FvwmSaveDesk - another FVWM desktop-layout saving module
FvwmSaveDesk is spawned by fvwm, so no command line invo-
cation will work.
When called, this module will attempt to save your current
desktop layout as a fvwm function definition into the file
.fvwmdesk in your home directory. The function is named
StartupFunction InitFunction to startup all Programms on
all Workspaces. If fvwm is compiled with the M4 option,
you can include this file in .fvmrc else you have to
insert this file by hand. Your applications must supply
certain hints to the X window system. Emacs, for example,
does not, so FvwmSaveDesk can't get any information from
Also, FvwmSaveDesk assumes that certain command line
options are globally accepted by applications, which may
not be the case.
SETUP IF FVWM IS COMPILED WITH THE M4 OPTION
Fvwm has to be called with the option
The first line in .fvwmrc should be
to avoid problems. You can the include the file .fvwmdesk
Insert the following line into the Function InitFunction
Function "I" StartupFunction
If you have GNU's m4 another possiblity is to compile fvwm
with GNU_M4_OPTION_P and use
So you don't need to undefine `include'.
FvwmSaveDesk can be invoked by inserting the line 'Module
Fvwm will search directory specified in the ModulePath
configuration option to attempt to locate FvwmSaveDesk.
Carsten Paeth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
based on FvwmSave written by Robert Nation and Mr. Per
Persson <email@example.com> (Omnion on IRC)
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