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Re: icewm window titles



In article <20050905014100.GA3390@localhost.lafn.org> you wrote:
> 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?

What I did was install the old mc package from woody.  This fixed
the problem with icewm and the color problem I was having with the
mc version in sarge.

   Larry



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