have you tried, or are you using the manageDocks manageHook?http://xmonad.org/xmonad-docs/xmonad-co … Docks.html
So it turns out, I had xmonad.hs as ~/.xmonad.hs not ~/.xmonad/xmonad.hs... Pretty embarassing. But I'll resist the temptation to delete the thread in hopes someone gets a chuckle out of it. In my defence, I did figure it out all on my own.