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commit 0c3544d42fba23b99a07cf18f35ae25a3121765f
parent 94f7c2707bcd11de4e0174abe0c2634980dc283e
Author: Anselm R. Garbe <garbeam@wmii.de>
Date:   Sun, 16 Jul 2006 23:26:50 +0200

simplified man page

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Mconfig.mk | 2+-
Mdwm.1 | 63++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------------------------------
2 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 36 deletions(-)

diff --git a/config.mk b/config.mk @@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ MANPREFIX = ${PREFIX}/share/man X11INC = /usr/X11R6/include X11LIB = /usr/X11R6/lib -VERSION = 0.1 +VERSION = 0.2 # includes and libs LIBS = -L${PREFIX}/lib -L/usr/lib -lc -L${X11LIB} -lX11 diff --git a/dwm.1 b/dwm.1 @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@ -.TH DWM 1 dwm-0.1 +.TH DWM 1 dwm-0.2 .SH NAME dwm \- dynamic window manager .SH SYNOPSIS @@ -6,46 +6,29 @@ dwm \- dynamic window manager .RB [ \-v ] .SH DESCRIPTION .B dwm -is a dynamic window manager for X11. It consists of a small status bar and -arranges windows in either a tiled or floating mode. +is a dynamic window manager for X11. It manages windows in tiling and floating +modes. Either mode can be applied dynamically, depending on the application in +use and the task performed. .P -In tiled mode -.B dwm -manages all windows in a left master column and a right stacking column. The -master column contains a single window, the left stacking column all other -windows. Dialog windows are treated floating. -.P -In floating mode -.B dwm -manages all windows in a conventional way. They can be resized and moved freely -with the mouse. +In tiling mode windows are managed in a master and stacking column. The master +column contains the window which needs most attention at a time, whereas the +stacking column contains all other windows in a stack. Dialog windows are +managed floating, however. In floating mode windows can be resized and moved +freely. .P -Windows are grouped by tags. You can view all windows with a specific tag per -time. However, each window is allowed to contain more than one tag, which -allows to make windows visible in all views. +Windows are grouped by tags. All windows with a specific tag can be viewed at a +time. But each window may contain more than one tag, which makes it visible in +several views. .P -.B dwm -reads from standard input to display status text, if written. -.P -.B dwm -draws 1-pixel borders around windows to indicate the focus state and providing as -much screen real estate as possible. Unfocused windows contain a small bar -in front of the window indicating the tags and the window title. +It consists of a small status bar which reads the text displayed from standard +input, if written. It draws 1-pixel borders around windows to indicate the +focus state. Unfocused windows contain a small bar in front of the window +displaying the tags and the window title. .SH OPTIONS .TP .B \-v prints version information to standard output, then exits. -.SH CUSTOMIZATION -.B dwm -is customized through editing its source code. It is assumed that -.B dwm -users know to patch it for their needs. This keeps it fast, secure and simple, -because it does not process any input data, except window properties and -the status text read from standard input. -.SS Keyboard Control -.TP 16 -.I Key -.I Action +.SH USAGE .TP .B Mod1-Return Zoom @@ -108,7 +91,11 @@ Append .B nth tag to cureent .B window -.SS Mouse Control +.TP +.B Control-Button1 +Zooms the clicked +.B window +to master column .TP .B Mod1-Button1 Moves current @@ -123,3 +110,9 @@ Lowers current Resizes current .B window while dragging +.SH CUSTOMIZATION +.B dwm +is customized through editing its source code. This keeps it fast, secure and +simple. The source code contains the +.I CUSTOMIZE +keyword to highlight relevant portions for customization.