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A minimal appearance, full-function window manager.

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06 May 2003
MIWM(1)                              General Commands Manual                              MIWM(1)

NAME miwm - a minimal appearance, full-function window manager
SYNOPSIS miwm
DESCRIPTION MIWM is Ben Wise's MInimal Window Manager. It is pronounced 'my whim'. The goal of miwm is to be a fully functional window manager, while retaining a very spare (Zen or Spartan, as you please) appearance and command-set.
WARNING This man page is VERY MUCH under construction. It is not complete, and blatantly contains leftover pieces of the man page I used as a template. Do not rely on anything you find here.
COMMANDS The notation for describing commands is that Mouse-1-frame means 'button 1 click on frame', C-Mouse-3-root means 'control button 3 click on root', Mouse-1-frame Raise. Mouse-2-frame Move. Mouse-2-root Select virtual workspace. Mouse-3-frame Hide. Filenames passed to miwm can be directories or deleted files. If a directory that is not deleted is passed to miwm, then the deleted files or directories in it will be restored; if the recursive option is specified, then all deleted files or directories in any of its children will be restored as well. The shell wildcards * and ?, as well as shell brace notation using [ and ], are inter‐ preted correctly by miwm. It is possible to pass wildcards to the program without the wildcards being intercepted by the shell by setting noglob (in csh) or by quoting the wildcards. To delete a file that actually has a wildcard in its name, you must precede the quoted wildcard with a quoted backslash. If no files are specified on the command line, miwm goes into interactive mode. In inter‐ active mode, the user is prompted to enter files to be restored, one file per line. Typ‐ ing a carriage return on an empty prompt line exits the program. Wildcards and quoting backslashes can be entered directly at the prompt without any shell interference (which is the main reason there is an interactive mode).
OPTIONS Miwm No command-line options.
KNOWN BUGS The code is too complicated. No icon support.
SEE ALSO 9wm(1), aewm(1)
AUTHOR Ben Paul Wise
RESTRICTIONS Copyright (c) 1998-2003 by Ben Paul Wise. All rights reserved. MIWM(1) specifies the terms and conditions for redistribution.
Ben Paul Wise 06 May 2003 MIWM(1)
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