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Q&A In i3wm when moving windows, how do I also switch to the workspace if it's active?

Let's say I have workspaces 1, 2, 3 on screen A and 4, 5 on screen B. Currently workspaces 1 and 4 are active. With my current config, moving a window to another workspace never activates it. How...

0 answers  ·  posted 6mo ago by matthewsnyder‭

#1: Initial revision by user avatar matthewsnyder‭ · 2023-12-02T20:37:57Z (6 months ago)
In i3wm when moving windows, how do I also switch to the workspace if it's active?
Let's say I have workspaces 1, 2, 3 on screen A and 4, 5 on screen B. Currently workspaces 1 and 4 are active.

With my current config, moving a window to another workspace never activates it.

How can I make it activate the workspace if it's active (from 1 to 4) but not otherwise (from 1 to 5)?