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Old 25th April 2020
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Question To make cwm behave like i3

Hello,
the cwm have tiling capabilities but I can not find a way to make it do what i3 does:
- Open first window automatically in fullscreen
- Do the vertical split when I open the second window
- Always stay in tiling mode and open new windows in new tile
If I have 3 windows and press the shortcut to tile them horizontally, it works; if I try to rearrange already tiled windows by pressing shortcut to tile them vertically, nothing happens. I have to close those windows, open them again, add them to a group, and then the tiling shortcut works again, but just once.
Is is possible to make cwm behave like i3?
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To my understanding, cwm does not have tiling capability. If you want i3wm behavior, my recommendation is to install and use i3wm. If you prefer gaps between window frames, the i3-gaps fork is available.
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