How to supply a command line option to XWin.exe?

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To experts here who is familiar with Cygwin, can you help me on making command line options to XWin.exe? I need clear instructions as I am a newbie. Thank you all!

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How to supply a command line option to XWin.exe?

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Hi Elvis,

Xwin accepts command line options like:

Command line options for controlling windowing mode

-multiwindow

-rootless

-mwextwm

Command line options for specifying screens Xwin screen

-[no]multimonitors/-[no]multiplemonitors

-screen <screen number>

Command line options for the appearance of the Xwin windows

-fullscreen

-nodecoration

-scrollbars

Command line options for controlling resize behavior

-resize=X

Where X could be <none>, <scrollbars> or <randr>. <randr> is the default meaning -resize is equal to -resize=randr

Command line options for multiwindow mode

-hostintitle

Command line options for window intregation

-[no]clipboard

-emulate3buttons [timeout]

Default for [timeout] is 150 seconds

-[no]keyhook

-lesspointer

-swcursor

-[no]trayicon

-nnounicodeclipboard

-[no]unixkill

-[no]wgl

-[no]winkill

Commands with [no] switch means "disable", no [no] switch means "enable"

Example: -[no]trayicon – Do not create a tray icon

Command line for drawing engine options

-clipupdates <num_boxes>

-engine <engine_type_id>

Command line for full screen options

-depth

-refresh

Command line for misc options

-help

-ignoreinput

-logfile <filename>

-logverbose <level>

-silent-dup-error

For your reference and in-depth understanding of the commands visit:

http://x.cygwin.com/docs/man1/XWin.1.html

 

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