xkbprint



XKBPRINT(1)                                                        XKBPRINT(1)




NAME

       xkbprint - print an XKB keyboard description


SYNOPSIS

       xkbprint [options] source [ output_file ]


DESCRIPTION

       The  xkbprint  comman  generates a printable or encapsulated PostScript
       description of the XKB keyboard description specified by  source.   The
       source  can be any compiled keymap (.xkm) file that includes a geometry
       description or an X display specification.  If an output_file is speci-
       fied,  xkbprint writes to it.  If no output file is specified, xkbprint
       creates replaces the extension of the source  file  with  .ps  or  .eps
       depending on the requested format.  If the source is a non-local X dis-
       play (e.g.:0), xkbprint appends the appropriate prefix to  the  display
       specification,  replacing  the colon with a dash.  For a local display,
       xkprint uses server-n where n is the number of the display.


OPTIONS

       -?, -help
               Prints a usage message.

       -color  Print using the colors specified  in  the  geometry  file;   by
               default,  xkbprint  prints  a black-and-white image of the key-
               board.

       -dflts  Attempt to compute default names for  any  missing  components,
               such as keys.

       -diffs  Show symbols only where they are explicitly bound.

       -eps    Generate an encapsulated PostScript file.

       -fit    Fit the keyboard image on the page (default).

       -full   Print the keyboard at full size.

       -grid res
               Print a grid with resmm resolution over the keyboard.

       -if fontName
               Specifies  an  internal  PostScript  type 1 font to dump to the
               specified output file or to fontName.pfa, if no output file  is
               specified.   No  keyboard description is printed if an internal
               font is dumped.

       -label type
               Specifies the labels to be printed on keys;  legal  types  are:
               none, name,code,symbols.

       -lc <locale>
               Specifies a locale in which KeySyms should be resolved.

       -level1 Generate level 1 PostScript.

       -level2 Generate level 2 PostScript.

       -lg group
               Print symbols in keyboard groups starting from group.

       -ll level
               Print symbols starting from shift level level.

       -mono   Generate black-and-white image of keyboard (default).

       -n num  Print num copies.

       -nkg num
               Print the symbols in num keyboard groups.

       -npk num
               Number of keyboard images to print on each page; for EPS files,
               this specifies the total number of keyboard images to print.

       -o file Write output to file.

       -Rdirectory
               Use directory as the root directory; all path names are  inter-
               preted relative to directory.

       -pict which
               Controls  use  of  pictographs  instead  of  keysym names where
               available.  which can be any of all, none, or  common(default).

       -synch  Forces synchronization for X requests.

       -w level
               Sets warning level (0 for no warning, 10 for all warnings).


SEE ALSO

       X(7x),xkbcomp(1)


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright  1995, Silicon Graphics Computer Systems Copyright 1995, 1998
       The Open Group
       See X(7x) for a full statement of rights and permissions.


AUTHOR

       Erik Fortune, Silicon Graphics



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