print input text


This patch adds a flag (-t) which makes Return key to ignore selection and print the input text to stdout. The flag basically swaps the functions of Return and Shift+Return hotkeys.

The default behaviour of dmenu makes sense when selecting from given options (i.e. as a program launcher) but it is annoying when you might be entering text that is different than the given options (i.e. as surf’s url bar).

Usage in Surf

Just add the -t flag to the dmenu in the SETPROP function of surf’s config.def.h. Now the url bar should behave just like in all other browsers.