[osg-users] patch to add WMclass to osgViewer

Robert Osfield robert.osfield at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 03:27:24 PST 2009


Thanks Stewart, change now merged and submitted to svn/trunk.  For
future submissions could you send the whole modified file as I find
this far more reliable than using patch, as patch can mess up.
Cheers, Robert.

On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 9:13 PM, S Andreason <sandreas41 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> When I open the Window Attributes (in WindowManager in X on linux) I am
> unable to save any changes to the attributes in the resource database,
> because the osg window does not have a class defined. The Window
> Specification and Save buttons are greyed out.
>
> For example, when running FlightGear, I want the window to always have no
> title, so it opens full-screen without using the --full-screen option, which
> would prevent other windows from moving above the osg window.
>
> I am attaching a patch I made to fix this problem.
>
> Thank you,
> Stewart
>
>
> ---
> /usr/src/SVN/OpenSceneGraph/src/osgViewer/.svn/text-base/GraphicsWindowX11.cpp.svn-base
>     Sat Aug 22 10:02:06 2009
> +++ GraphicsWindowX11.cpp       Sat Aug 22 14:03:51 2009
> @@ -728,6 +728,12 @@
>     }
>
>
> +    // Give window a class so that user preferences can be saved in the
> resource database.
> +    XClassHint clH;
> +    clH.res_name = (char *)"OSG";
> +    clH.res_class = (char *)"osgViewer";
> +    XSetClassHint( _display, _window, &clH);
> +
>     // This positions the window at _windowX, _windowY
>     XSizeHints sh;
>     sh.flags = 0;
>
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