# Clawsker manual page
# See COPYRIGHT and LICENSE sections below and COPYING file for details.
Clawsker - A Claws Mail Tweaker
B<clawsker> [B<-a>|B<--alternate-config-dir> I<dirname>] [B<-b>|B<--verbose>]
[B<-c>|B<--clawsrc> I<filename>] [B<-i>|B<--ignore-versions>]
[B<-r>|B<--read-only>] [B<-u>|B<--use-claws-version> I<version>]
Clawsker is an applet to edit the so called Claws Mail hidden preferences.
Claws Mail is a fast, lightweight and feature-rich MUA with a high number
of configurable options. To keep the binary small and fast some of these
preferences which are not widely used are not provided with a graphical
interface for inspection and/or modification.
Users wanting to edit such preferences had to face raw editing of their
configuration files, now you can do it with a convenient GTK interface
In adition to hidden features Clawsker can edit also some other settings
which usually can only be set indirectly. These include currently the
saved positions (and sizes when available) of Claws Mail windows and all
hot key mappings from application menus.
=item B<-a> | B<--alternate-config-dir> I<dirname>
Uses I<dirname> as Claws Mail configuration directory.
=item B<-b> | B<--verbose>
Tells more on the standard output.
=item B<-c> | B<--clawsrc> I<filename>
Uses I<filename> as Claws Mail resource configuration file. This sets
the full file name overriding any previous setting.
=item B<-h> | B<--help>
Shows a brief help screen.
=item B<-i> | B<--ignore-versions>
Ignores any version detected or set by B<-u> option. Almost all options
will be available.
=item B<-r> | B<--read-only>
Edits hidden preferences without saving the changes. It also works while
Claws Mail is running.
=item B<-u> | B<--use-claws-version> I<version>
Uses I<version> as Claws Mail version instead of the real one. The
I<version> argument is a list of integers, separated by dots if needed.
=item B<-v> | B<--version>
Shows version information for program, Perl-GTK and Claws Mail.
Weird option specifications may produce weird results (but otherwise correct).
A running Claws Mail cannot be detected when using the B<--clawsrc>
option because the directory containing the given file is not expected
to be a full Claws Mail configuration folder. If that is the case use
the B<--alternate-config-dir> option instead.
Detection will also fail if the temporary directory resolution differs.
This may happen, for example, when the value of the environment variable
B<TMPDIR>, under Clawsker is not the same that it was when Claws Mail
was launched. For Claws Mail versions greater than 3.17.8 different
values for B<XDG_RUNTIME_DIR> or B<XDG_CACHE_HOME> may also cause this.
=head1 SEE ALSO
L<List of hidden preferences|http://www.claws-mail.org/manual/claws-mail-manual.html#adv_hidden>
Main author is Ricardo Mones E<lt>email@example.comE<gt> with the help of
others. See the AUTHORS file on source tarball or git for a detailed list
Clawsker is Copyright 2007-2021 by Ricardo Mones Lastra.
This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program. If not, see E<lt>http://www.gnu.org/licenses/E<gt>.