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    This is intended as an overview of what AfterStep has to offer,
    the documentation holds information how to achieve these things.

  • AfterStep proper

    • Fully controlable behaviour:
      • Window Placement & decor ( on a per-window basis )
      • fully configurable keyboard and mouse behaviour
      • almost full EWMH compliance

  • Modules ( can be started multiple times )

    • Wharf ( application launcher )
      • Can swallow any app or applet (gnome/kde applets not supported)
      • Can have any shape and ( multi ) ( column / row ) layout
    • WinList ( shows open windows )
      • Horizontal or vertical
      • Arbitrary number of rows/columns
    • Pager ( virtual desktops )
      • Desktops and Viewports
      • Arbitrary number of rows/columns
    • WinTabs ( groups several windows into a tabed one )
    • WinCommand ( control of windows )
      • understands regular expressions for selecting windows to affect
      • Supports the commands: center, center jump, jump, iconify, deiconify, group, kill, move, raize, resize, sendtodesk
      • GUI frontend ( GWCommand ) for ease of use
  • Helper Tools

    • ASWallpaper ( desktop background utility )

    • ASFileBrowser ( imagebrowser to view ASXML images among others )

    • ASRun ( run dialogue )

    • Ident ( displays window properties )

    • ASDocGen ( Documentation generation system )
      • supported documentation formats:
          man pages, Docbook XML, html, php

 

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