consoleImageViewer man page

consoleImageViewer — highly scale-able, high quality, image viewer for ANSI terminals

Synopsis

consoleImageViewer [-h][--help][-best][-fg][-bg][-nochar][-names][-ratio][-rect][-negChar][-negColor][-wX][-hX] image-name(s)

Number of hyphens nor case meter for switches.

Description

Not exactly photo-viewer, but when in terminal, and need quick preview of (small) image(s) then it is best of its kind

It is strongly recommended to 'export COLUMNS LINES' to adapt correctly to your terminal

Options

-h/--help
print help and exits
-best
overwrite everything and set best settngs
-bestnchar
same but sets nochar to true
-fg
use linux ansi escape color for character
-bg
use linux ansi escape color for background
-nochar
disable shadowing by characters
-names
prints out image name before drawing it
-ratio
forece to keep image ratio
-rect
will force rendering assuming that console char is not square, but rectangle of 2w~=h
-negChar
invert chars
-negColor
invert colors
-wX
force width to width X ignoring exported COLUMNS
-hX
force height to height X ignoring exported LINES

Examples

No switch is considered as -best
consoleImageViewer <image_name(s)>
same as
consoleImageViewer -best <image_name(s)>
Pretty good black and white (or any terminal default view)
consoleImageViewer -ratio -rect -negChar <image_name(s)>
Overriding default or COLUMNS/ROWS by seize of 128 (-noChar is ignored because -best is used)
consoleImageViewer -best -noChar -w128 -h128 <image_name(s)>

Exit Status

consoleImageViewer returns zero unless itcrashes

Author

Jiri Vanek (judovana (at) email.cz)

See Also

dispaly(1)

Info

December 04, 2015 version 1.2 USER COMMANDS