If I only open one program it fills the whole FvwmIconMan. Is it possible to determine a max size that a window is allowed to fill in the FvwmIconMan and then just leave the rest for empty space??
I still cannot Maximize windows in the FvwmIconMan. But I tried to download and use a config from the config section that contains a FvwmButtons that swallows a FvwmIconMan and when I use that config it works…bizzare.
Have a look at “MaxButtonWidth” and “MaxButtonWidthByColumns” in the FvwmIconman man page.
– Thomas Adam
Could not find either ind FvwmIconMan or FvwmIconButtons.
It is in the FvwmIconMan manpage though, just search for it
Where’d you get “FvwmIconButtons” from? Are you making up man pages, or random words now? Tell me something, bigblop (can I ask what your first name is? Only I find it odd having to address you via your nickname) – just how is it you go about trying to configure FVWM for yourself? It’s a serious question.
I’m not out to belittle you, or anything. I really am curious as to the steps you take to achieve a specific task in FVWM. The advice that you’re given here, via these forums… how do you go about learning to understand it? What is it you do, when you read a reply to a question you’ve answered?
I’m genuinely curious – and I would love to know. You don’t have to reply to this thread. You can always send me a private message, if that would help. I just struggle to understand how you can go so far off-beam, despite the fact the very thing you’re told to do is staring you in the face, half the time.
As I, and tBD have pointed out, the option to FvwmIconMan is in the man page for the 2.5.13 release of FVWM (and above), which I believe you’re using. I don’t know whether you’re aware of this, but if you fire up an xterm, or whatever your favourite terminal emulator you use, and type in:
And you then (once that has loaded), press:
You can then type in a phrase you want to search for. If you then keep pressing the “n” key – that’ll take you to the next match, if there is more than one, until there is no more matches.
– Thomas Adam
I use Fvwm 2.5.12-4 and was told that its only in 2.5.13 those features are included, so that would explain why could not find them.