dwm

dynamic window manager - with my changes
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      1 .TH DWM 1 dwm\-VERSION
      2 .SH NAME
      3 dwm \- dynamic window manager
      4 .SH SYNOPSIS
      5 .B dwm
      6 .RB [ \-v ]
      7 .SH DESCRIPTION
      8 dwm is a dynamic window manager for X. It manages windows in tiled, monocle
      9 and floating layouts. Either layout can be applied dynamically, optimising the
     10 environment for the application in use and the task performed.
     11 .P
     12 In tiled layouts windows are managed in a master and stacking area. The master
     13 area on the left contains one window by default, and the stacking area on the
     14 right contains all other windows. The number of master area windows can be
     15 adjusted from zero to an arbitrary number. In monocle layout all windows are
     16 maximised to the screen size. In floating layout windows can be resized and
     17 moved freely. Dialog windows are always managed floating, regardless of the
     18 layout applied.
     19 .P
     20 Windows are grouped by tags. Each window can be tagged with one or multiple
     21 tags. Selecting certain tags displays all windows with these tags.
     22 .P
     23 Each screen contains a small status bar which displays all available tags, the
     24 layout, the title of the focused window, and the text read from the root window
     25 name property, if the screen is focused. A floating window is indicated with an
     26 empty square and a maximised floating window is indicated with a filled square
     27 before the windows title.  The selected tags are indicated with a different
     28 color. The tags of the focused window are indicated with a filled square in the
     29 top left corner.  The tags which are applied to one or more windows are
     30 indicated with an empty square in the top left corner.
     31 .P
     32 dwm draws a small border around windows to indicate the focus state.
     33 .SH OPTIONS
     34 .TP
     35 .B \-v
     36 prints version information to standard output, then exits.
     37 .SH USAGE
     38 .SS Status bar
     39 .TP
     40 .B X root window name
     41 is read and displayed in the status text area. It can be set with the
     42 .BR xsetroot (1)
     43 command.
     44 .TP
     45 .B Button1
     46 click on a tag label to display all windows with that tag, click on the layout
     47 label toggles between tiled and floating layout.
     48 .TP
     49 .B Button3
     50 click on a tag label adds/removes all windows with that tag to/from the view.
     51 .TP
     52 .B Mod1\-Button1
     53 click on a tag label applies that tag to the focused window.
     54 .TP
     55 .B Mod1\-Button3
     56 click on a tag label adds/removes that tag to/from the focused window.
     57 .SS Keyboard commands
     58 .TP
     59 .B Mod1\-Shift\-Return
     60 Start
     61 .BR st(1).
     62 .TP
     63 .B Mod1\-p
     64 Spawn
     65 .BR dmenu(1)
     66 for launching other programs.
     67 .TP
     68 .B Mod1\-,
     69 Focus previous screen, if any.
     70 .TP
     71 .B Mod1\-.
     72 Focus next screen, if any.
     73 .TP
     74 .B Mod1\-Shift\-,
     75 Send focused window to previous screen, if any.
     76 .TP
     77 .B Mod1\-Shift\-.
     78 Send focused window to next screen, if any.
     79 .TP
     80 .B Mod1\-b
     81 Toggles bar on and off.
     82 .TP
     83 .B Mod1\-t
     84 Sets tiled layout.
     85 .TP
     86 .B Mod1\-f
     87 Sets floating layout.
     88 .TP
     89 .B Mod1\-m
     90 Sets monocle layout.
     91 .TP
     92 .B Mod1\-space
     93 Toggles between current and previous layout.
     94 .TP
     95 .B Mod1\-j
     96 Focus next window.
     97 .TP
     98 .B Mod1\-k
     99 Focus previous window.
    100 .TP
    101 .B Mod1\-i
    102 Increase number of windows in master area.
    103 .TP
    104 .B Mod1\-d
    105 Decrease number of windows in master area.
    106 .TP
    107 .B Mod1\-l
    108 Increase master area size.
    109 .TP
    110 .B Mod1\-h
    111 Decrease master area size.
    112 .TP
    113 .B Mod1\-Return
    114 Zooms/cycles focused window to/from master area (tiled layouts only).
    115 .TP
    116 .B Mod1\-Shift\-c
    117 Close focused window.
    118 .TP
    119 .B Mod1\-Shift\-space
    120 Toggle focused window between tiled and floating state.
    121 .TP
    122 .B Mod1\-Tab
    123 Toggles to the previously selected tags.
    124 .TP
    125 .B Mod1\-Shift\-[1..n]
    126 Apply nth tag to focused window.
    127 .TP
    128 .B Mod1\-Shift\-0
    129 Apply all tags to focused window.
    130 .TP
    131 .B Mod1\-Control\-Shift\-[1..n]
    132 Add/remove nth tag to/from focused window.
    133 .TP
    134 .B Mod1\-[1..n]
    135 View all windows with nth tag.
    136 .TP
    137 .B Mod1\-0
    138 View all windows with any tag.
    139 .TP
    140 .B Mod1\-Control\-[1..n]
    141 Add/remove all windows with nth tag to/from the view.
    142 .TP
    143 .B Mod1\-Shift\-q
    144 Quit dwm.
    145 .SS Mouse commands
    146 .TP
    147 .B Mod1\-Button1
    148 Move focused window while dragging. Tiled windows will be toggled to the floating state.
    149 .TP
    150 .B Mod1\-Button2
    151 Toggles focused window between floating and tiled state.
    152 .TP
    153 .B Mod1\-Button3
    154 Resize focused window while dragging. Tiled windows will be toggled to the floating state.
    155 .SH CUSTOMIZATION
    156 dwm is customized by creating a custom config.h and (re)compiling the source
    157 code. This keeps it fast, secure and simple.
    158 .SH SEE ALSO
    159 .BR dmenu (1),
    160 .BR st (1)
    161 .SH BUGS
    162 Java applications which use the XToolkit/XAWT backend may draw grey windows
    163 only. The XToolkit/XAWT backend breaks ICCCM-compliance in recent JDK 1.5 and early
    164 JDK 1.6 versions, because it assumes a reparenting window manager. Possible workarounds
    165 are using JDK 1.4 (which doesn't contain the XToolkit/XAWT backend) or setting the
    166 environment variable
    167 .BR AWT_TOOLKIT=MToolkit
    168 (to use the older Motif backend instead) or running
    169 .B xprop -root -f _NET_WM_NAME 32a -set _NET_WM_NAME LG3D
    170 or
    171 .B wmname LG3D
    172 (to pretend that a non-reparenting window manager is running that the
    173 XToolkit/XAWT backend can recognize) or when using OpenJDK setting the environment variable
    174 .BR _JAVA_AWT_WM_NONREPARENTING=1 .
    175 .P
    176 GTK 2.10.9+ versions contain a broken
    177 .BR Save\-As
    178 file dialog implementation,
    179 which requests to reconfigure its window size in an endless loop. However, its
    180 window is still respondable during this state, so you can simply ignore the flicker
    181 until a new GTK version appears, which will fix this bug, approximately
    182 GTK 2.10.12+ versions.