|author||Anselm R. Garbe <email@example.com>||2006-07-16 23:26:50 +0200|
|committer||Anselm R. Garbe <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2006-07-16 23:26:50 +0200|
simplified man page
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1 files changed, 28 insertions, 35 deletions
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-.TH DWM 1 dwm-0.1
+.TH DWM 1 dwm-0.2
dwm \- dynamic window manager
@@ -6,46 +6,29 @@ dwm \- dynamic window manager
.RB [ \-v ]
-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.
-In tiled mode
-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.
-In floating mode
-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
-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
-reads from standard input to display status text, if written.
-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.
prints version information to standard output, then exits.
-is customized through editing its source code. It is assumed that
-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
@@ -108,7 +91,11 @@ Append
tag to cureent
-.SS Mouse Control
+Zooms the clicked
+to master column
@@ -123,3 +110,9 @@ Lowers current
+is customized through editing its source code. This keeps it fast, secure and
+simple. The source code contains the
+keyword to highlight relevant portions for customization.