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WinCommand - AfterStep module for choosing and manipulating

WinCommand(1x) AfterStep X11 window manager WinCommand(1x)

NAME

WinCommand - AfterStep module for choosing and manipulating windows based on patterns
 
 
 

CONFIGURATION OPTIONS

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 parameters 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.
 
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