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GXDITVIEW(1)		    General Commands Manual		  GXDITVIEW(1)

NAME
       gxditview - display groff intermediate output files

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

DESCRIPTION
       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 explicitly	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  de-
       vice  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
	       from.

       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  ac-
       tion.   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
       gxditview.

OPTIONS
       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  op-
	       tions should be printed.

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

       -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
	       NotUseful.

       -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 de-
	       fault 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
	       window.

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

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

X DEFAULTS
       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\
	       "

ENVIRONMENT
       GROFF_FONT_PATH
	      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.

FILES
       /usr/local/lib/X11/app-defaults/GXditview
       /usr/local/lib/X11/app-defaults/GXditview-color
	      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.

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

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

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

AUTHORS
       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 1.22.3		4 November 2014			  GXDITVIEW(1)

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