(X)Emacs Window Manager commands
Wed Aug 17 13:07:00 GMT 2011
Sorry for the delay in posting a reply.
In emacs, you can use the file menu to create a new frame (window).
You then need to enter elisp commands to invoke these functions. An elisp
command can be entered interactively by pressing Alt-:
First, create a frame using the file menu.
Then capture one frame with Alt-: (setq f (selected-frame))
Move the mouse into the other window and bring it to the front. The frame
Jon TURNEY wrote:
> On 14/07/2011 15:10, Gulliver.M.Smith wrote:
>> A web search shows that this has been asked before, but I thought I'd put
>> out there again.
>> When using Cygwin X in multi-window mode (i.e. with each X window being
>> own MS Windows window), the window manager ignores the window manager
>> requests from Emacs and XEmacs to raise and lower windows, minimize and
>> reopen windows (frames in Emacs talk).
> I'm afraid that the multiwindow window manager has never fully implemented
> EWMH and ICCCM standards, support has been added ad hoc as needed, so
> that is
> probably why this doesn't work.
>> These would be nice to have ...
> I've no idea how to make emacs generate these window manager requests, so
> can help by describing that.
> Jon TURNEY
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