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Bug#613645: xterm: Alt-Enter (M-RET) doesn't work

Thomas Dickey <dickey@his.com> writes:

> On Wed, 16 Feb 2011, Kan-Ru Chen wrote:
>> Thanks! I didn't know Alt-Enter was bound to full screen; does it work
> yes... you've run into a bug that I fixed a few days ago (since you
> commented that it's doing nothing).  Misled by the manpage, I used
> 32-bit data for reading the list of supported features.
> When I added the feature, it wasn't (as) clear to me that people actually
> used alt-enter.  So now I know, and am making the feature configurable
> (which in turn leads to new functionality, etc).

Do you mean _NET_WM_STATE_FULLSCREEN in _NET_SUPPORTED array? Awesome3
does advertise this feature. But neither Alt-Enter nor Full Screen
option set the atom.

>> under tiling window manager? ;-)
> I did suppose it would work better in ion2/ion3 than the ordinary layout,
> which uses character-sized increments for the window manager hints.
> But I've been busy setting up new machines for testing ports, and didn't
> follow up on checking that.  Given your question, I've added ion2/ion3
> to my "Lenny" machine.  Any other suggestions for testing?

Too many window manager out there. I would suggest “awesome” which I use. ;-)

> thanks

you're welcome


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