Vertical Tiling

I want to start off by saying Mate has possibly the best tiling support I've used on a non tiling wm. However, I recently noticed there is no option to tile vertically.

On a normal wide screen monitor this feature would be pretty useless, however, with a vertically rotated monitor, it's surprisingly important.

I can see how this would be a low priority enhancement, since vertical monitors are rare. But if someone was able to point me to the area of code that handles the current tiling, I have a guess that it shouldn't be too hard for me to adapt in this feature if there is interest.

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You can use well-designed third-party application named X-Tile.


It allows to create custom tile configurations.
Installation is available from PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:giuspen/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install x-tile

It works even on upcoming Ubuntu MATE 20.04 LTS.

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That looks perfect, I will definitely check that out. Thanks!

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