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How do I keep a window in place when switching viewports with compiz?

asked 2017-05-21 18:39:01 -0500

Kilo gravatar image

updated 2017-05-21 23:32:32 -0500

I'm running the MATE/Compiz spin of Fedora 24 with two monitors. I use the Desktop Wall compiz plugin with five viewports, and I would like, for example, to be able to keep a YouTube window on one monitor when switching viewports. I've tried using the Static Windows plugin, but I can't figure out how to make it work. It seems to expect some kind of matching string in the Window Match setting, but I don't know what format the string should be in. I also can't find any documentation around the plugin.

Is the Static Windows plugin capable of achieving this goal? If so, how should I configure it? If not, is there an alternative plugin or approach?

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answered 2017-05-22 08:46:07 -0500

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You can right-click on the window title and set the window to be visiable on the active desktop.

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Even works for fullscreen video. Thanks!

Kilo gravatar imageKilo ( 2017-05-22 13:37:44 -0500 )edit

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