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.TH wmmixer 1 "April 02, 2002" Debian "Windowmaker Mixer Application"

.SH NAME
wmmixer \- A mixer application designed for WindowMaker
.SH DESCRIPTION
\fBwmmixer\fP is a mixer application designed for WindowMaker, although
there is nothing in the program that makes it require WindowMaker, except
maybe the NeXTStep look and the fact that it
properly docks. It can be used with other window managers without problems.
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B wmmixer [options]
.SH OPTIONS
This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options
starting with two dashes ('\-\-'). A summary of options is included below.
.TP
.B \-d,  \-\-display <\fIstring\fP>
Attempt to open a window on the named X display. In the absence of  this
option
the  display  specified  by the
.B DISPLAY
environment variable is used.
.TP
.B \-g, \-\-geometry <\fIstring\fP>
geometry to use, e.g. +100+100 to place it at 100/100
.TP
.B \-h, \-\-help
show help text and exit.
.TP
.B \-v, \-\-version
show program version and exit.
.TP
.B \-w, \-\-withdrawn
run the application in withdrawn mode. This is for use with WindowMaker or
other window managers supporting docks (e.g. KDE)
.TP
.B \-a, \-\-afterstep
use smaller window (for AfterStep Wharf)
.TP
.B \-s, \-\-shaped
shaped window
.TP
.B \-l, \-\-led\-color <\fIstring\fP>
use the specified color for led, e.g. red, green, blue (default: green)
.TP
.B \-L, \-\-led\-highcolor <\fIstring\fP>
use the specified color for led-shading, e.g. red, green, blue (default: red)
.TP
.B \-b, \-\-back\-color <\fIstring\fP>
use the specified color for backgrounds, e.g. red, green, blue
.TP
.B \-m, \-\-mix\-device <\fIstring\fP>
use specified device (rather than /dev/mixer)
.TP
.B \-r, \-\-scrollwheel <\fInumber\fP>
Set the volume increase/decrease when using the mouse wheel (default: 2)
.TP
For backward compatibility the following obsolete options are still supported:

.TP
.B \-help
show help text and exit.
.TP
.B \-display
attempt to open a window on the named X display
.TP
.B \-position
geometry to use, e.g. +100+100 to place it at 100/100

.SH USAGE
All available channels on your soundcard's mixer are accessible with
\fIwmmixer\fP. Most common channels are identified with an appropriate icon.
Controls include a stereo (mono where appropriate) volume control and a
recording source toggle button.

Press the "<" and ">" arrow buttons to select a channel.
The icon identifies the current channel (a volume symbol with a question
mark represents an unrecognised channel).
Click and/or drag the volume display to set channel volume.
There is a also a button to set recording sources.


.SH CONFIGURATION
Users can configure wmmixer to suit their requirements by means of a
\fI~/.wmmixer\fP file. A commented example can be found in /usr/share/doc/wmmixer on Debian systems, and would be a good starting point


.SH AUTHOR
wmmixer was originally written by Sam Hawker <shawkie@geocities.com>,
and then adopted by Gordon Fraser <gordon@debian.org>.

This manual page was written by Gordon Fraser <gordon@debian.org>.