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wihack - The wmii window hack
wihack [-transient <window>] [-type <ewmh window type>] [-tags <tags>]
wihack is a program which alters the windows created by an arbitrary
program. It has the name wihack because it is just that: a hack. It
uses LD_PRELOAD to override certain Xlib calls and add properties to
newly created windows.
Marks created windows as transient for a given <window>. This
causes the new window to open in the floating layer of the same
tags as <window>.
-type <ewmh window type>
Sets the EWMH window type of the created window to the type
given. wmii understands the following types:
dialog Opens in the floating layer.
Automatically opens in the floating layer. Does not have
a window border or titlebar.
splash Automatically floats and does not automatically receive
The created window opens on the given tags.
It is a hack.
It doesn't work for setuid programs.
It doesn't work for non-Xlib programs.
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