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i3 Window Manager Keyboard Shortcuts by

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Contro­lling i3

$mod+Shift+r
Reload i3
$mod+Shift+e
Exit i3

Manage Windows

$mod+Shift+q
Kill current window
$mod+Shift+num
Move current window to workspace number num
$mod+Shift+f
Set window to floating mode
$mod+j
Focus on window to the left
$mod+k
Focus on window above
$mod+l
Focus on window below
$mod+;
Focus on window to the right
$mod+Shift+j
Move window left
$mod+Shift+k
Move window up
$mod+Shift+l
Move window down
$mod+Shift+;
Move window right
 

Workspaces

$mod+num
Switch to workspace num
$mod+Shift+num
Move current window to workspace number num

Containers

$mod+e
Default container
$mod+h
Horizontal split container
$mod+v
Vertical split container
$mod+w
Tabbed container
$mod+f
Toggle fullscreen mode
$mod+s
Toggle stacking mode
$mod+S­hif­t+Space
Toggle floating mode

Applic­ations

$mod+enter
Open new terminal window
$mod+d
Open dmenu
 

Default $mod Keys

Default $mod+Shift Keys

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plot-o plot-o, 14:23 28 Jan 16

thanks for making this!

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