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Manual Reference Pages  -  PWM (1)

NAME

pwm - an X11 window manager

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Keys
     Global keys
     Frame/window control keys
     Menus
     Move/resize mode
Files
See Also
Author

SYNOPSIS

pwm [options]

DESCRIPTION

PWM is a rather lightweight window manager that can have multiple client windows attached to a single frame. This feature helps keeping windows, especially the numerous xterms, organized.

OPTIONS

-display host:display.screen
  X display to manage
-cfgfile configfile
  Config file to use instead of default
-onescreen
  On X servers with multiple screens, manage only default screen, not all.
-help Show help on command line options
-version Show version
-about Show about text

KEYS

These are the default keybindings. Mod1 depends on your system. On PC:s with XFree86 it is probably bound to the left alt key (Alt_L). On Suns it is usually bound to the diamond keys (Meta_L, Meta_R). Use xmodmap(1x) to find out.

    Global keys

Mod1+Tab
  Circulate through the list of windows
Mod1+Shift+Tab
  Backwards circulate through the list of windows
Mod1+n Go to workspace n, where n is 1-9 or 0.
Mod1+M "Root menu"
Mod1+G "Go to menu". Use this menu to select a window to activate.
Mod1+D "Detach menu". Use this menu to detach a window from a group on current workspace.
Mod1+T Toggle dock visibility
Mod1+E Run an xterm

    Frame/window control keys

These are the keys used to manipulate active frame and client window. They mostly use Control+Shift modifier.

Mod1+Enter
  Keyboard move/resize mode
Control+Shift+W
  Close window
Control+Shift+X
  Kill client owning active window
Control+Shift+S
  Toggle shading of frame
Control+Shift+Z
  Toggle stickiness of frame
Control+Shift+V
  (Un)maximize vertically
Control+Shift+H
  (Un)maximize horizontally
Control+Shift+M
  (Un)maximize both vertically and horizontally
Control+Shift+R
  Raise frame
Control+Shift+L
  Lower frame
Control+Shift+A
  "Attach menu". Use to attach window to the frame.
Control+Shift+O
  "Window menu"
Control+Shift+N
  Go to next window within frame
Control+Shift+P
  Go to previous window within frame
Control+Shift+n
  Goto n:th window within frame, where n is 1-9 or 0.

    Menus

These keys can be used in menus

Down or N
  Next entry
Up or P Previous entry
Right or Space
  Enter submenu
Left or B
  Leave submenu
Enter Execute activated entry
Esc Close menu
Z Set the menu in "keep mode"

    Move/resize mode

These keys can be used while in move/resize mode.

Escape Leave mode changes omitted.
Enter Leave mode applying changes.
Right/Left/Down/Up
  Move the frame to specific direction in bigger steps.
Mod1+Right/Left/Down/Up
  Shrink/grow the frame in specific direction in bigger steps.
Mod1+Right/Left/Down/Up
  Move the frame to specific direction by on pixel.
Mod1+Right/Left/Down/Up
  Shrink/grow the frame in specific direction by minimum amount requested by application.

FILES

/usr/local/etc/pwm/pwm.conf
  System default configuration file
/usr/local/etc/pwm/look-*.conf
  Color scheme configuration files
/usr/local/etc/pwm/keys-*.conf
  Key binding configuration files
/usr/local/etc/pwm/buttons-*.conf
  Pointer (mouse) button binding configuration files
~/.pwm/pwm.conf
  User default configuration file (overrides system default)

SEE ALSO

The PWM home page, http://iki.fi/tuomov/pwm/

/usr/local/doc/pwm/config.txt

X(1x)

AUTHOR

PWM was written by Tuomo Valkonen <tuomov at iki.fi> with ideas and complaints from various people.
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