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tabbed — generic tabbed interface

Synopsis

tabbed [-c] [-d] [-h] [-s] [-v] [-g geometry] [-n name] [-p [s+/-]pos] [-r narg] [command...]

Description

tabbed is a simple tabbed container for applications which support XEmbed. Tabbed will then run the provided command with the xid of tabbed as appended argument. (See Examples.) The automatic spawning of the command can be disabled by providing the -s parameter. If no command is provided tabbed will just print its xid and run no command.

Options

-c
close tabbed when the last tab is closed. Mutually exclusive with -f.
-d
detaches tabbed from the terminal and prints its XID to stdout.
-f
fill up tabbed again by spawning the provided command, when the last tab is closed. Mutually exclusive with -c.
-h
will print the usage of tabbed.
-g geometry
defines the X11 geometry string, which will fixate the height and width of tabbed. Them form is [=][<width>{xX}<height>][{+-}<xoffset>{+-}<yoffset>]. See XParseGeometry(3) for further details.
-n name
will set the WM_CLASS attribute to name.
-p [ s +/-] pos
will set the absolute or relative position of where to start a new tab. When pos is is given without 's' in front it is an absolute position. Then negative numbers will be the position from the last tab, where -1 is the last tab. If 's' is given, then pos is a relative position to the current selected tab. If this reaches the limits of the tabs; those limits then apply.
-r narg
will replace the narg th argument in command with the window id, rather than appending it to the end.
-s
will disable automatic spawning of the command.
-t color
defines the selected background color. #RGB, #RRGGBB, and X color names are supported.
-T color
defines the selected foreground color.
-u color
defines the normal background color.
-U color
defines the normal foreground color.
-v
prints version information to stderr, then exits.

Usage

Ctrl-Shift-Return
open new tab
Ctrl-Shift-h
previous tab
Ctrl-Shift-l
next tab
Ctrl-Shift-j
move selected tab one to the left
Ctrl-Shift-k
move selected tab one to the right
Ctrl-Tab
toggle between the selected and last selected tab
Ctrl-t
open dmenu to either create a new tab appending the entered string or select an already existing tab.
Ctrl-q
close tab
Ctrl-[0..9]
jumps to nth tab
F11
Toggle fullscreen mode.

Examples

$ tabbed surf -e

$ tabbed urxvt -embed

$ tabbed xterm -into

$ $(tabbed -d >/tmp/tabbed.xid); urxvt -embed $(</tmp/tabbed.xid);

$ tabbed -r 2 st -w '' -e tmux

Customization

tabbed can be customized by creating a custom config.h and (re)compiling the source code. This keeps it fast, secure and simple.

Authors

See the License file for the authors.

License

See the License file for the terms of redistribution.

See Also

st(1)

Bugs

Please report them.

Referenced By

st(1), surf(1), tabbed-user(1).

tabbed-0.6