# riow

Some kind of window management experiments with rio.  What does it do?
It gives you virtual desktops to move window around to, by pressing
keys, like i3. The window management code is written in `rc` and is done
by reading and writing `/dev/wsys` for the most part. There are minimal
changes to `rio` (to provide an additional `/srv/riogkbd.*` file).

*No guarantees, use at your own risk and blah.  This isn't supposed to
work with drawterm.*

## Features

 * virtual desktops from 1 to 0
 * switch between desktops
 * move windows between desktops
 * toggle fullscreen on the current window
 * start a new window
 * "sticky" programs, by default `stats`, `kbmap` etc are shown on every desktop
 * toggle "sticky" mode for current window

All that with simple shortcuts.

## Installation and usage

Run `mk install` in this repo.  Apply `9front.diff` on your sources
 (`hg import --no-commit 9front.diff`), rebuild `rio`.

To start `riow`, either through `riostart`, or by hand:

	window -scroll riow

If you're *NOT* using [bar](, run with
`-hide` as well.

Modify `riow` to your own needs.

## Keys

Mod4-f              toggle fullscreen for the current window
Mod4-s              toggle "sticky" mode for the current window
Mod4-enter          start a new window
Mod4-[0..9]         switch to a specific virtual desktop
Mod4-shift-[0..9]   move the current window to a specific virtual desktop

Mod4-[↑↓←→]         move the window (big steps)
Mod4-shift-[↑↓←→]   move the window (small steps)

Mod4-ctrl-[↑↓←→]        drag bottom-right of the window (big steps)
Mod4-ctrl-shift-[↑↓←→]  drag bottom-right of the window (small steps)

Mod4-alt-[↑↓←→]        drag top-left of the window (big steps)
Mod4-alt-shift-[↑↓←→]  drag top-left of the window (small steps)

## Extras

[Rio theming](

Last 5 commits (shortlog)
Date Author Short message Commit hash
2021-02-22 Sigrid curwindow: fix race condition f5998e74c6964a5118c1ab97038b38401f3e684f
2021-02-19 Sigrid do not print out desktop number unless it changed 7daab6308be2a52987b760d4141ed79b3a31bdbd
2021-02-10 Sigrid just cosmetic stuff 3f053729c29e7ab55f625131503463a3f9732206
2021-02-03 Sigrid make switching desktops a bit less flickery and potentially faster d08c551905a27351df96145cab352df652741f37
2021-01-27 Sigrid window moving/resizing 6547ade065de04a4361bb2ad859f9af7b944bfe9
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