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FvwmDragWell(1)			 FVWM Modules		       FvwmDragWell(1)

NAME
       FvwmDragWell - A	XDND drag well

SYNOPSIS
       FvwmDragWell

       FvwmDragWell  is	a Xdnd drag well.  The user sends the data and type to
       the drag	well via a fvwm	SendToModule command.  The drag	well indicates
       that  it	 received the information via a	crude animation.  The user may
       then drag the information from the well to other	applications that sup-
       port  the  Xdnd	standard.   The	fvwm module FvwmWharf accepts drops of
       type "text/uri-list".

INITIALIZATION
       During initialization, FvwmDragWell gets	config info from fvwm's	module
       configuration  database (see fvwm(1), section MODULE COMMANDS).	If the
       FvwmDragWell executable is linked to another name, i.e. ln -s FvwmDrag-
       Well  OtherDragWell,  then  another  module called OtherDragWell	can be
       started,	with a completely different configuration  than	 FvwmDragWell,
       simply  by changing the keyword FvwmDragWell to OtherDragWell. This way
       multiple	FvwmDragWell programs may be used.

USE
       Data is sent to the module from fvwm using  the	SendToModule  Command.
       The form	of the send to module command is:

       SendToModule modulename dragtype	type-string, dragdata data

       type-string is a	quoted string that declares the	type of	"data" and how
       the data	will be	exported.  The "typestring" string is converted	to  an
       XAtom.	The  user  should use standard Mime type strings, all in lower
       case.  Note that	the module does	no data	conversion.

       There is	one exception to the above format.  If the datatype string  is
       omitted,	 the  module assumes that the user is passing a	file or	direc-
       tory path.  In this case, the string "file://$hostname/"	 is  prepended
       to the data, and	the data is exported as	type "text/uri-list".

       Examples:

       SendToModule FvwmDragWell dragdata /usr/local/libexec/fvwm/2.4.0

       On hostname saturn, the drag well will convert the data to "file://sat-
       urn/usr/local/libexec/fvwm/2.4.0" and will  export  the	data  as  type
       "text/uri-list".	 The long form of this command would be

       SendToModule FvwmDragWell dragtype text/uri-list, \
	    dragdata file://saturn/usr/local/libexec/fvwm/2.3.8

INVOCATION
       FvwmDragWell  must  be invoked from fvwm, so no command line invocation
       will work.

CONFIGURATION OPTIONS
       FvwmDragWell reads the same .fvwm2rc file as fvwm reads when it	starts
       up, and looks for certain configuration options:

       *FvwmDragWell: Geometry geometry
	      Completely  or  partially	specifies the Fvwm window location and
	      geometry,	in standard X11	notation. The default size is 48x48.

       *FvwmDragWell: DragWellGeometry geometry
	      Specifies	the geometry of	the drag box in	the FvwmDragWell  win-
	      dow, in the standard X11 notation.  Default is 30x30+9+9

       *FvwmDragWell: Colorset	colorset
	      The  colorset is used for	the background and shading of the drag
	      well.  See the man page of FvwmTheme for a description  of  col-
	      orsets.

       *FvwmDragWell: Fore Color
	      The foreground color.  The default foreground color is grey60.

       *FvwmDragWell: Back Color
	      The background color.  The default background color is black.

       *FvwmDragWell: Shadow Color
	      The  shadow  color  of the button	relief.	The default foreground
	      relief color is grey20.

       *FvwmDragWell: Hilite Color
	      The hilight color	of the button relief. The  default  background
	      relief color is grey90.

BUGS
CREDITS	and COPYRIGHTS
       The concept for interfacing this	module to the Window Manager by	Robert
       Nation.	No guarantees or warranties or anything	are  provided  or  im-
       plied  in any way whatsoever.  Use this program at your own risk.  Per-
       mission to use this program for any purpose is given, as	 long  as  the
       copyright is kept intact.

3rd Berkeley Distribution (not released	yet) (2.5.20)	       FvwmDragWell(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | INITIALIZATION | USE | INVOCATION | CONFIGURATION OPTIONS | BUGS | CREDITS and COPYRIGHTS

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