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Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
For example, throwing a window from your second display to your first display would be shift+ctrl+opt+w by default.
Akshay Budhiraja
@AkshayBudhiraja
Oh right, can't believe I missed that. Thanks @ianyh this works great.
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
No worries. :)
And thanks!
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
@ianfixes I implemented this for you. ianyh/Amethyst#785
It provides the UI and an adaptable mechanism for adding more info if needed.
Ian
@ianfixes
Thanks! I'll work on that
Ekki21
@Ekki21
Hi guys. I would like to ask whether anybody has experience with using Intellij Idea with Amethyst?
For me it's not working. Amethyst cannot manage Intellij Idea at all.
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
I know that java-based apps have had trouble in the past.
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
Considering ways to make testing things easier. My current work involves making a generic window protocol.
Using the generics, though, requires everything that interacts with applications or windows use generics.
I can't decide if it will be too cumbersome, and it's a big change.
I will probably make the change and open a PR to see how much overhead it seems like it will have.
Ian
@ianfixes
I honestly still haven't looked at writing tests, but it would be cool to glimpse at more of the underlying architecture for it
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
@ianfixes when you get a chance could you take a look at this PR? ianyh/Amethyst#813 I want to get a litmus test on how complex it is for contributors.
Mario Ricalde
@MarioRicalde
Is there some documentation about the .amethyst file somewhere? I see it mentioned in Issues but I fail to see any documentation about it.
Mario Ricalde
@MarioRicalde
Also, is there any documentation on how to use this with portrait monitors? I keep getting really really tall windowsi nstead of horizontal ones.
Ian
@ianfixes
portrait monitors should be no problem. It sounds like you might be using the "tall" layout instead of the "wide" layout though
If you're just looking for your windows to be tiled as individual rows, use the "row" layout. you may also want to experiment with increasing the "main pane count" on the wide layout. check the preferences dialog to look up the hotkeys for all of these
Mario Ricalde
@MarioRicalde
Thank you ! Is there any documentation about the ~/.amethyst file @ianfixes ?
Ian
@ianfixes
I'm a contributor to this project, and I've never messed with that file. What kind of information are you hoping to find?
Mario Ricalde
@MarioRicalde
I'm hoping to find the format or any documentation on how it works. Mainly because I want to add it to my dotfiles so I can sync it across computers without having to deal with plists.
Ian
@ianfixes
no idea. I can't seem to find that file on my machine
Timothy Brown
@keyofnight
Do you have a ~/.amethyst, @MarioRicalde? I'm interested in this too. :O
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
@MarioRicalde sorry, coming back around on this.
The dotfile isn't explicitly documented at all, but the default preferences for the app are actually defined using one.
Peter
@peteanning
Hi I was wondering is there a way to get Amethyst to show which screens are associated with which number
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
@peteanning Currently there is not.
Ian
@ianfixes
@ianyh seems like you should set them straight https://9to5mac.com/2019/04/11/macos-ios-hybrid/amp/
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
Most of the comments are vociferously against it.
Which is fair, honestly.
I don’t think something like Amethyst should necessarily be the default. It’s easier to make macOS tiling than to make iOS floating.
Ian
@ianfixes

I like this quote

No more floating windows that waste space and are cumbersome to arrange.

We here at Amethyst agree... but the approach they took (iPad model) wasn't a great way to accomplish it

i.e. I like Amethyst better :P
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
Agreed. 🙂
jxitc
@jxitc

move focus left/right/up/down?

Loving this superb tool!!!

But found it counter intuitive to move focus around. Currently I can only move clockwise or counter clockwise by mod1+j/k. I found it's not intuitive especially I have many windows on the screen.

I'm moving from i3wm, in which I can simply mod + hjkl to move focus left/down/up/right. Is there anyway I can do similar in Amethyst?

jxitc
@jxitc
oh, actually I saw an existing TODO for this feature: https://trello.com/c/1u8Eh7hT/246-amethyst-directional-focus
Daniel Pittman
@slippycheeze
Forgive me if this is a problem between the chair and the keyboard, but I'm trying to work out how to support a dedicated Emacs minibuffer frame together with Amethyst. My configuration is, uh, simple right now: I have the "fullscreen" layout enabled. (Also, "floating" for convenience if something gets odd, never used)
Emacs is currently one full screen window per frame, which is what I want, except... I'd like to put the minibuffer at the top of the screen, and the only mechanism to achieve that seems to be using a separate window containing only the minibuffer. Which means I'd like the layout to be: one window at the top, full width and window driven height, then the rest of the space being filled with any other Emacs window. (I can set title, etc, to make it possible to identify which window gets the special treatment.)
I'm just ... not able to figure out how to (a) make that happen for Emacs, and especially also (b) make it not happen with all the other apps I'm running.
I'm sure something in that description is confusing, so please ask and I'll try and explain better. :)
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
@slippycheeze I think what you want is the wide layout. Each space has its own set of layouts so using wide on one won't affect the others.
Cyrus David
@vohof
Stupid question, which fingers are using to press the keyboard combinations? I'm using my pinky to press ctrl, ring finger for shift, and thumb for option, but it kinda feels awkward. Thanks!
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
For mod1 I use my pinky on left shift and my thumb on option. For mod2 I actually use ring finger on shift, pinky on ctrl, and thumb on option.
mod1 is pretty comfortable for me, but mod2 is pretty awkward. I don't use mod2 particularly often, though, so it hasn't been an issue for me.
Rob Blanckaert
@basicer
Is there a trick to no have to readd the bundle to the Accessibility premission list every time I recompile it?
Ian Ynda-Hummel
@ianyh
Not that I've discovered yet, unfortunately.
It's a tremendous pain in the ass.