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asclock(0.99)							 asclock(0.99)

NAME
       asclock - the AfterStep clock

SYNOPSIS
       asclock [ -help]	[-12 | -24] [-shape]
	       [-position [+|-]x[+|-]y]
	       [-exe program]
	       [-led color]
	       [-noblink] [-iconic]

DESCRIPTION
       The  asclock is a clock written to emulate the date/time	application on
       the NEXTSTEP(tm)	operating  system.   asclock  supports	multiple  lan-
       guages,	military  and  AM/PM  time formats, program execution, and the
       shape extention to X-Windows.

CONFIGURATION OPTIONS
       -help
	      prints the usage message:
		      usage:  asclock [-options	...]
		      where options include:
			  -12			  12 hour format
			  -24			  24 hour format
			  -exe <program>	  program to start on click
			  -led <color>		  color	of the led
			  -position [+|-]x[+|-]y  position of asclock
			  -shape		  without groundplate
			  -noblink		  don't	blink
			  -iconic		  start	up as icon

       -12 or -24
	      sets the desired time format to either twelve hour with AM/PM  (
	      -12  ) or	military time (	-24 ).	If no option is	given military
	      time is used.

       -shape
	      turn on shaped window support for	asclock.  When this is	turned
	      on  the  asclock windows will only appear	to be the led and date
	      pad.  By default shaped windows are turned  off  and  the	 clock
	      will appear on a 64 pixel	by 64 pixel base.

       -led <color>
	      specifies	 the  color  of	 the  led. To find out what colors are
	      available, try showrgb

       -position [+|-]x[+|-]y
	      specifies	the starting position of asclock. The [+|-] works like
	      the standard X-Windows x/y geometry option.

       -exe <program>
	      specifies	the application	to start when the pointer is activated
	      over asclock. To invoke applications with	parameters,  you  have
	      to set quotes around the command.	See example below...

       -noblink
	      specifies	if asclock should blink.

       -iconic
	      This  gives  weird  output with AfterStep, so don't bother. It's
	      for mwm and other	wm's with no hint functionality.

INVOCATION
       asclock can be called from one of many ways.  The most  common  invoca-
       tion is the command line:

	    [user@host]	~% asclock -12 -exe 'xlock -mode hop' &

       Another way to call asclock is from the window manager:

	    *Wharf - - MaxSwallow "asclock"    asclock -shape -12&

       This  line, when	placed in the .steprc file in the users	home directory
       will cause asclock to use the shape extensions so that  it  will	 be  a
       button  on the Wharf (1)	button bar under the afterstep (1) window man-
       ager.

BUGS
       we don't	have bugs :)

COPYRIGHTS
       Copyright 1996, Beat Christen <bchriste@iiic.ethz.ch>. No guarantees or
       warranties  or  anything	are provided or	implied	in any way whatsoever.
       Use this	program	at your	own risk. Permission to	use this  program  for
       any purpose is given, as	long as	the copyright is kept intact.

AUTHORS
       Beat Christen <bchriste@iiic.ethz.ch> --	application

       Dan Weeks <dan@mango.sfasu.edu> -- man page

3rd Berkeley Distribution	 23 July 1996			 asclock(0.99)

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