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Anonymous, 04/30/2011 01:14 PM

Launcher\015\012\015\012{{>toc}}\015\012\015\012h2. Overview\015\012\015\012Launcher that combines modes/tagging of subtle with a browser search bar.\015\012\015\012{{lightbox(contrib/launcher, Launcher)}}\015\012\015\012Make sure that levenshtein.rb is also in the PATH otherwise launcher will not work\015\012\015\012h2. Features\015\012\015\012* Search for stuff via Google (Chrome/Opera/Firefox)\015\012* Point your browser directly to an uri\015\012* Launch programs in path\015\012* Create tags on the fly with #tag\015\012* Create views on the fly with view*\015\012* Set modes on the fly with *+* = full, *^* = float and *** = stick\015\012* Tab completion for programs, views and tags\015\012\015\012h2. Install\015\012\015\012Currently there is no package available and you need either to clone the repository:\015\012\015\012bq. hg clone\015\012\015\012Or download the latest archive:\015\012\015\012bq.\015\012\015\012_These scripts may work, if you encounter any problems please ask in the usual places._\015\012\015\012h2. Usage\015\012\015\012Either call it like @ruby launcher.rb from commandline or add following loader and grab to your subtle config.\015\012\015\012
{{hide}}\015\012begin\015\012  require "#{ENV["HOME"]}/path/to/launcher.rb"\015\012rescue LoadError => error\015\012  puts error\015\012end\015\012\015\012grab "W-x" do\015\012\015\012end\015\012
\015\012\015\012h2. Configuration\015\012\015\012Per default, the launcher uses *fixed
as font and loads entries from /usr/bin. This can be changed after requiring the launcher.rb and before running it for the first time.\015\012\015\012h3. Fonts\015\012\015\012
{{hide}}\015\012begin\015\012  require "#{ENV["HOME"]}/path/to/launcher.rb"\015\012\015\012  # Set fonts\015\012  Subtle::Contrib::Launcher.fonts = [\015\012    "xft:DejaVu Sans Mono:pixelsize=80:antialias=true",\015\012    "xft:DejaVu Sans Mono:pixelsize=12:antialias=true"\015\012  ]\015\012rescue LoadError => error\015\012  puts error\015\012end\015\012
\015\012\015\012h3. Paths\015\012\015\012
{{hide}}\015\012begin\015\012  require "#{ENV["HOME"]}/path/to/launcher.rb"\015\012\015\012  # Set paths\015\012  Subtle::Contrib::Launcher.paths = [ "/usr/bin", "~/bin" ]\015\012rescue LoadError => error\015\012  puts error\015\012end\015\012
\015\012\015\012h2. Examples\015\012\015\012|_. Insert |_. Description |\015\012| g subtle wm | Change to browser view and search for subtle wm via Google |\015\012| urxvt @editor | Open urxvt on view @editor with dummy tag |\015\012| urxvt @editor #work | Open urxvt on view @editor with tag work |\015\012| urxvt #work | Open urxvt and tag with tag work |\015\012| urxvt -urgentOnBell | Open urxvt with the urgentOnBell option |\015\012| +urxvt | Open urxvt and set full mode |\015\012| ^urxvt | Open urxvt and set floating mode |\015\012| *urxvt | Open urxvt and set sticky mode |\015\012| urx<hit tab> | Open urxvt (tab completion) |\015\012