Re: [As-users] One application with multiple windows on multiple

Daniel A. Ramaley (
Tue, 14 Apr 2009 22:38:12 -0500

I wrote too soon. It turns out that after editing database, i have to 
tell AfterStep to do an "Update All" twice before settings take effect. 
I had only done it once when i reported lack of success. Now things are 
working as i want them to.

On 2009-04-14 at 16:29:39, Daniel A. Ramaley wrote:
>Thanks for the tips.
>I added ", NoGroupHints" to the Firefox line in database:
>Style   "Firefox-bin"           Icon logos/Firefox, IgnoreConfig,
> NoGroupHints
>That, unfortunately, had no effect. At the top of the file there
> appears to be a catch-all line, so i added NoGroupHints to that:
>Style   "*"             Icon interface.xpm, NoGroupHints
>Now Firefox works as i expect it to; i can place windows on different
>desktops without difficulty. The "terminal application" i use is
>gnome-terminal. It doesn't have its own line in the AfterStep
> database, but even adding NoGroupHints to the "*" line, the terminal
> still insists on having all windows on 1 desktop. Is there something
> else i can try?

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