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       FvwmWindowMenu - open configurable fvwm menu listing current windows


       FvwmWindowMenu should be spawned by fvwm(1) for normal functionality.

       Run this module from your StartFunction:

           AddToFunc StartFunction
           + I Module FvwmWindowMenu


       A substitute for fvwm builtin WindowList, but written in Perl and easy
       to customize. Unlike FvwmIconMan or FvwmWinList the module does not
       draw its own window, but instead creates an fvwm menu and asks fvwm to
       pop it up.

       By defining a set of regular expressions, windows may be sorted into
       sections based on a regexp matching the window name, class or resource
       and included in the menu.

       Similarly, another set of regular expressions can be used to exclude
       items from the menu.

       Any windows not matching an instance of the include or exclude list
       will be placed in the last section of the menu.


       Run the module, supposedly from StartFunction in .fvwm2rc:

           Module FvwmWindowMenu

       To actually invoke the menu add something like:

           Key Menu A N SendToModule FvwmWindowMenu \
               Post Root c c SelectOnRelease Menu


           Mouse 2 A N SendToModule FvwmWindowMenu Popup

       The additional parameters are any valid Menu command parameters without
       a menu name, see fvwm.

       Recognized actions are Post (or its alias Menu) and Popup, they create
       fvwm menus and invoke them using the corresponding commands Menu and
       Popup. If the module was started with "-g" switch, it additionally
       supports PostBar (not implemented yet).

       Set module options for windows to include (Show) or exclude (DontShow).
       The syntax is:

           *FvwmWindowMenu: ShowName pattern
           *FvwmWindowMenu: ShowClass pattern
           *FvwmWindowMenu: ShowResource pattern
           *FvwmWindowMenu: DontShowName pattern
           *FvwmWindowMenu: DontShowClass pattern
           *FvwmWindowMenu: DontShowResource pattern

       Pattern is a perl regular expression that will be evaluated in m//
       context. See perlre(1).

       For example:

           *FvwmWindowMenu: ShowResource ^gvim
           *FvwmWindowMenu: ShowName Galeon|Navigator|mozilla-bin|Firefox

       will define two sections containing respectively browsers, and GVim. A
       third section will contain all other windows.

       To only include matching windows, add:

           *FvwmWindowMenu: DontShowName .*


           *FvwmWindowMenu: DontShowName ^Fvwm
           *FvwmWindowMenu: DontShowClass Gkrellm

       will cause the menu to ignore windows with name beginning with Fvwm or
       class gkrellm.

       Other options:

       *FvwmWindowMenu: OnlyIconified {on|off}
           show only iconified windows

       *FvwmWindowMenu: AllDesks {on|off}
           show windows from all desks

       *FvwmWindowMenu: AllPages {on|off}
           show windows from all pages

       *FvwmWindowMenu: MaxLen 32
           max length in chars of entry

       *FvwmWindowMenu: MenuName MyMenu
           name of menu to popup

       *FvwmWindowMenu: MenuStyle MyMenuStyle
           name of MenuStyle to apply

       *FvwmWindowMenu: Debug {0,1,2,3}
           level of debug info output, 0 means no debug

       *FvwmWindowMenu: Function MyWindowListFunc
           function to invoke on menu entries; defaults to WindowListFunc

       *FvwmWindowMenu: ItemFormat formatstring
           how to format menu entries; substitutions are made as follows:

           %n, %i, %c, %r
               the window name, icon name, class or resource

           %x, %y
               the window x or y coordinates w.r.t. the page the window is on.

           %X, %Y
               the window x or y coordinates w.r.t. the desk the window is on.

           %d  the window desk number

           %m  the window’s mini-icon

           %M  the window’s mini-icon only for iconified windows, otherwise

           %t  a tab

           %%  a literal %

           The format string must be quoted. The default string is
           "%m%n%t%t(+%x+%y) - Desk %d".


       Fancy binding of the window menu to the right windows key on some
       keyboards. Hold this button while navigating using cursor keys, then
       release it.

           CopyMenuStyle * WindowMenu
           MenuStyle WindowMenu SelectOnRelease Super_R
           *FvwmWindowMenu: MenuStyle WindowMenu

           AddToFunc StartFunction I Module FvwmWindowMenu

           Key Super_R A A SendToModule FvwmWindowMenu Post Root c c WarpTitle


       Richard Lister <>.

       Scott Smedley <>.

       Mikhael Goikhman <>.