wmagnify man page

wmagnify — magnify parts of the screen

Synopsis

wmagnify [options]

Description

wmagnify is a tool which allows you to magnify parts of the screen. The main difference from xmag is that the image is refreshed automatically, following the cursor on the screen.

Options

The following command line options are available:

-display display
Show the magnified area on this display.
--help
print a help message with the list of options.
-m factor
Change the magnification factor, default is 2. You can change this also while running the program, using the keys described below.
-r delay
Change the refresh delay, in milliseconds. Default is 200.
-vdisplay display
Take the area to be magnified from this display instead of using the same display as for visualisation.

Keys

The following keys can be pressed while wmagnify is running to change its behaviour.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Change the magnification factor.
<space>, f
Freeze the camera, making it magnify only the current position.
n
Create a new window.
m
Show/hide the pointer hot spot mark.

See Also

xmag(1), wmaker(1)

Author

This manual page was written by Andrea Bolognani <eof@kiyuko.org> for the Debian project, but may be used by others.

Info

March 22, 2006