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Wharf introduction The Wharf module is a free-floating application loader that can execute programs, "Swallow" running programs, and contain "Folders" of more applications, among other things.

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Wharf button example:
*Wharf IRC normal/IRCTransparent ExecInTerm "BitchX" -title "BitchX IRC" +sb -tr -sh 50 -fg white -bg black -e BitchX irc.freenode.net &
*Wharf IRC normal/IRCTransparent Exec "XCHAT" xchat &

General Wharf configuration options:

*WharfAnimateDelay 2
*WharfAnimateSteps 5
*WharfAnimateStepsMain 5

*WharfBalloonXOffset 10
*WharfBalloonYOffset -15
*WharfBalloonDelay 120
*WharfBalloonCloseDelay 1200
*WharfBalloonStyle "*WharfBalloon"
*WharfBalloonBorderHilite Right,Bottom


*WharfRows 1
*WharfGeometry +5+30
*WharfBevel Bottom,Right,NoOutline,Extra

The Wharf Module can have virtually any shape and is confirugable through the following options:

Wharf entries look like this:

*Wharf Name - Size x y
*Wharf Name - Transient
*Wharf Name Icon Command &

where the 2 first lines are optional, depending weither you want to change the size of your button, or don't want it to be pushable and display balloons respectively. If you want a button to be shown, despite having no function use Nop "-" as Command.

AfterStep Documentation   -   October 2005     ( 80% complete )