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       gxditview - display groff intermediate output files

       gxditview [-toolkitoption ...] [-option ...] [filename]

       The  gxditview  program	displays  the  groff  intermediate output, see
       groff_out(5), on an X display.  It uses the standard X11 fonts,	so  it
       does  not require access to the server machine for font loading.	 There
       are several ways to use gxditview.

       The groff intermediate output can be generated by groff -Z.   This  can
       be  viewed  by explicity calling gxditview filename.  If filename is -,
       gxditview will read the standard input;	filename  cannot  be  omitted.
       The  groff intermediate output is different for all devices.  gxditview
       can view it for all devices, but the quality is device dependent.

       The best results are achieved with the X* devices  for  groff's	option
       -T.   There  are	 four  X* devices: -TX75, -TX75-12, -TX100, -TX100-12.
       They differ by the X resolution (75dpi or 100dpi)  and  the  used  base
       font  size  (10pt  or  12pt).  They are especially built for gxditview.
       When using one of them groff generates the intermediate output for this
       device  and calls gxditview automatically for viewing.  For example, to
       view this man page with a base resolution of 12pt, say

	      groff -TX100-12 -man -rS12 gxditview.1

       (option -rSXX is documented in the groff_man(7) man page).

       groff's option -X  produces  intermediate  output  for  the  Postscript
       device and subsequently uses gxditview as a viewer for it.  The quality
       of the result depends mainly on the chosen point size and display reso‐
       lution; for rapid previewing, however, something like

	      groff -X -P-resolution -P100 document

       yields acceptable results.

       During  the  run	 of  gxditview, the left mouse button brings up a menu
       with the following entries:

       Next Page
	       Display the next page.

       Previous Page
	       Display the previous page.

       Select Page
	       Select a particular numbered page specified by a dialog box.

       Print   Print the groff intermediate output using a  command  specified
	       by  a  dialog  box.  The default command initially displayed is
	       controlled by the printCommand application resource, and by the
	       -printCommand option.

       Open    Open  for  display  a  new file specified by a dialog box.  The
	       file should contain some groff  intermediate  output.   If  the
	       filename starts with | it will be taken to be a command to read

       Quit    Exit from gxditview.

       The n, Space, Return, and Next (PgDn) keys are bound to	the  Next Page
       action.	 The  p, b, BackSpace, Delete, and Prior (PgUp) keys are bound
       to the Previous Page action.  The g key	is  bound  to  the  SelectPage
       action.	The o key is bound to the OpenFile action.  The q key is bound
       to the Quit action.  The r key is bound to the Rerasterize action which
       rereads	the current file, and redisplays the current page; if the cur‐
       rent file is a command,	the  command  will  be	reexecuted.   Vertical
       scrolling  can  be  done with the k and j keys; horizontal scrolling is
       bound to the h and l keys.  The arrow keys (up, down, left, and	right)
       are also bound to the obvious scrolling actions.

       The  paperlength	 and  paperwidth commands in the DESC file specify the
       length and width in machine units of  the  virtual  page	 displayed  by

       The  gxditview  program	accepts	 all of the standard X Toolkit command
       line options along with the additional options listed below:

       -help   This option indicates that  a  brief  summary  of  the  allowed
	       options should be printed.

       -page   This  option  specifies	the  page number of the document to be

       -backingStore backing-store-type
	       Redisplay of the groff intermediate output window can  take  up
	       to  a  second  or so, this option causes the server to save the
	       window contents so that when it is scrolled  around  the	 view‐
	       port,  the  window  is  painted	from contents saved in backing
	       store.  backing-store-type can be one of Always, WhenMapped  or

       -printCommand command
	       The  default  command displayed in the dialog box for the Print
	       menu entry will be command.

       -resolution res
	       The groff intermediate output file will be displayed at a reso‐
	       lution  of  res dpi, unless the DESC file contains the X11 com‐
	       mand, in which case the device resolution will be  used.	  This
	       corresponds  to	the  Dvi  widget's  resolution	resource.  The
	       default is 75.

       -filename string
	       The default filename displayed in the dialog box for  the  Open
	       menu entry will be string.  This can be either a filename, or a
	       command starting with |.

       The following standard X Toolkit command line  arguments	 are  commonly
       used with gxditview:

       -bg color
	       This  option  specifies	the color to use for the background of
	       the window.  The default is white.

       -bd color
	       This option specifies the color to use for the  border  of  the
	       window.	The default is black.

       -bw number
	       This  option  specifies	the width in pixels of the border sur‐
	       rounding the window.

       -fg color
	       This option specifies the color to  use	for  displaying	 text.
	       The default is black.

       -fn font
	       This option specifies the font to be used for displaying widget
	       text.  The default is fixed.

       -rv     This option indicates that reverse video should be simulated by
	       swapping the foreground and background colors.

       -geometry geometry
	       This  option  specifies	the preferred size and position of the

       -display host:display
	       This option specifies the X server to contact.

       -xrm resourcestring
	       This option specifies a resource string to be used.

       This program uses the Dvi widget in the X Toolkit.  It understands  all
       of the core resource names and classes as well as:

       width (class Width)
	       Specifies the width of the window.

       height (class Height)
	       Specifies the height of the window.

       foreground (class Foreground)
	       Specifies the default foreground color.

       font (class Font)
	       Specifies the font to be used for error messages.

       fontMap (class FontMap)
	       Specifies  the  mapping	from groff font names to X font names.
	       This must be a string containing a  sequence  of	 lines.	  Each
	       line  contains two whitespace separated fields: first the groff
	       font name, and secondly the X font name.	 The default is
	       TR   -adobe-times-medium-r-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       TI   -adobe-times-medium-i-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       TB   -adobe-times-bold-r-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       TBI  -adobe-times-bold-i-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       CR   -adobe-courier-medium-r-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       CI   -adobe-courier-medium-o-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       CB   -adobe-courier-bold-r-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       CBI  -adobe-courier-bold-o-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       HR   -adobe-helvetica-medium-r-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       HI   -adobe-helvetica-medium-o-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       HB   -adobe-helvetica-bold-r-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       HBI  -adobe-helvetica-bold-o-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       NR   -adobe-new century schoolbook-medium-r-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       NI   -adobe-new century schoolbook-medium-i-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       NB   -adobe-new century schoolbook-bold-r-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       NBI  -adobe-new century schoolbook-bold-i-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1\n\
	       S    -adobe-symbol-medium-r-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-adobe-fontspecific\n\
	       SS   -adobe-symbol-medium-r-normal--*-100-*-*-*-*-adobe-fontspecific\n\

	      A list of directories in which to search for the devname	direc‐
	      tory  in	addition  to  the  default  ones.   See	 troff(1)  and
	      groff_font(5) for more details.

	      The default resource files of gxditview.	Users should  override
	      these  values  in	 the  .Xdefaults file, normally located in the
	      user's home directory.  See xrdb(1) and appres(1) for more.

       X(7), xrdb(1), xditview(1), groff(1), groff_out(5)

       This program is derived from xditview; portions of xditview  originated
       in xtroff which was derived from suntroff.

       Copyright 1989, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
       See X(7) for a full statement of rights and permissions.

       Keith Packard (MIT X Consortium)
       Richard L. Hyde (Purdue)
       David Slattengren (Berkeley)
       Malcolm Slaney (Schlumberger Palo Alto Research)
       Mark Moraes (University of Toronto)
       James Clark

Groff Version 1.22.2		7 February 2013			  GXDITVIEW(1)

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