mode the tabs are displayed only with
-the monocle layout and in presence of several windows.
+Transforms the monocle layout into a ''tabbed'' layout if more than one window
+is present on the monocle view. Navigating from window to window is done by
+clicking on the window tabs or using the usual Mod1-j, Mod1-k keys. The tabs are
+arranged in a bar on top or at bottom of the screen, which can also be displayed
+in the other layouts than monocle. Three display modes can be selected at run
+time, auto display, permanent display and no display. In permanent mode the tab
+bar is always display independently of the layout, while in the auto mode it is
+displayed only with the monocle layout and in presence of several windows.
+<caption align="bottom" style="font-size: 80%;"><b>Tab in action.</b> Monocle view with the tab extension.</caption>
+<tr><td><img alt="Screenshot" src="http://philippe.gras.free.fr/img/tab-screenshot-1.png"></td></tr>
+<!--![Screen shot](http://philippe.gras.free.fr/img/tab-screenshot-1.png "") -->
This patch can be used as an alternative to the
[tabbed](http://tools.suckless.org/tabbed/) tool. It differs in two ways: the
@@ -26,10 +36,9 @@ bar display. Switch focus to a window with a mouse left-click on its tab or by
using the usual Mod1-j, Mod1-k commands. Usage is also documented in the dwm man
page once the patch is applied.
-In the right corner of the tab bar the window ''tag'' currently selected for
-display is recalled. This feature is interesting when the standard status bar is
-disabled. If multiple tags are selected for viewing then three dots are
-displayed without more details.
+The selected view (''tag'') is reminded at the right corner of the tab bar. This
+feature is mainly meant to be used when the standard status bar is disabled. In
+case of a multi-tag view three dots are displayed without additional details.
Configuration and Installation
@@ -105,8 +114,28 @@ dwm FAQ.
- * [dwm-6.0-tab-v2.diff](dwm-6.0-tab-v2.diff)
- * [dwm-6.0-pertag-tab-v2.diff](dwm-6.0-pertag-tab-v2.diff) combined patch with the [pertag](pertag) patch from Jan Christoph Ebersbach. Follow the [link](pertag) for the description of this patch and the credits.
+<i>Please contact the author if the patch provided for the git master branch does not work with the current head.</i>
+ * Tab patch alone
+ * For dwm 6.0: [dwm-6.0-tab-v2a.diff](dwm-6.0-tab-v2a.diff)
+ * For dwm from the git master branch: [dwm-master\_2013-08-27\_cdec978-tab-v2a.diff](dwm-master_2013-08-27_cdec978-tab-v2a.diff)
+ * Combined patch of tab and the [pertag](pertag) patch from Jan Christoph Ebersbach.
+ * Follow the [link](pertag) for the description of this patch and the credits. The possibility to define the default layout per view has been added.
+ * For dwm 6.0: [dwm-6.0-pertag-tab-v2a.diff](dwm-6.0-pertag-tab-v2a.diff)
+ * For dwm from the git master branch: [dwm-master\_2013-08-27\_cdec978-pertag-tab-v2a.diff](dwm-master_2013-08-27_cdec978-pertag-tab-v2a.diff)
+ * [dwm-6.0-tab-v2.diff](historical/dwm-6.0-tab-v2.diff), [dwm-6.0-pertag-tab-v2.diff](historical/dwm-6.0-pertag-tab-v2.diff)
+ <dt>v2a </dt><dl>Typo corrected in the man page. Combined pertag-tab patch includes the modification to allow per-view configuration of the default layout.</dl>
+ <dt>v2 </dt><dl>First public version.</dl>