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urxvt-matcher(1)		 RXVT-UNICODE		      urxvt-matcher(1)

NAME
       matcher - match strings in terminal output and change their rendition

DESCRIPTION
       Uses per-line display filtering ("on_line_update") to underline text
       matching	a certain pattern and make it clickable. When clicked with the
       mouse button specified in the "matcher.button" resource (default	2, or
       middle),	the program specified in the "matcher.launcher"	resource
       (default, the "url-launcher" resource, "sensible-browser") will be
       started with the	matched	text as	first argument.	 The default
       configuration is	suitable for matching URLs and launching a web
       browser,	like the former	"mark-urls" extension.

       The default pattern to match URLs can be	overridden with	the
       "matcher.pattern.0" resource, and additional patterns can be specified
       with numbered patterns, in a manner similar to the "selection"
       extension.  The launcher	can also be overridden on a per-pattern	basis.

       It is possible to activate the most recently seen match or a list of
       matches from the	keyboard.  Simply bind a keysym	to "matcher:last" or
       "matcher:list" as seen in the example below.

       The "matcher:select" action enables a mode in which it is possible to
       iterate over the	matches	using the keyboard and either activate them or
       copy them to the	clipboard. While the mode is active, normal terminal
       input/output is suspended and the following bindings are	recognized:

       "Up"
	   Search for a	match upwards.

       "Down"
	   Search for a	match downwards.

       "Home"
	   Jump	to the topmost match.

       "End"
	   Jump	to the bottommost match.

       "Escape"
	   Leave the mode and return to	the point where	search was started.

       "Enter"
	   Activate the	current	match.

       "y" Copy	the current match to the clipboard.

       It is also possible to cycle through the	matches	using a	key
       combination bound to the	"matcher:select" action.

       Example:	load and use the matcher extension with	defaults.

	   URxvt.perl-ext:	     default,matcher

       Example:	use a custom configuration.

	   URxvt.url-launcher:	     sensible-browser
	   URxvt.keysym.C-Delete:    matcher:last
	   URxvt.keysym.M-Delete:    matcher:list
	   URxvt.matcher.button:     1
	   URxvt.matcher.pattern.1:  \\bwww\\.[\\w-]+\\.[\\w./?&@#-]*[\\w/-]
	   URxvt.matcher.pattern.2:  \\B(/\\S+?):(\\d+)(?=:|$)
	   URxvt.matcher.launcher.2: gvim +$2 $1

9.22				  2017-07-02		      urxvt-matcher(1)

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