Screenkey doesn't work in i3wm

Bug #848031 reported by Javier López on 2011-09-12
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Bug Description

i3wm is a tiling window manager (i3wm.org), screenkey behaviour is not as I expected, I guess it may be the same for others tiling wm, It launches its own window (which is not seen most of the time),

Javier López (javier-lopez) wrote :
Pablo SEMINARIO (pabluk) on 2011-09-12
Changed in screenkey:
status: New → Confirmed
Axel Beckert (xtaran) wrote :

Same counts for the ratpoison window manager.

Li Om Pa (liompa) wrote :

This is not a screenkey bug. i3 manages the default behavior of new windows. Add the following to your `.i3/config`:

`for_window [title="^screenkey"] floating enable`

Javier López (javier-lopez) wrote :

I think it's a bug on screenkey, in my opinion screenkey should set the appropriated X hints to ensure it floats on top every other application. Other applications like gimp's toolbar windows or open dialog windows behave correctly on i3.

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