xstdcmap man page

xstdcmap — X standard colormap utility

Synopsis

xstdcmap [-all] [-best] [-blue] [-default] [-delete map] [-display display] [-gray] [-green] [-help] [-red] [-verbose] [-version]

Description

The xstdcmap utility can be used to selectively define standard colormap properties. It is intended to be run from a user's X startup script to create standard colormap definitions in order to facilitate sharing of scarce colormap resources among clients. Where at all possible, colormaps are created with read-only allocations.

Options

The following options may be used with xstdcmap:

-all
This option indicates that all six standard colormap properties should be defined on each screen of the display. Not all screens will support visuals under which all six standard colormap properties are meaningful. xstdcmap will determine the best allocations and visuals for the colormap properties of a screen. Any previously existing standard colormap properties will be replaced.
-best
This option indicates that the RGB_BEST_MAP should be defined.
-blue
This option indicates that the RGB_BLUE_MAP should be defined.
-default
This option indicates that the RGB_DEFAULT_MAP should be defined.
-delete map
This option specifies that a specific standard colormap property, or all such properties, should be removed. map may be one of: default, best, red, green, blue, gray, or all.
-display display
This option specifies the host and display to use; see X(7).
-gray
This option indicates that the RGB_GRAY_MAP should be defined.
-green
This option indicates that the RGB_GREEN_MAP should be defined.
-help
This option indicates that a brief description of the command line arguments should be printed on the standard error. This will be done whenever an unhandled argument is given to xstdcmap.
-red
This option indicates that the RGB_RED_MAP should be defined.
-verbose
This option indicates that xstdcmap should print logging information as it parses its input and defines the standard colormap properties.
-version
This option indicates that xstdcmap should print its version and exit.

Environment

DISPLAY
to get default host and display number.

See Also

X(7)

Author

Donna Converse, MIT X Consortium

Referenced By

gm(1), X(7), xwud(1).

xstdcmap 1.0.3 X Version 11