xmonad-contrib-0.16.999: Third party extensions for xmonad
Copyright(c) Mario Pastorelli (2012)
LicenseBSD-style (see xmonad/LICENSE)
Maintainerpastorelli.mario@gmail.com
Stabilityunstable
Portabilityunportable
Safe HaskellNone
LanguageHaskell98

XMonad.Actions.ShowText

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Description

ShowText displays text for sometime on the screen similar to XMonad.Util.Dzen which offers more features (currently)

Synopsis

Usage

You can use this module with the following in your ~/.xmonad/xmonad.hs:

import XMonad.Actions.ShowText

Then add the event hook handler:

xmonad { handleEventHook = myHandleEventHooks <+> handleTimerEvent }

You can then use flashText in your keybindings:

((modMask, xK_Right), flashText def 1 "->" >> nextWS)

def :: Default a => a #

The default value for this type.

handleTimerEvent :: Event -> X All Source #

Handles timer events that notify when a window should be removed

flashText Source #

Arguments

:: ShowTextConfig 
-> Rational

number of seconds

-> String

text to display

-> X () 

Shows a window in the center of the screen with the given text

data ShowTextConfig Source #

Constructors

STC 

Fields

Instances

Instances details
Default ShowTextConfig Source # 
Instance details

Defined in XMonad.Actions.ShowText

Methods

def :: ShowTextConfig #