16 How to assign applications to fixed workspaces

You can set the applications to appear on a fixed workspace.

For example all browsers come on workspace 1, all editors come on workspace 2, …

You can set this in the xmonad.hs file.

There are 4 things to check/remember.

  • use the correct workspace name (icon, 1, I, web, …)
  • add classname line
  • add m1Shifts
  • BUT also the DoShiftAndGo line

The video will make it clear to you.