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Manual Reference Pages  -  SWM (1)

NAME

sWM - a (s)mall (W)indow (M)anager for X11

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Usage - Mouse
Usage - Keyboard
Options
Bugs
Author

SYNOPSIS

swm [options...]

DESCRIPTION

sWM is a small Window Manager for X11. sWM is optimized for small displays with a recommended minimum resolution of 640x480 pixels and consumes less than 860k of RAM (depends on your configuration).

USAGE - MOUSE

Titlebar left-click
  Raises window and moves it while the mouse button is pressed.
Titlebar middle-click (if SHADE is enabled)
  Shades the window up/down.
Titlebar right-click
  As above, but does not raise the window. Allows you to move windows in background.

[x] Closebox left-click
  Closes the window.
[x] Closebox middle-click
  Lowers the window.
[x] Closebox right-click
  Allows you to resize the window while the mouse button is pressed.
[+] Maximizebox left-click
  Resizes the window to full screen.
[+] Maximizebox middle-click
  Does nothing in this release.
[+] Maximizebox right-click
  If the window was maximized, this resizes the window to the former size/position.
[#]/[s] Stickybox left-click (if GNOME is enabled)
  Toggles the window sticky/unsticky.
[#]/[s] Stickybox middle-click (if GNOME is enabled)
  Switches to the pevious desktop taking the window with you.
[#]/[s] Stickybox right-click (if GNOME is enabled)
  Switches to the next desktop taking the window with you.
Window border left-click
  Moves the window while the mouse button is pressed, without raising it.
Window border middle-click
  Raises the window and moves it while the mouse button is pressed.
Window border right-click
  Resized the window while the mouse button is pressed, without raising it.
Root-window button 1|2|3
  executes .swm/button1, button2 or button3. If no other program grabs the background.

USAGE - KEYBOARD

sWM functions can be enabled/disabled with Num-Lock, Caps-Lock or Scroll-Lock. sWM will pass all received keys to the application window if one of these locks is enabled.
Alt-Tab
  Rises the next window.
Alt-F3 (if MWM compliance is enabled)
  (Un)hides the titlebar
Alf-F4 Closes the window with the current input focus.
Alf-F5 Raises the window with the current input focus, in gnome mode it will be raised ontop of its current layer.
Ctrl-Tab (if GNOME is enabled)
  Switches to the next virtual desktop.
Alt-PageUp (if GNOME is enabled)
  Raises the window to a layer above.
Alt-PageDown (if GNOME is enabled)
  Lowers the window to a layer below.

OPTIONS

-display display
  Run swm on the X11 display display.

BUGS

If you find some - mail me. :-))
 

AUTHOR

Robert Sperling <sperling@small-window-manager.de>.
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