Tutorial following the default binds specified in the header file config.def.h.
[Shift]+[Alt]+[Enter] - launch terminal [Alt]+[p] - dmenu for running program like x-www-browser
By default there are 9 tags. You can think of them as workspaces, though pedantically they are tags.
Launch a few terminals and dwm will tile the windows between the master and
stack. A new terminal appears on the master window. Existing windows
are pushed upon a stack to the right of the screen.
windows between master and stack.
To move a terminal pane/tile/window to another tag you select the window by
hovering over the window. Then execute the bind
[Shift]+[Alt]+ to move the
window to the 2 tag.
[Alt]+ moves your focus to tag 2.
As stated in the manpage you can click tags with the left
mouse button and simulating
[Alt]+[tag number], but you can also click an
other tag with the right mouse button in order to bring those windows additionally
into your current focus.
To kill a window:
By default dwm is in tiled layout mode. Ensure it is tiled mode with:
You should also notice the
= symbol between the tag numbers and the title bar.
dwm has two further layout modes, floating
[Alt]+[m]. Monocle is good for ensuring a window is kept
maximised and focused. This is useful in web kiosk environments and watching
Floating layout will be familiar to Windows users. Use
[Alt]+[mouse button] to
move or resize a window.
To quit dwm cleanly: