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       FvwmSave - the FVWM desktop-layout saving module


       FvwmSave is spawned by fvwm, so no command line invocation will work.


       When  called,  this  module  will  attempt to save your current desktop
       layout into a file called new.xinitrc. Ideally,  this  file  will  look
       just  like  .xinitrc, but in reality, you will have to edit it to get a
       usable configuration, so be sure to keep a backup of your old .xinitrc.

       Your  applications  must  supply  certain hints to the X window system.
       Emacs, for example, does not, so FvwmSave  can’t  get  any  information
       from it.

       Also,  FvwmSave  assumes that certain command line options are globally
       accepted by applications, which may not be the case.


       The NoClutter program, and the concept for interfacing this  module  to
       the Window Manager, are all original work by Robert Nation

       Copyright  1994, Robert Nation. No guarantees or warranties or anything
       are provided or implied in any way whatsoever. Use this program at your
       own  risk.  Permission to use this program for any purpose is given, as
       long as the copyright is kept intact.


       During initialization, NoClutter will eventually search a configuration
       file   which   describes  the  time-outs  and  actions  to  take.   The
       configuration  file  is  the  same   file   that   fvwm   used   during

       If  the  NoClutter  executable  is  linked  to  another  name, ie ln -s
       NoClutter OtherClutter, then another module called OtherClutter can  be
       started,  with  a  completely  different  configuration than NoClutter,
       simply by changing the keyword  NoClutter  to  OtherClutter.  This  way
       multiple clutter-reduction programs can be used.


       NoClutter  can  be  invoked by inserting the line ’Module NoClutter’ in
       the .fvwmrc file. This can be placed on a line by itself, if  NoClutter
       is  to  be  spawned  during fvwm’s initialization, or can be bound to a
       menu or mouse button or keystroke to invoke it later. Fvwm will  search
       directory  specified  in the ModulePath configuration option to attempt
       to locate NoClutter.


       NoClutter reads the same .fvwmrc file as fvwm reads when it starts  up,
       and looks for lines similar to "*NoClutter 3600 Iconify". The format of
       these lines is "*NoClutter [time] [command]", where command is any fvwm
       built-in command, and time is the time in seconds between when a window
       looses focus and when the command is executed. At most 3 actions can be


       Robert Nation and Mr. Per Persson <> (Omnion on IRC)