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RE: mintty suggestion
- From: "Nellis, Kenneth" <Kenneth dot Nellis at acs-inc dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 11 May 2012 08:51:12 -0500
- Subject: RE: mintty suggestion
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From: Ken Nellis
>>> With X-Windows, one can independently set the titles of the terminal
>>> window and the window's icon.
>>> to set window title: ESC ] 2 ; <title> ^G
>>> to set icon title: ? ESC ] 1 ; <title> ^G
>>> Analogously, it would be nice if Mintty would allow me to independently
>>> set the titles of the window and the associated taskbar button.
From: Andy Koppe
>> As far as I know, Windows doesn't have a way to set different titles
>> for a window and its taskbar button. Hence you'll find that the icon
>> title sequence doesn't work in xterm running on Xwin in multiwindow
>> mode either.
From: Andrey Repin
> Many programs do it in a slightly different manner.
> They set different titles for active window, and minimized and/or inactive
> Say, you wanna track some progress with a progress bar/percentage.
> When window is active, you can track it upfront, but when it's minimized, the
> only way to tell is an icon in taskbar.
FWIW, I would find that useful: Mintty allowing setting separate titles
for active and minimized windows.
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