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Name

sxpm - Show an XPM (X PixMap) file and/or convert XPM 1 or 2 files to XPM 3.

Synopsis

sxpm [ -d display ] [ -g geom ] [ -hints ] [ -icon filename ] [ -plaid | filename | - ] [ -o filename ] | -o - ] [ -pcmap ] [ -closecolors ] [ -nod ] [ -nom ] [ -mono | -grey4 | -grey | -color ] [ -sc symbol colour ] [ -sp symbol pixel ] [ -cp colour pixel ] [ -rgb filename ] [ -v ] [ -version ]

Description

The sxpm program can be used to view any XPM (version 1, 2, or 3) file and/or to convert a file from XPM1 or XPM2 to XPM version 3. If sxpm is run with any dummy option specified, the usage is displayed. If no geometry is specified, the show window will have the size of the read pixmap. Pressing the key Q in the window will quit the program.

Options

-d display
Specifies the display to connect to.
-g geom
Window geometry (default is pixmap’s size).
-hints
Set ResizeInc for window.
-icon filename
Set icon to pixmap created from the file filename.
-plaid
Show the plaid pixmap which is stored as data.
filename
Read from the file filename and from standard input if filename is ’-’. If no input is specified sxpm reads from standard input.
-o filename
Write to the file filename (overwrite if it already exists) and to standard output if filename is ’-’.
-mono
Use the colours specified for a monochrome visual.
-grey4
Use the colours specified for a 4 colour greyscale visual.
-grey
Use the colours specified for a greyscale visual.
-color
Use the colours specified for a colour visual.
-pcmap
Use a private colormap.
-closecolors
Try to use "close colours" before reverting to other visuals.
-nod
Do not display the pixmap in a window. (Useful when using as converter)
-nom
Do not use the clipmask if there is any.
-sc symbol colorname
Override default colour to symbol to colorname.
-sp symbol pixelvalue
Override default colour to symbol to pixelvalue.
-cp colorname pixelvalue
Override default colour to colorname to pixelvalue.
-rgb filename
Search colour names in the file filename and write them out instead of the rgb values.
-v
Verbose - to print out extensions (stderr).
-version
Print out the programs's version number.

Known bugs

Some window managers may not accept a pixmap which is not a bitmap as icon because this does not respect ICCCM, many of the well known ones will accept it though.

Author

Arnaud Le Hors (lehors<at>sophia<dot>inria<dot>fr)
Bull Research France
Copyright © 1989-95 by Groupe Bull.


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