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astzclock(1.0)							astzclock(1.0)

       astzclock - the AfterStep clock

       astzclock [ -help] [-12 | -24] [-shape]
	       [-position [+|-]x[+|-]y]
	       [-exe program]
	       [-led color]
	       [-timezone zone]
	       [-noblink] [-iconic]

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

	      prints the usage message:
		      usage:  astzclock	[-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 astzclock
			  -shape		  without groundplate
			  -noblink		  don't	blink
			  -iconic		  start	up as icon
		       -timezone <zone>	       use a different time zone

       -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.

	      turn on shaped window  support  for  astzclock.	When  this  is
	      turned  on  the astzclock	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 astzclock.  The  [+|-]	 works
	      like the standard	X-Windows x/y geometry option.

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

	      specifies	if astzclock should blink.

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

       -timezone <zone>
	      Display the time as it currently	is  in	the  given  time  zone
	      rather than locally.

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

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

       Another way to call astzclock is	from the window	manager:

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

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

       we don't	have bugs :)

       Copyright 1996, Beat Christen <>. 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.

       Beat Christen <> --	application

       Dan Weeks <> -- man page

3rd Berkeley Distribution	26 August 1996			astzclock(1.0)


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