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NAME

icewm-preferences - icewm preferences configuration file

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

Contains general settings like paths, colors and fonts, but also options to control the icewm focus behaviour and the applets which are started in the task bar. The icewm installation will provide a default preferences file, which can be copied to the icewm user configuration directory and modified.

FORMAT

FOCUS AND BEHAVIOR

The following preferences affect focus and general behavior of icewm(1):

Quick Switch List

Edge Workspace Switching

TASK BAR

The following preferences affect the icewm(1) task bar:

TIMINGS

BUITTONS AND KEYS

WORKSPACES

PATHS

PROGRAMS

WINDOW MENUS

THEME SETTINGS

This section shows settings that can be set in theme files. They can also be set in the preferences file, but themes will override the values set there. To override the theme values, the settings should be set in prefoverrides file: see icewm-prefoverrides(5). Default values are shown following the equal sign.

Description

Borders, Icons, Margins and Buttons

Fonts

Colors

Desktop Background

The following preferences are read by icewmbg(1):

Task Bar

EXAMPLES

FILES

Locations for the preferences file are as follows:

SEE ALSO

icewm(1), icewm-prefoverride(5).

AUTHOR

Brian Bidulock.

LICENSE

IceWM is licensed under the GNU Library General Public License. See the COPYING file in the distribution.

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