FVWM Tips

Here is the list of tips:

FvwmWiki Tips Pages

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.

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

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

CenterPlacement
Various ways to center a window.

RandomWallPaper
Setting random background images.

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

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

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

Transparency
A few tips about Transparent FvwmButtons.

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

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.

MouseGestures
Running Fvwm commands with Mouse Gestures.

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.

FvwmIconMan
Some tips about the module FvwmIconMan.

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

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

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