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Update the xdotool command.

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  1. +9 −0 exyr/pages/2011/inotify-run.markdown
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@@ -66,6 +66,15 @@ Let’s combine these with inotify:
Ta-da! Your browser reloads the current page as soon as you hit *Save* in your
text editor. Unfortunately though, Firefox doesn’t seem to respond to xdotool.
+**Update 2012-07-19**: one day the command above just stopped working for me.
+It turns out it only sends F5 to the *first* window that matches the search.
+Sometimes that happens to be one the reloads on F5, sometimes not.
+The new command below fixes this: `--window %@` sends the key to all matching
+ xdotool search --name Chromium key --window %@ F5
How it works

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