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FVWM: How Styles are Applied

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Configuring FVWM can seem like a chore at times. Indeed, there are certain aspects of it that are easy - and some that are less so. I've been helping people configure FVWM for some time now, and while I have delved into some of the more esoteric regions of FVWM, it seems that many people find the use of Style lines the hardest aspect to grasp. Hopefully this article will help clarify things.

What are Style lines?

Style lines (in FVWM parlance) are those lines in an FVWM configuration file which apply some specific style to a window. It could be, for instance, that one would want all windows called foobar to be sticky by default. Hence in one's .fvwm2rc file:

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