script_tags

Description

This patch does two things: 1) It removes the code that generates the bar, but still leaves a "toggleable" area.

2) On X events, it writes all the tag and layout information to a user defined file.

This allows any bar that reads stdin to be used in conjuction with dwm.

The patch introduces 3 variables:

barheight: sets the size of the top gap in pixels(this gap remains toggleable with the togglebar function).

sepchar: sets the character used to delimitate different workspaces(see below).

tagfile: sets the path of the file to wich the tag and layout information is written to.

The tagfile uses an easy syntax.

Each tagname is prefixed with a character describing the state of that tag.

There are 4 different states:

state 'e': tag is empty and not focused

state 'E': tag is empty and focused

state 'o': tag is occupied and not focused

state 'O': tag is occupied and focused

The different tags with respective tag information are separated by the sepchar variable defined in config.h.

A simple example would be:

` echo /tmp/dwm_tags| entr cat /tmp/dwm_tags | lemonbar `

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