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Module:WinCommandAfterStep module for choosing and manipulating windows based on patterns


 Overview  Configuration
  • DESCRIPTION

    WinCommand is a command line tool which allows you to select windows based on their name and to then manipulate them in various ways. Actions currently supported are: "center", "center jump", " iconify ", "jump", "kill", "move", "resize" and "sendtodesk".

  • DEFAULTS

    The default pattern is "", meaning all windows will be selected.

    All other default-values depend on the action you would like WinCommand to take. If more than one action is specified, default-values are  set depending on the last action specified.

  • ACTIONS

    center

    Place matching windows into the center of the screen.

    center jump:

    Places first  window that matches into the center of the screen and jumps to it.

     iconify :

    Iconifies matching windows.

    jump:

    Jumps to the first  window which matches.

    kill:

    Kills all matching windows.

    move:

    Moves all matching windows to x/y. x and y are specified using the -x and -y flags.

    resize:

     Resize all matching windows. The two paramters width and height are specified using the -width and -height flags.

    send_to_desk:

     Send all matching windows to desk specified with the -new_desk flag.

  • OPTIONS

    -all

    Operate on all windows which match the given pattern. This is  set by default unless the action is either "jump" or "center jump".

    -alldesks

    Windows on all desks will be taken into account. This is  set by default  if action is either "jump" or "center jump".

    -desk

    Windows on the whole desk will be taken into account.

    -x/-y

    These are required when issuing the move-command.

    -width/-height

    These are required whenever you want to resize windows.

    Examples

    WinCommand -pattern term  iconify

    This command will  iconify all terminals. Since the specified pattern is a regular expression, something like this also works:

    WinCommand -pattern "(term)|(moz)"  iconify

    This will  iconify all terminals and mozilla-browser windows.

    WinCommand -pattern xmm jump

    will jump to your xmms. In this situation, it's far more advisable to use GWCommand though.

    It is probably not a good idea to delete windows while windows are being arranged.



AfterStep Documentation   -   October 2005     ( 80% complete )

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