[openbox] I need help converting my keybindings from epist

Mikael Magnusson mangosoft at comhem.se
Sun Oct 26 15:16:43 EST 2003

On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, Le Roux Bodenstein wrote:

> I used to run openbox2 with epist. I can't figure out how
> to move all of my keybindings into rc.xml format. Currently
> I am still running epist. I'm sure that this is unnecessary
> and would like to do this the right (openbox 3) way...
> The relevant sections from my .epistrc file are these:
> Mod1-F1 changeWorkspace 1;
> Mod1-F2 changeWorkspace 2;
> Mod1-F3 changeWorkspace 3;
> Mod1-F4 changeWorkspace 4;
> Mod1-F5 changeWorkspace 5;
> Control-F1 execute "gnome-terminal";
> Control-F2 execute "gnome-panel-control3 --run-dialog";
> Print execute "gnome-panel-screenshot";
> Mod1-Print execute "gnome-panel-screenshot --window";
> The 'changeWorkspace' bits will obviously go into
>  <keybind key="A-F1">
>     <action name="?"/>
>   </keybind>
> type sections. What are the 'action' names I need?
> For all the others I need an 'execute' action. How does
> that work?

You look in the distributed rc.xml and find out that execute actions work 
like this:

  <keybind key="W-p">
    <action name="execute"><execute>gimp-1.3</execute></action>

and desktop actions like this

  <keybind key="A-F1">
    <action name="desktop"><desktop>1</desktop></action>

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Mikael Magnusson

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