dzen2-dbar man page

dzen2-dbar — simple gadget that you can use in combination with dzen to display a progressbar.

Synopsis

dzen2-dbar [-w characters] [-s symbol] [-min minvalue] [-max maxvalue] [-l string] [-nonl]

Description

dbar is an application that generates semi graphical progress meters, from some values you supply to it.

See the usage examples for a description of the expected input format.

Options

A summary of options is included below.

-max
Value to be considered 100% (default: 100)
-min
Value to be considered 0% (default: 0)
-w
Number of charcaters to be considered 100% in the bar (default: 25 )
-s
Symbol represeting the percentage value in the bar (default: = )
-l
label to be prepended to the bar (default: '' )
-nonl
no new line, don't put '0 at the end of the bar (default: do print '0)

Usage Examples

Static 0% and 100% mark or single value input:
Command: echo 25 | dbar -m 100 -l Sometext
Output: Sometext 25% [====== ]
If your 100% mark changes dynamically or 2-values input:
Command: echo "50 150" | dbar
Output: 33% [======== ]
If your value range is not between [0, maxval] or 3-values input:
Command: echo "50 -25 150" | dbar
Output: 43% [=========== ]

Dbar was written by Robert Manea.

This manual page was written by bertagaz <bertagaz@ptitcanardnoir.org>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

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Jan 01 2008