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Manual Reference Pages  -  KEYBOARDBINDINGS (1)

NAME

FVWM-Crystal Keyboard Bindings Reference

CONTENTS

Author
Description
     Legend
Terminal Windows
System And Applications Menu
Desktop Switching And Moving Windows Between Desktops
Window Movement On A Single Desktop
Window And Icon List
Window Resizer
Music Player And Audio Mixer
Numeric Keyboard
     Window Focus
     Window Movement
     Window Controls
Other Functions

AUTHOR

Maciej Delmanowski <harnir@berlios.de>

DESCRIPTION

In this file you can find all keyboard bindings used in FVWM-Crystal desktop.

    LEGEND

Alt Meta (Alt)
Win_L Windows Left
Win_R Windows Right
Menu a "menu" key
KP_ means that following key is on the numeric keyboard
LMB Left Mouse Button
RMB Right Mouse Button
MMB Middle Mouse Button

TERMINAL WINDOWS

Alt + ‘ (grave) Opens "QuakeConsole", a terminal similar to console available in FPP games, like Quake series. It’s a normal terminal where you can launch commands. It stays on top of other windows, is visible on all desktops. When you press Alt+‘ again, it will roll up and hide, waiting for your next press of Alt+‘, when it will show up again, so you can launch a command in this terminal and hide it.
Alt + Shift + ‘ (grave) It will open new terminal window, Aterm by default.
Alt + ; Opens FvwmConsole in the lower-left corner of the screen, where you can issue FVWM commands, and sometimes see error messages. The same combination will hide/unhide it.

SYSTEM AND APPLICATIONS MENU

Alt + Menu Opens a small menu with all the menus from ApplicationPanel and Docklet. You can navigate the menu using cursor keys, or h, j, k, l, Escape cancels the selection, Enter selects a menu position.
Alt + Win_R Opens an /Applications menu which contains a list of available applications. You can use arrow keys or hjkl to move between menu entries, Enter to select an entry and Escape to close the menu.

DESKTOP SWITCHING AND MOVING WINDOWS BETWEEN DESKTOPS

Alt + Escape Swiches between two last used pages of the desktop.
Alt + F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8 Switches to the selected page of the desktop, from 1 to 8.
Alt + Shift + F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8 Moves active window to selected page, from 1 to 8.
Alt + [ Go to the page on the left side of the current one.
Alt + ] Go to the page on the right side of the current one.
Alt + Shift + [ Move the focused window to the page on the left side of the current one and go there.
Alt + Shift + ] Move the focused window to the page on the right side of the current one and go there.

WINDOW MOVEMENT ON A SINGLE DESKTOP

Alt + h, j, k, l Move windows to selected screen edge, centered:


 .                j
 .              h   k
 .                l



Alt + Shift + h, j, k, l Move windows to selected screen corner:


 .              h  k
 .              j  l

WINDOW AND ICON LIST

Alt + Tab Shows a list of opened windows on the current page, allows you to switch between them. Last active window will be at the end of the list, previously active window will be at the top - that way quickly pressed and released Alt+Tab will switch between two last used windows. Alt + Shift + Tab Shows a list of iconified windows, with thumbnails. After releasing Alt selected window will show up on the current page. Escape cancels this operation.

WINDOW RESIZER

Alt + Shift + 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0 Resizes currently focused window in different ways. Try it to see what happens :)

MUSIC PLAYER AND AUDIO MIXER

Alt + Z Selects prevouse track in music player.
Alt + X Starts playback in music player.
Alt + C Pauses playback in music player.
Alt + V Stops playback in music player.
Alt + B Selects next track in music player.
Alt + N Selects prevous track ignoring "Shuffle" setting in music player.
Alt + M Selects next track ignoring "Shuffle" setting in music player.
Alt + , Lowers the volume by 10%.
Alt + . Raises the volume by 10%.
Alt + Shift + , Lowers the volume by 5%.
Alt + Shift + . Raises the volume by 5%.
Alt + / (slash) Activates the search function of the music player (currently only XMMS with XMMS-Find) Alt + Shift + / (slash) Toggles sequential/random playback

NUMERIC KEYBOARD

    WINDOW FOCUS

KP_1, KP_2, KP_3, KP_4, KP_6, KP_7, KP_8, KP_9 Change focus in the selected direction from the currently focused window.
KP_5 Switch focus between two closest windows on the current page.

    WINDOW MOVEMENT

Alt + KP_1, KP_2, KP_3, KP_4, KP_5, KP_6, KP_7, KP_8, KP_9 Move currently focused window to the selected part of the screen, corresponding to the numbers on the numeric keyboard. Pressing it twice very fast moves a window instantly.

    WINDOW CONTROLS

KP_0 or Alt + - (substract) Raise currently focused window.
KP_. or Alt + - (substract) Lower currently focused window.
KP_/ Shade or unshade currently focused window.
Alt + KP_/ Stick or unstick currently focused window.
KP_* or Alt + = (equal) Maximize currently focused window.
Alt + KP_* or Alt + Shift + = (equal) Make currently focused window a "fullscreened" window. It looses the titlebar and border and is maximized to the entire screen. Fullscreened window cannot be lowered or iconified. Pressing Alt+KP_* on the fullscreened window brings back the titlebar and border and resizes a window to it’s previous size and position.
Alt + KP_- or Alt + Backspace Iconifies currently focused window (or makes a thumbnail).
Alt + Shift + KP_- or Alt + Shift + Backspace Closes currently focused window.
KP_+ Moves window to the default layer, where are "normal" windows.
Alt + KP_+ Moves window to the upper layer, where are "always on top" windows.
Alt + Shift + KP_+ Moves window to the lower layer, where are "always at botton" windows.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Print Screen Makes a screenshot of the entire desktop in .jpg format and puts it in ’~/.fvwm/screenshots/’ directory (by default).
Alt + Home Move mouse cursor to "home position" - top left corner of the screen.
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