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FvwmConsoleC.pl(1)		 Fvwm Modules		    FvwmConsoleC.pl(1)

NAME
       FvwmConsoleC.pl - Command editor	for fvwm command input interface

SYNOPSIS
       FvwmConsole -e /usr/X11/lib/fvwm/FvwmConsoleC.pl

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 1996, Toshi Isogai. No	guarantees or warranties are provided.
       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.

DESCRIPTION
       FvwmConsoleC.pl	offers	editing	capabilities  while  the  user	is en-
       tering  the line.  By default, the line editing commands	are similar to
       those  of emacs.	It also	offers substitution , which replaces a pattern
       to a string before it sends the command.

FUNCTIONS
       Functions are bound to a	key or key combination to be invoked. The fol-
       lowings are functions available and their default key bindings.

	      bind   Meta-k, Ctrl-x Ctrl-b
		     List up key bindings and substitutions.

	      boh
		     Move to the beginning of history.

	      boh_ign_mode  Esc-_
		     Move  to  the  beginning  of  history. If it is in	search
		     mode, continue.

	      bol    Home, Ctrl-a
		     Move cursor to the	beginning of the line.

	      bs[(n)] BackSpace, Ctrl-h
		     Backspace n times.	default	of n is	1.

	      cancel Ctrl-x Ctrl-k
		     Cancel the	current	input.

	      del_back_line
		     Delete the	line from the beginning	to the cursor.

	      del_back_word Ctrl-w
		     Delete the	word from the beginning	to the cursor.

	      del_char [(n)] Delete, Ctrl-d
		     Delete n characters from the cursor to the	right. Default
		     of	n is 1.

	      del_forw_line Ctrl-k
		     Delete the	line from the cursor to	the end.

	      del_forw_word Meta-d
		     Delete the	word from the cursor to	the end.

	      del_line Ctrl-u
		     Delete the	entire line.

	      enter  Enter, Ctrl-j, Ctrl-m
		     Perform  substitution  if applicable and send the line to
		     fvwm.

	      enter_wo_subst Meta-Enter
		     Send the line to fvwm without any substitution.

	      eoh
		     Move to the end of	history.

	      eoh_ign_mode Esc-_
		     Move to the end of	history. If it is in search mode, con-
		     tinue.

	      eol    End, Ctrl-e
		     Move the cursor to	the end	of line.

	      ins_char (str)
		     Insert string at the cursor.

	      ins_last_word Esc-.
		     Insert  the  last argument	of the previous	command	at the
		     cursor.

	      ins_nth_word Meta-[1..9]
		     Insert the	n-th argument of the previous command  at  the
		     cursor.

	      list_func	Meta-l
		     List up available editing functions.

	      next_char	Right, Ctrl-f
		     Move the cursor to	the next character.

	      next_line	Down, Ctrl-n
		     Move to the next line in history.

	      next_word	Meta-f
		     Move the cursor to	the next word.

	      prefix
		     Wait for the next character typed in  for multi-key bind-
		     ing.

	      prev_char	Left, Ctrl-b
		     Move the cursor to	the previous character.

	      prev_line	Up, Ctrl-p
		     Move to the previous line in history.

	      prev_word	Meta-b
		     Move the cursor to	the previous word.

	      quote  Ctrl-q
		     Insert the	next character	typed  into  the  buffer  lit-
		     erally.

	      search Ctrl-s
		     Search pattern in history.

	      search_rev Ctrl-r
		     Search pattern in history in reverse order.

	      subst  Meta-s
		     Substitute	 all patterns to strings and reprint the line.
		     The substitutions are not nested and performed in the or-
		     der that they are defined.

CONFIGURATION
       The  key	binding	can be overridden or defined in	fvwm module configura-
       tion.

	      *FvwmConsole: Key	\ck prev_line

       Non-space character sequence need not be	quoted.	 In order to undefine,
       omit the	last argument.

	      *FvwmConsole: Key	\ck

       Note  that non-meta character is	case sensitive.	 \c means control key,
       \e means	escape,	and \m is alt key.
       It also accepts Subst configuration. Users often	input long  fvwm  com-
       mand  repeatedly.  Subst	will replace particular	input sequence to user
       defined string. Example:

	      *FvwmConsole: Subst '^bigx' 'Exec	xterm -g 120x60+0+0 -fn	 10x20
	      -fg black	-bg lemonchiffon'

       Typing 'bigx<return>' in	FvwmConsole will launch	xterm. '^' denotes the
       beginning of line in regular expression.	 'pl' in  the  middle  of  the
       command	will  not be replaced. Although	the format looks different, it
       takes Perl regular expression.  It just uses single or double quote  as
       the  delimiter.	 Single	 or double quotes have no difference, although
       they have to match, and cannot include itself in	the string.

	      *FvwmConsole: Subst '^g\s*(\d+)' 'Desk 0 0\nGotoPage  0  $1\nFo-
	      cus'

       Entering	'g4' or	'g  4' will jump to desk 0 page	0 4 and	focus.

INVOCATION
       FvwmConsoleC.pl should be invoked by FvwmConsole.

SEE ALSO
       FvwmConsole(1x),	perlre(1)

AUTHOR
       Toshi Isogai

3rd Berkeley Distribution  05 September	2019 (2.6.9)	    FvwmConsoleC.pl(1)

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