# [hackers] [wmii] fix typos in doc/wmii.tex || Alexandru Ghitza

From: <hg_AT_suckless.org>
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2009 20:00:40 +0000 (UTC)

changeset: 2480:53fc88a039f0
tag: tip
user: Alexandru Ghitza <aghitza_AT_alum.mit.edu>
date: Sun Aug 30 14:55:43 2009 +1000
files: doc/wmii.tex
description:
fix typos in doc/wmii.tex

diff -r 98917f55b770 -r 53fc88a039f0 doc/wmii.tex
--- a/doc/wmii.tex Sun Aug 30 16:00:22 2009 -0400
+++ b/doc/wmii.tex Sun Aug 30 14:55:43 2009 +1000
@@ -180,7 +180,7 @@
its views\footnote{Views in \wmii\ are akin to workspaces or
virtual desktops in other window managers, but with some subtle
differences.}, its state). Most files can be written to update
-the the state they describe. For instance,
+the state they describe. For instance,
|/client/sel/ctl| describes the state of the selected
client. If a client is fullscreen, it contains the line:

@@ -230,7 +230,7 @@

\wmii\ includes two simple, external menu programs. The first,
-\wimenu, is keyboard-based, and is used launch programs and
+\wimenu, is keyboard-based, and is used to launch programs and
generally prompt the user for input. It provides a list of
completions which are automatically filtered as you type. The
second, \wiIXmenu, is mouse-based, and is generally used to
@@ -244,7 +244,7 @@
can be performed without touching the mouse, including
launching, closing, moving, resizing, and selecting programs.
New keybindings of any complexity can easily be added to handle
-any missing functionality, or to simplify any repetative tasks.
+any missing functionality, or to simplify any repetitive tasks.

\subsection{The Mouse}

@@ -285,7 +285,7 @@
Before you run |xinit|, make sure you know how to switch
session is probably on terminal 5 or 7. You should be able to
-switched between your terminals by pressing
+switch between your terminals by pressing
Ctrl-Alt-F$\langle n\rangle$. Assuming that your current X
session is on terminal 7, you should be able to switch between
it and your new session by pressing Ctrl-Alt-F7 and Ctrl-Alt-F8.
@@ -310,14 +310,14 @@
Penguin key, on the more tongue in cheek varieties.}, which
we'll specify as C-, A-, S-, and M-, respectively. So, <C-S-a>
means pressing ‘|a|’ while holding |Control| and |Shift|. We'll
-also express mouse clicks this way, which <M-Mouse1> signifying
+also express mouse clicks this way, with <M-Mouse1> signifying
a press of the right mouse button, with the Meta key depressed.
Buttons 4 and 5 are the up and down scroll wheel directions,
respectively.

\subsection{Floating Mode}

-Begining with what's familiar to most years, we'll first explore
+Begining with what's familiar to most users, we'll first explore
floating mode. First, we need to select the floating layer.
Press <M-Space>. You should see the titlebar of this window
change color. Now, press <M-Return> to launch a terminal.
@@ -326,9 +326,9 @@
around. You should be able to drag the window anywhere onscreen
without ever releasing the mouse button. As you drag near the
screen edges, you should notice a snap. If you try to drag the
-window fully off-screen, you'll find it constrined so that a
+window fully off-screen, you'll find it constrained so that a
portion always remains visible. Now, release the window and move
-the mose toward one of its corners. Press and hold
+the mouse toward one of its corners. Press and hold
<M-Mouse3>\footnote{The right button.}. As you drag the
mouse around, you should see the window resized accordingly.

@@ -391,7 +391,7 @@
each of the three terminals again. Do the same in max mode,
paying careful attention to the indicator to the right of the
-tilebar.
+titlebar.

Now that you can select windows, you'll want to move them
around. To move a window, just add the Shift key to the
@@ -411,7 +411,7 @@

-\wmii uses the “sloppy focus” model, which is to say, it focuses
+\wmii\ uses the “sloppy focus” model, which is to say, it focuses
windows when the mouse enters them and when you click them. It
focuses windows only when you select them with the keyboard,
click their titlebars, or press click them with <M-Mouse2>.
@@ -447,7 +447,7 @@

\section{Running Programs}

-You've already seen the convenience key binding to launch a
+You've already seen the convenient key binding to launch a
terminal, but what about other programs? To get a menu of all of
the executables in your path, type <M-p>. This should replace
the bar at the bottom of the screen with a prompt, followed by a
@@ -482,7 +482,7 @@
bottom of the screen. When you click it, you should see your
original terminal. Press <M-1> to come back here. Now, press
<M-3>, and <M-1> again to return here once more. Notice that the
-views were created when needed, and destoryed when no longer
+views were created when needed, and destroyed when no longer
necessary. If you want to select a view with a proper name, use
<M-t> and enter the name. Other than the dynamic creation of
views, this is still similar to the familiar X11 workspace
@@ -505,7 +505,7 @@
are attached to any matching views when they're created. So,
when you switch to an empty view, or tag a client with a new
tag, any clients with matching regular expressions are
-automatically added to it. When all explicitely tagged clients
+automatically added to it. When all explicitly tagged clients
disappear from the view, and it's no longer visible, clients
held there by regular expressions are automatically removed.

@@ -531,7 +531,7 @@
The \wmii\ control interface is largely event driven. Each event
is represented by a single, plain-text line written to the
|/event| file. You can think of this file as a named pipe. When
-reading it, you won't recieve an EOF\footnote{End of File} until
\wmii\ exits. Moreover, any lines written to the file will be
transmitted to all of its readers. Notable events include key
presses, the creation and destruction of windows, and changes of
@@ -580,8 +580,8 @@

\section{Bar Items}

-The bar described by the files in the two directories |/lbar/| and
-|/rbar/| for buttons of the left and right side of the bar,
+The bar is described by the files in the two directories |/lbar/| and
+|/rbar/| for buttons on the left and right side of the bar,
respectively. The format of the files is:

\begin{code}
@@ -638,7 +638,7 @@
attention as such, or declares that it's been satisfied, \wmii\
broadcasts an event for the client and an event for each view
that it belongs to, and fills in the client's layout box. It's
-the job of a script to decide how handle it above and beyond
+the job of a script to decide how to handle it above and beyond
that. The standard scripts simply mark urgent views with an
asterisk:

@@ -686,7 +686,7 @@
(it's in the parentheses, after the keysym). A \wmii-specific
utility is forthcoming.

-Examples key bindings:
+Examples of key bindings:

\begin{description}
\item[Windows® key + Capital A] |Mod4-Shift-A|
@@ -761,7 +761,7 @@

Most filesystem objects, including the root directory, have
control files, named |ctl|. The first line of most control files
-is the cannonical name of the directory they reside in, which
+is the canonical name of the directory they reside in, which
comes in handy for the special |sel/| directories, which are
aliases for the currently selected object of a group. The
following lines represent properties of the object. Control
@@ -791,7 +791,7 @@
\begin{description}
\item[ctl] The control file. The properties are:
\begin{description}
- \item[Fullscreen] The client's fullscreen state. Then
+ \item[Fullscreen] The client's fullscreen state. When
|on|, the client is displayed fullscreen on all of its
views. Possible values are |on|, |off|, and |toggle|.
\item[Urgent] The client's urgency state. When |on|, the
@@ -807,10 +807,10 @@
\item[label] The client's window title. May be written to
change the client's title.
\item[tags] The client's tags. Tag names are separated by |+|
- signs. Tags begining and ending with |/| are treated as
+ signs. Tags beginning and ending with |/| are treated as
regular expressions. If the written value begins with a |+|
or a |-|, the tags are updated rather than overwritten. Tag
- names which directly fillow a |-| sign are removed rather
+ names which directly follow a |-| sign are removed rather
minus sign are treated as exclusion expressions. For
example, the tag string |+/foo/-/food/| will match the tag
@@ -897,7 +897,7 @@
\item[select ‹Direction›]
Select the client in ‹Direction› where ‹Direction› may be
one of ‹up $\wedge$ down $\wedge$ left $\wedge$ right›.
- \item[send client ‹Client ID› ‹Area›] Send ‹Cleint ID› to
+ \item[send client ‹Client ID› ‹Area›] Send ‹Client ID› to
‹Area›. ‹Area› may be |sel| for the selected area, and
|client ‹Client ID›| may be |sel| for the currently selected
client.
@@ -984,7 +984,7 @@
\section{Command and Program Execution}

Perhaps the most important function we need to provide for is
-the execution of programs. Since \wmii\ users tend to use a lot
+the execution of programs. Since \wmii\ users tend to use
terminals often, we'll add a direct shortcut to launch one.
(with completions) and a separate menu to launch wmii specific
@@ -1064,10 +1064,10 @@
\item[label] The client's window title. May be written to
change the client's title.
\item[tags] The client's tags. Tag names are separated by |+|
- signs. Tags begining and ending with |/| are treated as
+ signs. Tags beginning and ending with |/| are treated as
regular expressions. If the written value begins with a |+|
or a |-|, the tags are updated rather than overwritten. Tag
- names which directly fillow a |-| sign are removed rather
+ names which directly follow a |-| sign are removed rather
minus sign are treated as exclusion expressions. For
example, the tag string |+/foo/-/food/| will match the tag
@@ -1108,7 +1108,7 @@
wmiir xwrite /ctl view \${2＃＃*-};;
\end{code}

-\section{Tieing it All Together}
+\section{Tying it All Together}

\begin{code}
#!/bin/sh
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