colrdx man page

colrdx — hamradio dx-cluster client with ncurses color support

Synopsis

colrdx [options] <host> [port]

At least one argument is needed, which is the host to connect to. The default port is 8000 when no portnumber is used.

Description

Colrdx is a simple client for amateur radio dx-clusters. In a split-screen display you can type commands for the cluster in the bottom part. Messages from the dx-cluster will appear in the main window. There is also a status line at the top with some basic information.

Options

Colrdx needs a callsign in order to be able to login to the cluster.

-c callsign
Send 'callsign' when connected (required).
-h
Display help and exit
-n
Start colrdx in black and white, even if terminal has color support.
-v
Display version and exit

Line Editing Commands

Ctrl-A
Goto beginning of line.
Ctrl-B and Left arrow
Go one character backward.
Ctrl-D
Delete character under cursor.
Ctrl-E
Goto end of line.
Ctrl-F and Right arrow
Go one character forward.
Ctrl-K
Kill from cursor to end of line (and store to kill buffer).
Ctrl-L
Repaints the whole screen.
Ctrl-N and Down arrow
Scroll Down.
Ctrl-P and Up arrow
Scroll Up.
Ctrl-R
Reprint current line.
Ctrl-U
Delete current line in total.
Ctrl-W
Erase last word.
Ctrl-Y
Yank kill buffer.

The scroll buffer can be browsed with arrow keys Up and Down (or Ctrl-P and Ctrl-N), PageUp, PageDown, Home and End keys.

Files

If ~/.colrdxrc exists, it is sent to the server after logging in. Handy for automatically sending commands.

Author

Colrdx was written by Joop Stakenborg <pg4i@amsat.org>. Most of the code was taken from colrconv, written by Tomi Manninen, OH2BNS. It is based on the public domain program ttylink by Dave Perry, VA3DP.

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