The wm Command
The wm command has about 20 operations that interact with the window manager. The general form of the command is:
wm operation win ?args?
In all cases the win argument must be a toplevel. Otherwise, an error is raised. In many cases, the operation either sets or queries a value. If a new value is not specified, then the current settings are returned. For example, this command returns the current window geometry:
wm geometry . => 300x200+327+20
This command defines a new geometry:
wm geometry . 400x200+0+0
There are lots of wm operations, and this reflects the complex protocol with UNIX window managers. The summary below lists the subset of operations that I find useful. The operations can be grouped into four main categories: ...