Drawing minimized windows

Rémi Cardona remi at gentoo.org
Sun Feb 15 23:06:27 PST 2009

Le 16/02/2009 07:55, John Hamel a écrit :
> To clarify, I'm not just talking about previewing a window when you
> hover over it on the taskbar (which I assume would be done by
> accessing a snapshot of the window), I'm talking about having the
> window continue to be drawn while minimized so that compiz can access
> it to use in other functions such as scale and switcher. (An older
> version did have a hack to do it at one point.)

Like Keith said, tell compiz not to Unmap windows when minimizing them 
and you'll be able to access their Composite pixmap all the time.

Applications should continue to update their windows in this 
configuration. If it makes you feel any better, that's what we do in 
Metisse and it works fine.


Rémi Cardona
remi.cardona at lri.fr
remi at gentoo.org

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