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       FvwmConsole - an fvwm command input interface


       Module FvwmConsole [options]

       FvwmConsole  can  only  be invoked by fvwm.  Command line invocation of
       the FvwmConsole module will not work.


       FvwmConsole  allows  the  user  to  type  fvwm  configuration  commands
       interactively,  and  have  them  executed  immediately.   This  tool is
       particularly  useful  for  testing  new  configuration  ideas,  or  for
       implementing temporary changes to your environment.


       FvwmConsole must be spawned as a module by fvwm.  FvwmConsole takes all
       xterm(1) options.

       FvwmConsole can be invoked by inserting the line  ’Module  FvwmConsole’
       in  the  .fvwm2rc  file.   This  can  be placed on a line by itself, if
       FvwmConsole is to be spawned during fvwm’s initialization,  or  can  be
       bound to a menu or mouse button or keystroke to invoke it later.


       FvwmConsole  uses  xterm(1).  All resources set for xterm are inherited
       unless overridden by command line options.

              Module FvwmConsole -g 40x10 -fg black -bg green3

       A different terminal emulator  can  be  specified  with  the  -terminal
       option.   However,  only  terminal programs that understand the options
       -name, -title and -e can be used.

              Module FvwmConsole -terminal rxvt

       Previous versions of FvwmConsole supported a  -e  option  to  choose  a
       different  front-end.   Although  this  option  is  still  provided for
       backwards compatibility its use is discouraged unless you know  exactly
       what you are doing.

              Module FvwmConsole -e


       Also X resources can be set in your ~/.Xdefaults file:

              FvwmConsole*VT100*geometry: 40x4
              FvwmConsole*font: 7x14


       There  are a few options.  If the GNU readline library is available, it
       can be used.

       If Perl5 is installed, can be used as a command editor.
       This  can  be accomplished by either copying to fvwmlib
       directory as FvwmConsoleC or invoking FvwmConsole with -e option.   For

              Module FvwmConsole -e

       If  neither  one  is  installed,  a simple input reading function which
       doesn’t have editing capabilities is used.

       GNU readline and have some frequent  used  commands  in
       common  as  default.   These  commands  are similar to emacs.  For more
       details, refer GNU readline man and info pages, and man

              Ctrl-A  - beginning of line
              Ctrl-B  - previous char
              Ctrl-D  - delete char
              Ctrl-E  - end of line
              Ctrl-F  - next char
              Ctrl-H  - backspace
              Ctrl-K  - erase to the end of line
              Ctrl-N  - next line
              Ctrl-P  - previous line
              Ctrl-R  - search reverse
              Ctrl-U  - delete line
              Meta-B  - previous word
              Meta-F  - next word
              Esc <   - beginning of history
              Esc >   - end of history


       FvwmConsole can be stopped by entering the EOF character (usually CTRL-

       Note! Do not use the "quit" command, as this is an fvwm builtin: typing
       "quit" at the FvwmConsole command line will cause fvwm to exit.


       xterm(1),, GNU Readline library


       FvwmConsole is the original work of Toshi Isogai.