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xcolor (1)

Name

xcolor - displays 256 colors in an X window.

Synopsis

xcolor  [ -display display ] [ -geometry geometry ] [ -dump ] [ -nobw ]
[ -half ] [ -noinst ] [ -iconwin ]

Description

xcolor(1)                   General Commands Manual                  xcolor(1)



NAME
       xcolor - displays 256 colors in an X window.

SYNOPSIS
       xcolor  [ -display display ] [ -geometry geometry ] [ -dump ] [ -nobw ]
       [ -half ] [ -noinst ] [ -iconwin ]

DESCRIPTION
       xcolor displays all 256 colors in a window.  When you move the  pointer
       into  the  window,  installs a colormap containing a hue ramp with con-
       stant saturation and constant brightness, while  preserving  black  and
       white.

OPTIONS
       -display connection
            Connect to X server display, connection.

       -geometry geomspec
            Set  window size and placement to the standard X11 geometry speci-
            fication, geomspec.

       -dump
            Dumps the RGB values of the default colormap to stdout.

       -nobw
            Don't preserve black and white in the hue ramp.

       -half
            Create the hue ramp using only the upper half of the colormap.

       -noinst
            Don't install the hue ramp.

       -iconwin
            Use as miniature version of the main window as the icon.

AUTHOR
        Patrick J. Naughton (naughton@wind.sun.com)



ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |    ATTRIBUTE VALUE     |
       +---------------+------------------------+
       |Availability   | x11/colormap-utilities |
       +---------------+------------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile               |
       +---------------+------------------------+
NOTES
       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source   was   downloaded   from    https://www.x.org/releases/individ-
       ual/app/xstdcmap-1.0.3.tar.bz2

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.x.org.



                                 24 July 2001                        xcolor(1)