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Re: icewm window titles



In article <dffmhu$k6$1@sea.gmane.org> you wrote:
> Larry Fletcher wrote:
> > I just upgraded to debian sarge which uses icewm 1.2.20+21pre1-3.
> > 
> > The problem I'm having with icewm is the window titles switch
> > when the initial application calls another application.
> > 
> > For instance, when mutt loads the editor mcedit the title of
> > the window is changed to 'mc - host:/path' and it doesn't change
> > back to the original title.  I use MC a lot and now I can no longer
> > tell which applications are in use by looking at the toolbar.
> > 
> > Is there anyway to keep the original title of the window?
> > 
> > If not, is there a similar window manager that works better?
> > 
> >    Larry
> > 
> > 
> > 
> The title of the xterm is set by the application which run in the xterm; 
> the window manager just obey to the program; so the problem is with 
> mcedit and not with icewm.

That makes sense.

> This settings is set by sending control codes 
> to the terminal. The put the title to "Hello world!"; proceed as foffow:
> echo -ne "\033]0;Hello world\007"

I don't understand what you are saying or how to fix the problem?

  Larry




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