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'''This is a starting page for all relevant KWin documentation, most of which is stored in SVN or on external WWW pages.'''
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'''This is a starting page for all relevant KWin documentation, most of which is stored in git or on external WWW pages.'''
  
 
== General information ==
 
== General information ==
  
 
* [https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kwin KWin mailing list]
 
* [https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kwin KWin mailing list]
* [http://websvn.kde.org/*checkout*/trunk/KDE/kdebase/workspace/kwin/COMPLIANCE COMPLIANCE] - a document on KWin's compliance to the window manager specifications [http://tronche.com/gui/x/icccm/ ICCCM] and [http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/wm-spec EWMH] (also known as NETWM).
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* IRC channel #kwin on freenode
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* [https://projects.kde.org/projects/kde/kde-workspace/repository/revisions/master/entry/kwin/COMPLIANCE COMPLIANCE] - a document on KWin's compliance to the window manager specifications [http://tronche.com/gui/x/icccm/ ICCCM] and [http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/wm-spec EWMH] (also known as NETWM).
 
* [[/4.0-release-notes|KDE4.0 release notes]] - information about changes and new features in KWin in KDE4.0
 
* [[/4.0-release-notes|KDE4.0 release notes]] - information about changes and new features in KWin in KDE4.0
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* [[/Build_Options|KWin Build Options]] - documentation on the available build options for KWin.
  
 
== Developer information ==
 
== Developer information ==
  
* [http://websvn.kde.org/*checkout*/trunk/KDE/kdebase/workspace/kwin/HACKING HACKING] -  Starting document for developers interested in helping with developing KWin, including information on the [https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kwin KWin mailing list], KWin structure, developing tips, etc.
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* For Developer Information see the [http://community.kde.org/KWin/ KWin Section] in the KDE Community Wiki
* [http://api.kde.org/4.x-api/kdebase-workspace-apidocs/kwin/lib/html/group__kdecoration.html libkdecoration API documentation] - API documentation for the library used for developing KWin decorations (the link points to documentation for the current development version, for other versions: [http://api.kde.org/4.0-api/kdebase-workspace-apidocs/kwin/lib/html/group__kdecoration.html 4.0] ).
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* http://api.kde.org/4.x-api/kde-workspace-apidocs/kwin/libkdecorations/html/index.html libkdecoration API documentation] - API documentation for the library used for developing KWin decorations (the link points to documentation for the current development version).
* [http://websvn.kde.org/*checkout*/trunk/KDE/kdebase/workspace/kwin/clients/PORTING clients/PORTING] - List of changes needed to port decorations from KDE3 to KDE4.
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* [http://www.usermode.org/docs/kwintheme.html KWin decorations HOWTO] - tutorial on writing KWin decorations. Based on KDE3.2 and as such slightly outdated, but it is still usable for newer versions. Note that current decorations should use KCommonDecoration class instead of KDecoration directly like this tutorial does.
* [http://www.usermode.org/docs/kwintheme.html KWin decorations HOWTO] - tutorial on writing KWin decorations. Based on KDE3.2 and as such slightly outdated, but it is still usable for newer versions (see also the PORTING document above). Note that current decorations should use KCommonDecoration class instead of KDecoration directly like this tutorial does.
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* [http://api.kde.org/4.x-api/kde-workspace-apidocs/kwin/libkwineffects/html/index.html libkwineffects API documentation ] - Documentation on API for compositing effects - currently needs to be done, developers interested in developing compositing effects for KWin are currently suggested to use source of already [https://projects.kde.org/projects/kde/kdebase/kde-workspace/repository/revisions/master/show/kwin/effects existing effects shipped with KWin] and/or ask on the KWin mailing list if necessary. NOTE: This API is currently considered unstable and subject to change.
* [http://websvn.kde.org/*checkout*/trunk/KDE/kdebase/workspace/kwin/COMPOSITE_TODO COMPOSITE_TODO ] - TODO list for compositing support in KWin.
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* [[Development/Tutorials/KWin/Scripting/API|Scripting API]] and [[Development/Tutorials/KWin/Scripting|KWin Scripting Tutorial]]
* [http://api.kde.org/4.x-api/kdebase-workspace-apidocs/kwin/lib/html/group__kwineffects.html libkwineffects API documentation ] - Documentation on API for compositing effects - currently needs to be done, developers interested in developing compositing effects for KWin are currently suggested to use source of already [http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/KDE/kdebase/workspace/kwin/effects/ existing effects shipped with KWin] (especially the Howto effect in the tests/ directory as a starting point) and/or ask on the KWin mailing list if necessary. NOTE: This API is currently considered unstable and subject to change.
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* [[Projects/KWin/Scripting_Update_Notes|Scripting Update Notes for version 4.9]]
  
 
== Configuration ==
 
== Configuration ==
  
* [http://websvn.kde.org/*checkout*/trunk/KDE/kdebase/workspace/kwin/COMPOSITE_HOWTO COMPOSITE_HOWTO ] - document on setting up support for compositing feature of KWin (X.Org configuration, driver issues, etc.).
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* [https://projects.kde.org/projects/kde/kde-workspace/repository/revisions/master/entry/kwin/CONFIGURING CONFIGURING ] - document on advanced KWin configuration (such as pre-configuring window-specific settings).
* [http://websvn.kde.org/*checkout*/trunk/KDE/kdebase/workspace/kwin/CONFIGURING CONFIGURING ] - document on advanced KWin configuration (such as pre-configuring window-specific settings).
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== Various ==
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* [[/HW|HW list]] - information about various hardware and KWin (mainly in relation to compositing support)
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Latest revision as of 09:34, 7 February 2013


This is a starting page for all relevant KWin documentation, most of which is stored in git or on external WWW pages.

[edit] General information

[edit] Developer information

[edit] Configuration

  • CONFIGURING - document on advanced KWin configuration (such as pre-configuring window-specific settings).

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