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FVWM-THEMES-CONFIG(1)		 FVWM Utility		 FVWM-THEMES-CONFIG(1)

NAME
       fvwm-themes-config - fvwm-themes	manager	and configurator

SYNOPSIS
       fvwm-themes-config [ --help|-h ]	[ --version|-v ] [ --info|-i ] [
       --site ]	[ --pipe ] [ --show-themes ] [ --show-components ] [
       --show-dir ] [ --theme|-t theme ] [ --show-info ] [ --show-cfg ]	[
       --show-value key	] [ --component	component ] [ --only-site ] [
       --only-user ] [ --fvwmscript ] [	--expand-rc|-e [file] ]	[ --fresh|-fr
       ] [ --reset|-r ]	[ --no-cfg-cache ] [ --load|-l component@theme ] [
       --drop|-u component@theme ] [ --option|-o component:option=value	] [
       --variant|-v component=variant ]	[ --set-locked component=0|1 ] [ --in-
       stall|-i	file ... ] [ --force-install|-fo ] [ --create-pack name	file
       ...]  [ --pack-prefix prefix ] [	--pack-extra-version x.x ] [ --tmp-dir
       dir ] [ --com-mode ] [ --com-name name ]

DESCRIPTION
       This scripts creates and	changes	fvwm configuration to use with fvwm-
       themes accordingly to theme component definitions and user choices.

       It builds themes-rc in $FVWM_USERDIR, which is a	replacement for
       .fvwm2rc.

OPTIONS
       --help	 - show	the help and exit

       --version - show	the version and	exit

       --info	 - show	the configured information and exit

       --site -	use site configuration directory for output. The default is to
       use the user's directory.

       --pipe -	generate fvwm commands suitable	to use within fvwm's PipeRead
       (instead	of error messages, for example).

       --show-themes - shows list of all themes	(or ones specified by
       --theme).

       --show-components - shows all themes (or	ones specified by --theme)
       with all	their components (components are TAB justified).

       --show-dir - shows the theme directory of all themes (or	ones specified
       by --theme). These directories sit in themes/ parent directory of ei-
       ther user or site place.

       --theme theme - only theme(s) given by this parameter are queried, if
       given. Several instances	of --theme may be given.  By default all
       themes are queried.

       --show-info - shows an info for the component given in "--component"
       parameter.

       --show-cfg - shows an entire configuration hash for the component given
       in "--component"	parameter. To show only	one or several specified named
       values, --show-value may	be used.

       --show-value key	- shows	a value	by the key for the component given in
       "--component" parameter.	Several	instances of --show-value may be
       given.

       --component component - a working component for other parameters, may
       be of form component@theme.

       Example:
	 fvwm-themes-config --component	colors --show-value theme --show-value
       read-file

       --only-site - when specified together with --show-themes	or --show-com-
       ponents causes to take into account only	the site directory.

       --only-user - when specified together with --show-themes	or --show-com-
       ponents causes to take into account only	the user directory.

       --fvwmscript - when specified together with --show-themes or
       --show-components causes	the output to be formatted for FvwmScript.

       --expand-rc [file] - gets an FVWM configuration file and	expands	all
       includes	in one very long file, printed to standard output. If the file
       is not given $FVWM_USERDIR/themes-rc is taken.  This parameter can't be
       used with others.

       --fresh - refresh (regenerate) the fvwm configuration files needed to
       load themes, this includes files	in the user's directory:
       $FVWM_USERDIR/themes-rc,	$FVWM_USERDIR/themes-rc-2 and
       $FVWM_USERDIR/themes/current/theme.cfg.

       --reset - forget	all the	currently used components, use the components
       from the	default	theme and regenerate the user's	configuration cache.

       --no-cfg-cache -	don't use the existing configuration cache file, this
       file will be regenerated.

       --set-minimal-reload value - if value is	1, then	minimal	theme switch-
       ing is used, if value is	0, then	full theme switching is	used.

       --load component	- multiple "--load" parameters may be given. If	the
       parameter is of form component@theme, this specific theme component is
       used, if	it is of form @theme, all components of	the given theme	will
       be used.

       The process of "loading"	components consists of adding new components
       or replacing existing ones in the current theme.	It is possible that
       there will be conflicts during this operation. In this case, nothing is
       changed,	negative status	is returned and	the error message is printed.

       --drop component	- the opponent for "--load", these parameters may be
       mixed. Tries to unload the given	component without breaking dependan-
       cies. [@theme] part of component	name may be omitted.

       --option	component:option=value - set another component option value.
       The option may be either	the option name	or its index in	the option
       list starting from 1 (use 0 to represent	the default option).  The
       value may be either the value name or its index in the option value
       list starting from 1 (use 0 to represent	the default option value).

       --variant component=variant - set another component variant if a	given
       component has variants. The variant may be either the variant name or
       its index in the	variant	list starting from 1 (use 0 to represent the
       default component variant).

       --set-locked component=value - set (if value is 1) or unset (if value
       is 0) a locked state of the given component. When the component from
       the current theme is locked, "--load @theme" will not replace it, it
       can only	be replaced by explicit	"--load	component@theme".

       Five last parameters may	be combined together and multiple parameters
       are possible. If	--load and --drop parameters are given,	first it will
       be unloaded all given components	and then loaded	all given components,
       not vice	versus.	After that --variant and --option parameters will take
       place, i.e. it is possible to load a component and immediately change
       its options.

       --install theme.tar.{gz,bz2} ...	- install the specified	tarballs into
       the site	(if --site is alos given) or into the user's themes directory
       by verifying and	unpacking the contents of the tarballs.

       --force-install - during	the installation of a theme remove existing
       theme with the same name	without	prompting.

       --create-pack pack theme1 theme2	... - create a gzipped tarball named
       ft-pack-VERSION.tar.gz made of the specified theme(s) found in the
       user's themes directory or in the site directory	if --site is also
       given. VERSION is the version of	FVWM Themes.

       --pack-prefix prefix - replace "ft" by "prefix" in the name of the
       gzipped tarball created via the --create-pack option.

       --pack-extra-version x.x	- add _x.x to VERSION in the name of the
       gzipped tarball created via the --create-pack option.

       --tmp-dir dir - full path to a directory	that can be use	as a temporary
       working directory. Default is /tmp. This	option is used only with
       --create-pack.

       --com-mode - run	fvwm-themes-config under the "communication mode".
       See, the	fvwm-themes-com	and fvwm-themes-menuapp	manual pages for more
       information on this option.  You	need to	read the code to know the com-
       munication commands.

       --com-name name - use name as name for communication with
       fvwm-themes-com.	 By default, "config" is used, but you should use
       "config-pid" as name where pid is the pid of the	program	that want to
       talk to fvwm-themes-config so that fvwm-themes-config can exit if this
       program exit and	so that	fvwm-themes-config can kill the	program	if an
       internal	error happen in	fvwm-themes-config. On the other hand, if you
       want to talk with fvwm-themes-config in,	say, a terminal	you must not
       give an name as "config-an_integer" as name.

USAGE
       Usually you don't need to run this script manually, it is called	using
       different interfaces (menus and more).

       To start	with fvwm-themes, run this:

	 fvwm-themes-config --reset

       This command automatically called in fvwm-themes-start when needed, it
       will create the "current" theme in the user space, equivalent to	the
       "default" one. If "--site" parameter is also given, it will be created
       in the system space instead.

       Info examples:

	 fvwm-themes-config --show-themes  # shows a list of all themes
	 fvwm-themes-config --show-components  # show all themes+components
	 fvwm-themes-config --show-themes --component windowlook
	 fvwm-themes-config --show-components --theme migo --theme default

	 fvwm-themes-config --component	colors \
	   --show-value	theme --show-value read-file
	 fvwm-themes-config --component	colors@cde --show-value	option
	 fvwm-themes-config --component	_core --show-value memory

       Other examples:

	 fvwm-themes-config --load @afterstep  # load theme "afterstep"
	 fvwm-themes-config --drop modules@afterstep  #	unload component
	 fvwm-themes-config --variant settings/stroke=2	 # turn	on stroke
	 fvwm-themes-config --variant settings/stroke=0	 # use default (1)
	 fvwm-themes-config --option bindings:switch-mouse-2-3=no
	 fvwm-themes-config --set-locked colors=1 --set-locked globalfeel=0

	 fvwm-themes-config --install --site metallic.tar.gz wooden.tar.gz
	 fvwm-themes-config --create-pack martyns -tmp-dir . metallic wooden

AUTHORS
       Mikhael Goikhman	<migo@homemail.com>, 31	Dec 1999.

       Olivier Chapuis <olivier.chapuis@free.fr> (some small things and	the
       communication loop implementation).

COPYING
       The script is distributed by the	same terms as fvwm-themes itself.  See
       GNU General Public License for details.

BUGS
       Report bugs to fvwm-themes-devel@lists.sourceforge.net.

perl v5.8.1			  2003-10-20		 FVWM-THEMES-CONFIG(1)

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