The programmer's manual is essential for concepts.
Nearly all the clients supplied come with a man page which is installed
Other useful man pages are
There is some ambiguity in the docs in distinguishing the
internal bitmap format found in your frame-buffer and the external
bitmap format found in files, e.g. icons.
mgr.1 man page covers command line options, commands in
~/.mgrc startup file, mouse and menu interaction with the server,
and hot-key shortcuts available on systems with such hot-keys.
Many of the fonts in
/usr/mgr/font/* are described to some
gives X-style font descriptions for the fonts obtained
in .bdf format. Font names end in
decimal width and height in pixels of each character box.