MCVIEW(1) GNU Midnight Commander MCVIEW(1)NAMEmcview - Internal file viewer of GNU Midnight Commander.
USAGEmcview [-bcCdfhstVx?] file
DESCRIPTIONmcview is a link to mc, the main GNU Midnight Commander executable.
Executing GNU Midnight Commander under this name requests staring the
internal viewer and opening the file specified on the command line.
OPTIONS-b Force black and white display.
-c Force color mode on terminals where mcview defaults to black and
-C <keyword>=<FGcolor>,<BGcolor>:<keyword>= ...
Specify a different color set. See the Colors section in mc(1)
for more information.
-d Disable mouse support.
-f Display the compiled-in search paths for Midnight Commander
-t Used only if the code was compiled with S-Lang and terminfo: it
makes the Midnight Commander use the value of the TERMCAP vari‐
able for the terminal information instead of the information on
the system wide terminal database
-V Displays the version of the program.
-x Forces xterm mode. Used when running on xterm-capable terminals
(two screen modes, and able to send mouse escape sequences).
The default colors may be changed by appending to the MC_COLOR_TABLE
environment variable. Foreground and background colors pairs may be
specified for example with:
The help file for the program.
The default system-wide setup for GNU Midnight Commander, used
only if the user's own ~/.mc/ini file is missing.
Global settings for the Midnight Commander. Settings in this
file affect all users, whether they have ~/.mc/ini or not.
User's own setup. If this file is present, the setup is loaded
from here instead of the system-wide startup file.
This program is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public
License as published by the Free Software Foundation. See the built-in
help of the Midnight Commander for details on the License and the lack
The latest version of this program can be found at
SEE ALSOmc(1), mcedit(1)BUGS
Bugs should be reported to email@example.com
MC Version 4.7.5 @DATE_OF_MAN_PAGE@ MCVIEW(1)