Michael Großer wrote:
> Dan Espen wrote:
>> lee <l...@yagibdah.de> writes:
>>> Hi,
>>> the subject pretty much says it:
>>> Can I somehow make it so that fvwm ignores particular windows when
>>> figuring out where to place a new one?
>> Not that I know of.
>> What are you trying to do?
> Without awaiting the answer about what is tried to do:
> If no official way helps, there is always a dirty but "creative"
> approach.
> - Minimize the particular windows that you want to ignore
> - Hide their icons
> - Place your new window
> - Unhide the hidden icons
> - Reopen the minimized windows
> The process would perhaps have an optical effect that is not so good
> looking, but the "creative" approach could solve your problem if no other
> expert delivers a better solution :-)

Another idea:

- Move the particular windows to a desktop that solely exists for that purpose
- Place your new window
- Move the cleared away windows back to their original place

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