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From: Jon TURNEY <>
Cc: cygwin-xfree <>
Subject: Re: (X)Emacs Window Manager commands
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 17:17:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

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 it
> out there again.
> When using Cygwin X in multi-window mode (i.e. with each X window being its
> 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 you
can help by describing that.

Volunteer Cygwin/X X Server maintainer

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-07-19 14:39 Gulliver.M.Smith
2011-07-19 17:17 ` Jon TURNEY [this message]
2011-08-17 13:07   ` Gulliver.M.Smith
2011-08-17 14:46     ` Oliver Schmidt

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