Author: Anselm R. Garbe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2006 09:36:53 +0200
made dmenu.1 also concise
2 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)
diff --git a/config.mk b/config.mk
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
# dmenu version
-VERSION = 0.8
+VERSION = 0.9
# Customize below to fit your system
diff --git a/dmenu.1 b/dmenu.1
@@ -6,8 +6,7 @@ dmenu \- dynamic menu
.RB [ \-v ]
-is a generic menu for X, originally designed for
+dmenu is a generic menu for X, originally designed for
.BR dwm (1).
It manages huge amounts (up to 10.000 and more) of user defined menu items
@@ -16,49 +15,48 @@ efficiently.
prints version information to standard output, then exits.
-reads a list of newline-separated items from standard input and creates a menu.
-When the user selects an item or enters any text and presses Return, his choice
-is printed to standard output and
-is completely controlled by the keyboard. The following keys are recognized:
+dmenu reads a list of newline-separated items from standard input and creates a
+menu. When the user selects an item or enters any text and presses Return, his
+choice is printed to standard output and dmenu terminates.
+dmenu is completely controlled by the keyboard. The following keys are recognized:
-Any printable character
-Appends the character to the text in the input field. This works as a filter:
+.B Any printable character
+Appends the character to the text in the input field. This works as a filter:
only items containing this text will be displayed.
Select the previous/next item.
Copy the selected item to the input field.
Confirm selection and quit (print the selected item to standard output).
Confirm selection and quit (print the text in the input field to standard output).
Quit without selecting an item.
+.B Backspace (Control-h)
Remove enough characters from the input field to change its filtering effect.
Remove all characters from the input field.
-if Return is pressed on termination,
+is pressed and
-if Escape is pressed.
+is pressed on termination.
-is customized by creating a custom config.h and (re)compiling the source
+dmenu is customized by creating a custom config.h and (re)compiling the source
code. This keeps it fast, secure and simple.
.SH SEE ALSO
.BR dwm (1)