FVWM Tips

Here is the list of tips:

FvwmWiki Tips Pages

CapsLockAsModifier
This describes how to configure CapsLock as a Modifier for Key and Mouse bindings.

GradientBackgrounds
This descibes how to get nice gradients on different fvwm desktops or pages.

FvwmIconMan
Some tips about the module FvwmIconMan.

RxvtRunDialogue
This uses Rxvt to configure pop up a little dialog you can type a command to execute.

FvwmStartup
This describes how Fvwm Starts.

FocusStealing
Some applications want to steal focus when an event is trigered. This describes how to disable apps from stealing focus in Fvwm.

ResizeWindowCenter
Describes how to resize a window and then center it.

ThumbnailsAsIcons
This will take a screenshot of your window before Iconifying it and use that as the Icon that is placed on the Desktop.

TogglingWindows
This function will toggle windows from a Menu entry, FvwmButton, etc. If the window is not running it will launch it, if it is running on a different desk/page, it will move it to the current desk/page. If it is currently visible it will close it.

RandomWallPaper
Setting random background images.

XTermRunDialogue
This uses Rxvt to configure pop up a little dialog you can type a command to execute.

SwallowXloadFvwmButtons
This describes how to build a system monintor by Swallowing xload inside of FvwmButtons.

BorderMaximize
When Maximizing windows, you may not want them to cover the full screen, so they don't cover panels. This tip shows how to configure Fvwm to not use the full screen when Maximizing windows.

Transparency
A few tips about Transparent FvwmButtons.

IconsOnDesktop
Using FvwmButtons to put icons on the Desktop to launch applications.

CenterPlacement
Various ways to center a window.

MouseGestures
Running Fvwm commands with Mouse Gestures.

AutoHidingWindows
This describes how to configure windows to hide themselves by using WindowShade and the FvwmAuto Module.